sábado, 30 de julio de 2011

ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS Tighten up 1968

ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS Tighten up 1968



Hi everybody. I'm Archie Drell of the Drells of Houston, Texas. We don't
only sing but we dance just as good as we walk. In Houston we just started a
new dance called the "Tighten Up." This is the music we tighten up with.

First tighten up on the drums.
Come on now drummer.
I want you to tighten it up for me now.
[Drum solo.]
Oh, yeah.

Tighten up on that bass now.
[Double bass begins.]
Tighten it up. Ha-ha, yeah.

Now let that guitar fall in.
[Guitar begins.]
Oh, yeah.

Tighten up on the organ now.
[Organ begins.]

[Sung:]
Yeah, you do The Tighten up.
Yeah now.
I said if you can do it now,
It sure would be tough.

[Spoken:]
Now look here. Come on now.
Now make it mellow.

[Sung:]
[Clapping.]
Let's tighten it up now.
Do The Tighten It Up.
Everybody can do it now.
So get to it.
We're gonna tighten up.
Let's do the Tighten Up.
You can do it now.
So, baby, get to it.

Let' do your left now.
Let' do your right.
Everybody can do it.
But don'tcha get too tight.
Come on and tighten up.
a-Tighten it up now.
a-Tighten it up now.
Tighten it up.

Ah, do the Tighten Up.
Come on and tighten it up.
Tighten it up, now.
Come on now, Billy, tighten it up.
[Feature drums.]
(Ooo-hoo-ha.) Oh, yeah.
(Sock it to 'em.) Sock it to me now.
(Kick one.) Tighten it up.
[Whistle.] C'mon.

Tighten up that bass.
[Feature double bass.]
(Kick, kick.) Oh, yeah.
(Let's go, tighten up, babe, come on.)

Now look here,
I want that guitar to fall in on that.
[Feature guitar.]
Tighten it up now. Oh, yeah.

Now tighten it up organ.
[Feature organ.]

Yeah, now, everybody, tighten it up.
[Full band.]
Now look here,
We gonna make it mellow for ya now.
We gonna make it mellow now.

[Clapping.]

Tighten it up. You can get up.
Move to your left.
Move to your right.
Tighten it up, now.
[Fade.]
Everything will be out of sight.
Come on and tighten it up.
Tighten up now.
You can do it...

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