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Ting-A-Ling
by Shabba Ranks



Ting-a-ting-a-ting-a-l-ting-a-l-ting-a-li-ting-a-li-ting-a-lin-ting-aling-ting-a-ling!
What son tell 'em up? Is a Shabba thing. Suckling scene.(Ting-a-ling-a-ling)
Yard aand foreign kick up, Bruk wil'! (sing)

Ting-a-ling a ling, dancehall it swing, DJ head stuck up when hear boom riddim.
Ting-a-ling a ling, schoolbell a ring, knife and fork ah fight fi dumplin.

Booyaka! Booyaka! call for Shabba Rankin
Shabba Ranks jus' appear and tear annadda man chin through.
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key,
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey - yes.
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key,
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey.
Who dey tink dey are yes dey cyaan lure me
I am di general in di DJ army
Who dot all di I and cross all di T
And set all di gyal dem tickle fancy
And anywhere we go gyal gone crazy (listen)

Ting-a-ling a ling, schoolbell a ring, knife and fork ah fight fi dumplin.

Booyaka! Booyaka! call for Shabba Rankin'
Shabba Rankin' disappear wid di half ah annada man chin through.
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey.
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key,
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey yuh see...

Reggae dancehall it comprised a winery (yuh see)
Lock up yuh foot, gyal wine yuh body (yuh see)
If yuh can wine yuh hold yuh man aan' him carry (yuh see)
Pop pure style when yuh see yuh matey (yuh see)
Mate a try dress but yuh mate nuh ready (yuh see)
(yuh mate a look like she a bugs bunny)
She a cartoon and she nuh real
Gyal a get di lovin you a get di money (yuh see)
Bumper bump up cos yuh full a quality
Trailer load a girls dem gwaan cra...[crazy]

Ah wid di great body girls dem..
Like Jamaican girls dem..
Aan' di American girls dem..
Aan' di English girls dem...
What about Canadian girls dem...
All di Japanese girls dem...
Di Caribbean girls dem...
Yuh should hear likkle children sing; (weh dem sing?)

Ting-a-ling a ling, dancehall it swing, DJ head stuck up when dem hear boom riddim.
Ting-a-ling a ling, schoolbell it ring, knife and fork ah fight fi dumplin.

Booyaka! Booyaka! call fi Shabba Rankin
Shabba Ranks step aside and tear off DJ chin through.
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey (yes)
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey

Yuh cyaan mix quantity wid quality.
A man of quality yes him have ability.
Wid mi strong mind and a dat a carry mi
I get di willpower from God almighty
Many have come but di chosen is me
What is for Ceaser could never be for me
Dey cyaan harm me no dey cyaan lure me
I am di general in di DJ army
Who dot all di I and cross all di T
Cash register ring an dem make nuff money

Ting-a-ling a ling, dancehall it swing, DJ head stand up when dem hear boom riddim.
Ting-a-ling a ling, schoolbell ring, knife and fork ah fight fi dumplin.

Booyaka! Booyaka! call for Shabba Rankin'
Shabba Ranks step aside and tear off DJ chin through.
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey (yes)
Dem a di don, to di biz we av di key
Put di don to di key and turn him inna donkey (you see)

Reggae dancehall it comprised a winery (you see)
Cock up yuh foot, gyal wine yuh body-ee-ee
Jump up-up-up and shake your body-ee-ee
Muggle pon yuh mate cah yu mate nuh ready-ee-ee.
Mate look skinny like maccaroni-ee-ee
When yuh mate skin yuh juss call her thready-ee-ee
If a gyal ready den a gyal nuh ready-ee-ee
Don't want no gyal wid no ball out belly-ee-ee
Belly haffi flat like a wheely penny.
Hear di likkle children sing wid quality
(dem sing)

Ting-a-ling-a-ling, dancehall dem swing.
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Lyrics submitted by Samantha.