Tight A$

Album: Mind Games (1973)
  • Just as tight a$ you can make it
    Hard and slow ain't hard enough
    Just as tight a$ you can shake it girl
    Git it on and do your stuff
    Tight a$ you can get it
    Tight a$ got it made
    Uptight's alright but if ya can't stand the heat
    You better get back in the shade

    Well, just as tight a$ an Indian rope trick
    Long and tough ain't hard enough
    Just as tight a$ a dope fiend's fix my friend
    Git it up and do your stuff

    Tight a$ you can boogie
    Tight a$ got it made
    Uptight's alright but if ya can't stand the heat
    you better get back in the shade
    Wehell, alright

    Alright, hooo, oohoo
    Well, tight a$ you can make it
    Hard and slow ain't hard enough
    Just as tight a$ you can shake it girl
    Git it on and do your stuff
    Tight a$ you can get it
    Tight a$ got it made
    Uptight's alright but if ya can't stand the heat
    You better get back in the shade

    Well, tight a$ an Indian rope trick
    Hard along ain't hard enough
    Just as tight a$ a dope fiend's fix my friend
    Git it up and do your stuff

    Tight a$ you can boogie
    Tight a$ got it made
    Uptight's alright but if ya can't stand the heat
    you better get back in the shade
    Well

    Well, tight a$ got me cornered
    Tight a$ got me laid
    Tight a$ strut your stuff so tough, girl
    Just a sittin'in the midnight shade
    Tight a$ she can do it
    Tight a$ she got laid

    Uptight's alright but if ya can't stand the heat
    you better get back in the shade
    Uptight's alright but if ya can't stand the heat
    Well you better get back in the shade
    Oh, woo, oh yeah...

Comments: 2

  • Wayne from New Haven, CtDave Spinozza plays that great lead guitar
    on this song. His Cousin Freddie, played the drums in my band a few years back. We just a had a small cover/original band out of New Haven, Ct.
  • Kevin from Reading , PaThis song, while likeable upon initial listenings, ends up being an example of the kind of filler Lennon produced on "Mind Games" and "Walls and Bridges." Shellshocked after the berating he took for "Some Time in NYC" and by his split from Yoko, John just didn't seem to have a lot to say, as this song points out. Fortunately, even in his slump, he managed to come up with the song "Mind Games" and "#9 Dream," which, for my money, may be his best post Beatles songs. They have aged well because they are not linked to the "news of the day" or to his domestic situaiton at the time.
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