Boogie On Reggae Woman

Album: Fulfillingness' First Finale (1974)
Charted: 12 3
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  • I like to see you boogie
    Right across the floor
    I like to do it to you
    Till you holla for more

    I like to reggae
    But you dance too fast for me
    I'd like to make love to you
    So you can make me scream

    So boogie on reggae woman
    What is wrong with me
    Boogie on reggae woman
    Baby can't you see

    I'd like to see both of us
    Fall deeply in love
    I'd like to see you na
    Under the stars above
    Yes I would
    I'd like to see both of us
    Fall deeply in love, yeah
    I'd like to see you in the raw
    Under the stars above

    So boogie on reggae woman
    What is wrong with you
    Boogie on reggae woman
    What you tryin' to do
    (Can I play? Can I play?)
    (No!)

    Boogie on reggae woman
    What is wrong with me
    Boogie on reggae woman
    What you tryin' to do

    Boogie on reggae woman
    Let me do it to you
    Boogie on reggae woman
    What you tryin' to doWriter/s: STEVIE WONDER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 6

  • Edward C. Hernandez from Los Angeles, Ca.I agree with Jesse=Madison, Wi. whole heartedly! Stevie's music just busts my seams with passion and thought. I am so moved by music I should have been a musician. I have no technical or practical knowledge of music other than ears that listen and hear everything in a piece of music. I can't be still with this piece!!! Ever!
  • Andrew from MalaysiaThis song should be dubbed as the "farting song" as the opening musical accompaniment sounds like someone breaking wind!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 26th 1975, "Boogie On Reggae Woman" by Stevie Wonder peaked at #3 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on November 10th, 1974 and spent 17 weeks on the Top 100 (and 8 of those 17 weeks were on the Top 10)...
    And on December 22nd, 1974 it reached #1 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    It was track 4 on his seventeenth studio album, 'Fulfillingness First Finale', and the album peaked at #1 on both Billboard's Top 200 Albums and Soul Albums charts...
    One other track from the album also made the Top 100 chart, "You Haven't Done Nothin'", it reached #1 on both the Top 100 and R&B Singles chart...
    And when you're hot, you're hot; his next two releases, "I Wish" and "Sir Duke", both reached #1 on both the Top 100 and R&B Singles chart...
    Mr. Wonder, born Stevland Hardaway Judkins, will celebrate his 64th birthday in four months on May 13th (2014).
  • Tanya from La Verne, CaSmooth. Sensual. Stevie!!! I love this song.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaThis song is anothe Stevie Wonder tour de force! The man has music flowing through his veins, and it is purely displayed here. But, I do NOT hear him say "Boogie on reggae woman" in the chorus. That may be the name of the song, but, at best, I hear "Boogie only woman." Stevie kind of deliberately mumbles in this song. Whatever. Genius!!
  • Jesse from Madison, WiGod, no comments yet? Does nobody know great music at all? The bass was an ARP 2600 synthesizer, but it drove the song like a freaked out live bass player. Wonder also played (to the best of my knowledge) every darned instrument in the song. Drums, piano, everything. It's all Stevie. This song deserves much more credit and accolades than it gets, and seems to be left off of most "'70s Format" playlists in favor of his more popular (but not better) songs. This one is a true classic in rare form.
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