Vanz Kant Danz

Album: Centerfield (1985)
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  • Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind

    Out in the street the crowd is gatherin'
    Pushed down by the heat of the building, they're wantin' to dance
    Makin' their way up the street, a boy with a pig and a radio
    Little Billy can work on the crowd, put 'em into a trance
    For the little pig Vanz

    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind

    You're watchin' 'em dance, not a care in the world
    So Billy and Vanz get busy, they're makin' their move
    The little pig knows what to do
    He's silent and quick, just like Oliver Twist
    Before it's over, your pocket is clean
    A four-legged thief paid a visit on you

    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind

    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind

    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind
    Vanz can't dance, but he'll steal your money
    Watch him or he'll rob you blind Writer/s: JOHN C. FOGERTY
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Comments: 6

  • Matthew Mitchell from Memphis, TnI first heard this song "Vanz Kant Danz" back in the late 80"s. It resonated with me back then, and I still sings and relates to the many Vanz Danzs in my life. What about you?
  • Linjber from Erie, PaLaura in Seattle, AZ - did you ever see the video? It's a PIG who picks the pockets, and he has 4 legs. It doesn't have to make "logical" sense
  • Laura from Seattle, AzWhile all the lyrics I've seen online indicate that Vanz is a "pig", I've always heard it as "pick" as in "pick-pocket", and thought the four-legged thief was the two boys, one with a guitar who plays for the crowd while the other picks pockets. Makes a lot more sense than a pig in the song's story line - never mind the possible reference to those in the music industry who are greedy.
  • Mike from Matawan, NjUhhh, Jason? Your memory is extremely flawed. MTV came about in 1981. "Centerfield" was released in 1985. The more you know.....
  • Jason from Houston, TxIn response to the statement above that this video failed to garner much public notice:

    You have to first remember that this video appeared on the scene before 'Centerfield' was released. It even predates MTV going on the air unless my memory is extremely flawed. I remember seeing it for the first time when it aired with an interview that John Fogerty did on a late night talk show. I loved it the first time I saw it and I still love playing it. (currently available on You Tube)

    Had MTV or VH1 given it a fair exposure, it would have been popular. MTV, for some reason, gave props and validated videos of the artist/band singing on a stage. To me, those are not truly a music video as defined by the genre. They are merely concert videos.
  • Mike from Hueytown , AlThis song is hilarious hahaha This song can describe alot of people in the music industry
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