there was a time lyrics – james brown

uhh, lookie here, ha
there was a day, ha
there was a time, ha
when i used to dance, ha
there was a time, ha
when i used to prance

but dig me now, baby, ha
don’t worry bout later
dig the dance i used to do
they call the mashed potatos, hey

uhh, ha, uhh
there was a dance
now dig this, ha
there was a dance, ha
they call the jerk
everybody relax
and watch me work, oww

ha, in my home town
where i used to stay
the name of the place, ha
is augusta, ga

down there
we have a good time
we don’t talk, ha
we all get together
any type of weather
then we do the camel walk, oww

lookie here, dig this
now there was a dance
that i used to do
the name of the dance, ha
they call the boogaloo

i may not do the dance
as well as you, ha
but baby, you can
bet your bottom dollar
you’ll never hear me holler
i’ll do the best
that i can do, oh

uhh, lookie here, feeling good
there was a time
sometime i danced
lookie here
sometimes i danced
sometimes i clown
but you can bet you
haven’t seen nothing yet
until you’ve seen me do
the james brown, ow

/ james brown lyrics