It's Too Funky in Here

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"It's Too Funky in Here" is a song recorded by James Brown. Released as a single in May 1979, it charted #15 R&B. It also appeared on the album The Original Disco Man. Critic Robert Christgau praised the song as the "disco disc of the year". Live performances of the song appear on the albums Hot On the One, Live in New York, and Live at Chastain Park.


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Mmm, mmm
Too funky in here!!!
Gimme some air!
Too-woo funky in here!
Gimme some aaair!!
Open up the window, man!

Too fun-kay!
Say it!
Gimme some aaair!
Too fun-kay
In here!
Gimme some air!
It too funky in here!
Gimme some air!
Ooh, woo, woo, woo, woo, woo, woo, woo
Too fun-kay, ow!
Gimme some air ow, nyow!

Bass needs, a little watering down
A-hoo, hah!
Guitar could use, a little cool-uh sound-hyuh!
I need a little air-freshen up, Under the drums-uh!
Open up the window, y'all!
Let out some!

Here are the man ain't leaving no slack-uh! Ha!
Horns ain't holding, nothing back!
Ooo, uh!
Whole band knows that they getting down!
The air's polluted with a fun-kay, fun-kay sound
Now say it a-gaiiin!

In the bridge, y'all!
Hooow, wow wow!
Guitar man!! Put it in you funky hand
And play!
Getting down tha's right!
My name james brown is gyown!
Too fun-kay!
Too fun-kay in here!
Saaay it!
Gimme some air!

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James Brown

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist. He is the originator of funk music and is a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance. more »

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Written by: Bradley Aaron Shapiro, George Henry Jackson, Robert Alton Miller, Walter Shaw

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