Every town I go in
There's a street, uh, huh
Name of the street, uh, huh
Funky funky Broadway

Down on Broadway, huh
There's a nightclub, now, now
Name of the nightclub, now baby
Funky Funky Broadway

Down on Broadway
There's a crowd, now, huh
Name of the crowd, baby
Broadway crowd

Down on Broadway, yeah
There's a dancestep, huh
Name of the dance,
Funky Funky Broadway, hey! huh

Wiggle your legs now, baby
Shake your head, ooh, huh
Do the shing-a-ling now baby, now
Shake, shake, shake now
You don't know, huh, baby, now
You don't know, now woman, owww!
Doin' the funky Broadway, hey!
Lord have mercy

Oh, you got me feelin' alright

Dirty filthy Broadway
Don't I like the Broadway, huh
That Broadway, lookit here

Down on Broadway
There's a woman
Name of the woman, huh
Broadway woman, hey!

Down on Broadway, yeah
There's a man, huh
Name of the man [fade]

Written by Dyke Christian from Dyke And The Blazers. Originally performed by Wilson Pickett, from his 1967 album The Sound Of Wilson Picket. The above lyrics refer to his original version.

Played with Steel Mill on 24 Mar 1970 at the Monmouth College in long Branch, NJ (most probably). That show was a replacement concert for a cancellation of the musical "Hair". Sound-checked on 12 Dec 1975 at the C W Post College in Greenvale, NY. Later played with The Shots on 04 Sep 1977 at the Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ.

The last known performance was on 16 Jul 1994 with Southside Johnny, Max Weinberg, Patti, and Jon Bon Jovi at the Stone Pony Tent, Asbury Park, NJ.

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