Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

Album: Sex & Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll: The Best of Ian Dury and the Blockh (1978)
Charted: 1
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  • In the deserts of Sudan
    And the gardens of Japan
    From Milan to Yucatan
    Every woman, every man

    Hit me with your rhythm stick.
    Hit me! Hit me!
    Je t'adore, ich liebe dich,
    Hit me! hit me! hit me!
    Hit me with your rhythm stick.
    Hit me slowly, hit me quick.
    Hit me! Hit me! Hit me!

    In the wilds of Borneo
    And the vineyards of Bordeaux
    Eskimo, Arapaho
    Move their body to and fro.

    Hit me with your rhythm stick.
    Hit me! Hit me!
    Das ist gut! C'est fantastique!
    Hit me! hit me! hit me!
    Hit me with your rhythm stick.
    It's nice to be a lunatic.
    Hit me! Hit me! Hit me!

    Hit me! Hit me! Hit me!
    In the dock of Tiger Bay
    On the road to Mandalay
    From Bombay to Santa Fe
    Over hills and far away

    Hit me with your rhythm stick.
    Hit me! Hit me!
    C'est si bon, mm? Ist es nicht?
    Hit me! hit me! hit me!
    Hit me with your rhythm stick.
    Two fat persons, click, click, click.
    Hit me! Hit me! Hit me!

    Hit me! Hit me! Hit me!
    Hit me!
    Hit me!
    Hit me! Ow!
    Hit me!
    Hit me!
    Hit me! hit me!

    Hit me [Repeat: x 5]

    Hit me! Hit me! Hit me! Writer/s: CHARLES JEREMY JANKEL, IAN ROBINS DURY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Bloo63 from Manchester UkReplying to Heckman from Austin, it is 'Put another dime in the juke box baby.'
  • Heckman from AustinWhat is Ian saying at the very beginning of the song??
  • AnonymousWhat on earth could this song be about? I just can't imagine!
  • David from Nottingham, United KingdomThis song is famous for one thing- it has the best bass line in the history of the world, played by Norman Watt-Roy. I play bass amongst other things but it's way too fast for me- I can't match it!
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