Manhattan TransferSing Moten's Swing

That's swing! Yes, sir! (Swingin' from the time of birth) Hip thing - gasser! (Swingin' fit t'shake the earth) My man! Benny! (Swing a man for all he's worth) That's Moten's thing Verse 1 Swing, that's the thing Y'gotta dig it Bust loose 'n give it a try Go! Go! Go! Swing it! Swing it! Swing it! Verse 2 Put some pepper in the pot 'n that'll make it sweet an' hot 'Cause you're swingin', swingin', swingin' Guitar Solo Repeat Verse 1 Violin Solo/Background Vocals: Take it Jackson! Make some action, oh, yeah Stir it up, stir it up, stir it up, stir it up Benny Hey! Moten's motion Makes you feel some, oh, yeah Stir it up, stir it up, stir it up Let the chick steal some - GO!!! Steel Guitar Solo Repeat Background Vocals Let the chick steal some - GO!!! Janis' Solo: Aw - shake that pretty little bundle Til you're poppin' your top "Cause I'm jus' gittin' in the groove Baby, please don't stop Ooh - turn me loose, lemme go, gimme room, Lemme flow like water downstream I'm livin' my dream. swingin' like a rusty gate - oops! That's it, it's the Moten's swing Violin solo/Janis' Solo: If you ever git it, don't 'cha run wit it, Benny done did it way back Yes, sir, Mr. Moten It's his thing That's swingin' - He's a swingin' it Nobody can define it It's a thing you can't describe in words It's swingin', it's swingin' Swing, they call it Benny Moten does it Mos' people groove behin' it Crowdin' every ballroom floor in herds Jes' swingin', an' swingin's What they call it Benny Moten was it Satchmo from Oliver defined it - Singin' Basie with Moten, he refined it - swingin' Now everyone's hip Everyone's hip to the tip People say it drives you crazy Everyone digs that thing Everyone likes a fling Everyone likes to swing
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