Wang Dang Doodle

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The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musical improvisation. "Their music," writes Lenny Kaye, "touches on ground that most other groups don't even know exists." These various influences were distilled into a diverse and psychedelic whole that made the Grateful Dead "the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world." They were ranked 57th in the issue The Greatest Artists of all Time by Rolling Stone magazine. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and their Barton Hall Concert at Cor… more »

Tell Automatic Slim 
Tell Razor Totin' Jim 
Tell Butcher Knife Totin' Annie 
Tell Fast Talkin' Fanny 

Tonight we're gonna pitch a ball 
Down to that union hall 
Gonna romp and tromp 'till midnite 

We're gonna fuss and fight 'till daylight 
We're gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long 

Tell Poodle I'll tell him here 
Tell Albert I'll see him near 
Tell old Pistol Pete 

Everybody gonna meet 
Tonight we need no rest 
We're really gonna throw a mess 
We're gonna break out all the windows 

Gonna kick down all the doors 
We're gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long 
Tell Fats and Washboard Sam 
That everybody's gonna jam 

Just shake it Boxcar Joe 
We got sawdust on the floor 
Tell Chicken Head Till I Die 
We're gonna have a time 

When the fish head fills the air 
Be snuff(skunk) juice everywhere 
We're gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long

Written by: WILLIE DIXON


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