Original Hampster Dance circa 1997 (hamsters dancing online)... and peek at the new
Song clip is copyrighted content in this video is © 1997 - 2009 Abatis International, LLC. All Rights Reserved. So, please get their permission before using. They can be found at hampsterdance.com
-- Check out a page I wrote up and dumped to google drive (it's all on the page in base64 encoding and js): drive.google.com/file/d/0B3I7NcFpudd6OHNWQktEcUVzLVU/view?pli=1
Download and open in modern browser. I stretch to fit which is close to how it kind of looked since screens weren't so great back then.
Originally it was created by Canadian art student Deidre LaCarte for geocities, but grew into a huge internet meme. The site was named after her hamster, Hampton.
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Alternate source site: pages.cs.wisc.edu/~boris/dance/
The original song is "Whistle Stop" by Roger Miller which was adapted by Disney in "Robin Hood" (the cartoon):