Get Up And Dance

Credits

 

"Get Up and Dance" - Shalli Burchell
(R. Meltzer, J.E.Weekes)(BMI)
(Capsicum Music, LLC)(Soul of Zion Music)(BMI)
produced and arranged by Joseph Everton "Reality" Weekes and Roger Meltzer

Lyrics

Intro/Bridge – congas, horns and bkgds) 

 

  (smokin’, smokin’) 

  (too hot, too hot to touch) 

  (so hot, so hot, so hot they’re smokin’) 

  (too hot, too hot, too hot, too hot) 

 

Release- (Get up, Get up) 4X 

  with dj ad lib 

 

All da bashy honeys dem 

Oono look hot 

Next to smokin’ 

Guys, 

If yah nah lean up, come an’ dance 

Yah nah gonna get none 

 

  Verse- Noddin’ heads… 

  Stompin’ feet 

  Standin there… holdin’ wall 

  Trust me now, mi bredren… it ain’t a-gonna fall 

 

  Verse- So, tell I, whatcha ‘fraid of 

  When all dem eyes ‘pon me 

  And (ev’ryone’s) ev’ryone’s (dancin’ now) dancin’ now 

  (So who is gonna see?) 

 

dj/singingjay Lift- (Get up, get up)) And nobody care if you no Fred Astaire 

  (Get up, get up)) Or got two left feet when da beat’s dis sweet…just 

 

dj/singing jay Chorus- (Get up) Get up (Get up)…Get up and dance (get up and dance) 

  Got no time (no time)...For no I can’ts 

  C/mon (Get up) Stand up (Get up)…Get up and dance (get up and dance) 

  Dese roots rock (roots rock)…But not for plants (not for plants) 

 

Ad lib - dj/singing jay over 6 bars of release grove 

 

  Verse- Ain’t no wrong way… 

  Ain’t no right 

  So just groove… how y’all do 

  Don’t be so self-conscious...ain’t no one watchin’ you 

 

  Verse- So, tell me now, whatcha ‘fraid of 

  When all dem eyes ‘pon me 

  And ev’ryone’s (ev’ryone’s) dancin’ now (dancin’ now) 

  (So who, who is gonna see?) 

 

dj/singing jay Lift- (Get up, get up) And nobody care if you no Fred Astaire 

  (Get up, get up) Take a chance…so you split your pants….just 

 

 

dj/singingjay Chorus- (Get up) Get up (Get up)…(Get up and dance) Get up and dance 

  (No time) Got no time…For no I can’ts...oh, no...no 

  C’mon (Get up) Stand up (Get up)…Get up and dance (get up and dance) 

  (Roots rock) Dese roots rock …(not for plants) but not for plants 

 

Ad lib – 8 bars dj/singing jay over chorus groove 

 

Ad lib – dj/singing jay Bridge- (smokin’, smokin’) 

  (too hot, too hot to touch) 

  (so hot, so hot, so hot they’re smokin’) 

  (too hot, too hot, too hot, too hot) 

 

Ad lib-dj/singing jay over chorus groove 

 

Double Chorus- (Get up)…(Get up)…(Get up and dance) 

 

  (Get up)…(Get up)…(Get up and dance) 

  (Roots rock)…(not for plants) 

 

  (Get up)…(Get up)..(Get up and dance) 

 

  (Get up)…(Get up)...(Get up and dance). 

  (Roots rock)...(But not for plants) 

 

Repeat chorus and fade on horns