Walk This Way

Album: Raising Hell (1986)
Charted: 8 4
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  • Now there's a backseat, lover
    That's always undercover
    And I talk 'til my daddy say
    Said you ain't seen, nothin'
    Til you're down on the muffin
    And there's sure to be a change in ways
    Now there's a cheer, leader
    That's a real big, pleaser
    As far as I can reminisce
    But the best thing, love it
    Was her sister and her, cousin
    And it started with a little kiss, like this

    She starts, swingin'
    With the boys in, tune
    And her feet just fly up in the air
    Singin' hey diddle diddle with a kitty in the middle
    And they swingin' like it just don't care
    So I took a big, chance
    At the high school, dance
    With a lady who was ready to play
    It wasn't me she was, foolin
    'Cause she knew what was she was, doin'
    When she told me how to walk this way

    She told me to
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!

    She told me to
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!

    Well just gimme a kiss!
    Ooh, a-like this!

    School girl, sleazy
    With a, classy kind of sassy
    Little skirt hangin' way up her knee
    There were three young ladies
    In the school gym, locker
    And they find they were lookin' D
    I was high school, loser
    Never made it with a, lady
    Til a boy told me somethin' I missed
    That my next door, neighbor
    Had a daughter, had a favor
    And I gave the girl a little kiss, like this

    She starts swingin' with the boys in the school
    With her feet flyin' up in the air
    Singing hey diddle diddle with a kitty in the middle
    I was swingin' like I didn't care
    So I took a big chance at the high school dance
    With a miss who was ready to play
    Wasn't me she was foolin' 'cause she knew what she was doin'
    When she told me how to walk this way

    She told me to
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!

    She told me to
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!
    Walk this way!
    Talk this way!

    Well just gimme some head!
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Comments: 6

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1986 {September 6th} a video of "Walk This Way" by Run-D.M.C. with Aerosmith was aired on the ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time "Walk This Way" was at position #10 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, three weeks later it would peak at #4 {for 1 week} and it spent sixteen weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #8 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1983 and 1998 the New York City group had twenty two records on the Hot R&B Singles chart, four* made the Top 10...
    Besides the above "Walk This Way", their three other Top 10 records were "Adidas" {#5 in 1986}, "Run's House" {#10 in 1988}, and "Down With The King" {#9 in 1993}...
    Group member Jam-Master Jay, born Jason William Mizell, passed away at the young age of 37 on October 30th, 2002...
    May he R.I.P.
    * They just missed having a fifth Top 10 record when their "Hard Times" peaked at #11 in 1984...
  • Melinda from AustraliaChris. You are probably right there. And I do remember as a young person being shocked by this hip hop song blended together with Aerosmith. White Metal. Pretty sure it had never been done before. We were like, WTF. But it was so good. My friends and I loved it. Happy memories of dancin to it.
  • Chris from Vancouver, BcI don't know if this is a glaring indictment of American sociology, but r&b and rock needed a white face in Elvis to wake people up to real music, and rap needed a white face in Steven Tyler to wake people up to hip hop.
  • Rain from Clinton, MdNot a big fan of Run DMC but I do like this song probably because I'm a huge Aerosmith fan. This song was a great opportunity to introduce rap to a wider community and reinvigorate Aerosmith's popularity. This would probably make for a great film!
  • Grace from Conway, Arrun-dmc introduced me to aerosmith. i'd only see the latter on a music mag cover when i was a teen (i still have it -- scary).
  • J from Norfolk, Vaoh my god why r there so many comments 4 the other version of this song but only 1 im writing 4 this 1
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