Shake

Album: Shake (1965)
Charted: 7
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  • Shake!
    Shake!
    Shake!
    Shake!

    Listen

    Listen while I talk to you
    I tell you what we're gonna do
    There's a new thing that's going around
    And I'll tell you what they're puttin' down


    Just move your body all around
    And just shake
    Oh, mamma
    Shake
    that's the way to do it
    Shake
    Oh, you're looking good now
    Shake
    Yeah, ha

    Shake it like a bowl of soup
    And make your body loop de loop
    Put your hands on your hips
    And kinda let your backbone slip
    Move your body like a whip
    And just shake!

    Umm, that's doing it
    Shake
    Yeah, you're looking good now
    Shake
    Go on, do it baby
    Shake
    Yeah, Ohh

    A Ring-A-Ling-a-Ling
    Honey, Shakin' is the latest thing
    And if you want to swing
    Just loosen up them shoulders

    And if you want to really roll
    You got to do the thing with soul
    Shake the shake with all your might
    Oh, if you do it, do it right
    Just make your body loose and light
    And kinda shake
    Oh, honey

    Shake
    Hoooo
    Shake
    Oh, that's the way to do it
    Shake
    Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-yeah

    Alright

    Oh, you're doing it now honey

    see'mon, loosen up them shoulders

    If you want to really roll
    Got to do the thing with soul
    Shake the shake with all your might
    Now, if you do it, do it right
    Make your body loose and light
    And just shake
    Oh, I like to do it
    Shake
    Make me feel good now
    Shake
    All gone baby
    Shake
    Don't be shy now
    Shake
    Dance, with you mama
    Shake
    Don't, do it baby
    Shake
    Oh, yeah
    Shake
    [FADE OUT] Writer/s: Sam Cooke
    Publisher: Abkco Music Inc., BMG Rights Management, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Wixen Music Publishing
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Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 3rd, 1965 "Shake" by Sam Cooke entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on February 21st it peaked at #7 (for 1 week) and spent 11 weeks on the Top 100...
    Twenty-three days earlier Mr. Cooke lost his life in Los Angeles...
    It reached #4 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Was composed by Sam Cooke...
    Otis Redding covered it in 1967, his recorded 'live' version peaked at #16 on the R&B Singles chart...
    The Supremes' 1965 'We Remember Sam Cooke' album peaked at #75 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    R.I.P. Mr. Cooke (1931 - 1964), Mr. Redding (1941 - 1967), and the Supremes' Ms. Ballard (1943 - 1976).
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