The Hyland version reached number one on the Billboard Hot , selling a million copies in the US, and was a worldwide hit. The song has been adapted into French as " Itsy bitsy petit bikini " and into German as " Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Honolulu-Strand-Bikini ", reaching number one on national charts in both languages. Several versions of the song have proved successful in various European countries. The story told through the three verses of the song is as follows: 1 the young lady is too afraid to leave the locker where she has changed into her bikini; 2 she has made it to the beach but sits on the sand wrapped in a blanket; and 3 she has finally gone into the ocean, but is too afraid to come out, and stays immersed in the water — despite the fact that she's " turning blue " — to hide herself from view. Trudy Packer recited the phrases " The early s saw a slew of surf movies and other film and television productions that rapidly built on the song's momentum.
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Timmy is an English TV presenter, broadcaster, and artist. The song was initially written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss. Production for the single was by Nigel Wright, the British music producer. Paul Vance got the inspiration for the song after seeing his daughter was too shy to wear a bikini in public places. However when the song came out there was a sudden interest in bikinis and sales took off, this song is credited as being one of the factors for the popularity of the swimwear and the acceptance by society.