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Get Up Offa That Thing

Lyrics

Ahhooww
Hey
We're collecting money here
That's right, we're talking to you
full lyrics
Ahhooww
Hey
We're collecting money here
That's right, we're talking to you
full lyrics

Features of This Track

funk roots
flat out funky grooves
a subtle use of vocal harmony
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
demanding instrumental part writing
a busy horn section
heavy syncopation
minor key tonality
groove based composition
a gravelly male vocalist
an aggressive male vocalist
electric pianos
classic rhodes sound
upbeat lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

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I think I just fell offa that thing...
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I was gonna stay on my thang....but I think I'm gonna up off that thang☺
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Get up offa it...
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hee hee, i'm sitting at my desk on a monday morning in atlanta and it's a rainy morning and I have a young white girl sitting next to me and she says i know that song but i don't know who sang it and i says yeah it's the god father of soul james brown, hee hee
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@ my advanced age, & in my somewhat challenged physical condition, I can't "Get Up Offa that Thing" without a LOTTA HELP!!!!! But once I do, I can STILL BOOGIE!!!!!
Oh, the power of GREAT MUSIC....... . . : - D
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autumn01777
Cool
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Get up offa that thing
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What You Say Pandora Lets Go Love This Song Still To This Day Hot Dam Sure Sounds Sooooooo Good To Me RIP James Brown One Of My Favorite Song's Allllllllllr i g h t Now Say What !!!!!!!!!!!!
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cece365890
This is my jam. This has been in so many movies. I luv this song!!!! :-))))))
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Heard this a miliion times!- The only thing that sticks with me is the movie"Harrie t The Spy"! One of my favorite childhood novels!
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Remind me of Sister Act
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What thang am I getting off of?
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still doing good, feeling good
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Get up and get down. UH! Good gawd.
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YES SIR!!!
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im feelin a whole lot better just got up off my thang!!!!
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dunnrn
ok.. my father specifically requested a DJ who played JB at my wedding. They brought the house down on this one. (50's and up only!) People still talk about it to this day
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if ya dont getupoffatha t t h a n g ya lose
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and try to release that pressure!!! :)
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linda4869
James is the OFFICIAL S**T!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! !
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littleredsle d
Why do I like this so much? =) *gets up offa that thing and dances*
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i m so horny sumbody giv me a bj when i hear this song
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4dougjohnson
My all time favorite James Brown Song!
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holla!THE GODFATHER.

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