Get Down on It

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"Get Down on It" is a 1981 song by American band Kool & the Gang. It was originally released on their Something Special album in 1981. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA. The song hit the top 10 of the US Pop and R&B charts in Billboard in early 1982. It entered the UK charts in December 1981 and reached number three, their highest-charting hit in the UK at that time. It spent a total of 12 weeks on the British play list. Ten years later, it was re-released in the UK charts – on the Mercury label – but only charted for a week (at number 69).  


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What you gonna do? You wanna get down?
Tell me, what you gonna do? Do you wanna get down?
What you gonna do? You wanna get down?
What you gonna do? You wanna get down? Tell me

Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get down on it

How you gonna do it if you really don't wanna dance
By standing on the wall?
(Get your back up off the wall) 
Tell me
How you gonna do it if you really don't wanna dance
By standing on the wall
(Get your back up off the wall) 
'Cause I heard all the people sayin'

Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, if you really want it
Get down on it, you gotta feel it
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, come on and 
Get down on it, baby, baby
Get down on it, get on it
Get down on it

I say people, what? What you gonna do?
You gotta get on the groove
If you want your body to move, tell me, baby

How you gonna do it if you really don't wanna dance
By standing on the wall? 
(Get your back up off the wall)
Tell me
How you gonna do it if you really won't take a chance
By standing on the wall?
(Get your back up off the wall)
'Cause I heard all the people sayin'

Get down on it, get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, when you're dancin'
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it
Get down on it, sha-baba-daba-doo

What you gonna do? Do you wanna get down?
What you gonna do? 
(Get your back up off the wall)
Dance, come on, get your back up off the wall
Dance, come on

Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, if you really want it
Get down on it, you gotta feel it
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, baby, baby
Get down on it, get on it
Get down on it

How you gonna do it if you really don't wanna dance
By standing on the wall? 
(Get your back up off the wall)
Tell me, baby
How you gonna do it if you really won't take a chance
By standing on the wall?
(Get your back up off the wall)
Listen, baby

You know it, when you're dancin', yeah
You show it, when you move, move, move
You know it, when you're dancin', yeah
You show it, as you move across the floor

Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, if you really want it
Get down on it, you gotta feel it
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, baby, baby
Get down on it, get on it
Get down on it, sha-baba-daba-doo

What you gonna do? Do you wanna get down?
What you gonna do? 
(Get your back up off the wall)
Dance, come on, get your back up off the wall
Dance, come on

Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, if you really want it
Get down on it, you gotta feel it
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, come on and
Get down on it, get down it on
Get down on it, while you're dancin'
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, ooh yeah
Get down on it, you move me baby, when you move
Get down on it, ooh, ooh
Get down on it, get down
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get your back up the wall
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get down
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get your back up the wall
Get down on it, get down
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get down on it
Get down on it, get your back up the wall

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Kool & the Gang

Kool & the Gang is an American jazz, R&B, soul, and funk group, originally formed in 1964 as the Jazziacs based in Jersey City, New Jersey. more »

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Written by: Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, George Brown, Robert Bell, Eumir Deodato, James Taylor, Robert Mickens

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