GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE

Original James Brown version


[Spoken:] Fellas, I'm ready to get up and do my thing, (go ahead, go ahead). I wanna get into it, man, you know, (go ahead). Like a, like a sex machine, man, (yeah, go ahead), moving, doing it, you know. Can I count it off? (Go ahead).

One, two, three, four!

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Stay on the scene, (get on up), like a sex machine, (get on up)

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Stay on the scene, (get on up), like a sex machine, (get on up)

Get up, (get on up)
Stay on the scene, (get on up), like a sex machine, (get on up)

Wait a minute, shake your arm, then use your form
Stay on the scene like a sex machine
You gotta have the feeling sure as you're born
Get it together, right on, right on

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)

Huh!

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)

You said, you said you got, you said the feeling, you got to get
You give me fever in a cold sweat
The way I like it is the way it is
I got mine, don't worry about his

Get up, (get on up)
Stay on the scene, (get on up), like a sex machine, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)

[Spoken:] Bobby, Should I take 'em to the bridge? (Go ahead). Take 'em on to the bridge, (take 'em to the bridge). Should I take 'em to the bridge? (Yeah, go ahead). Take 'em to the bridge? (Go ahead). Hit me now!

Come on, stay on the scene, like a sex machine
The way I like it is the way it is
I got mine, (dig it), he's got his

Stay on the scene, like a loving machine
Stay on the scene, like a loving machine
Stay on the scene

[Spoken:] I wanna count it off one more time now, (go ahead). You wanna hear it like it did on the top, fellas? (Yeah!) Hear it like it did on the top? (Yeah). Hit it now!

Get on up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get on up, (get on up)

Stay on the scene, (get on up), like a loving machine, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Taste, (get on up)
Being, (get on up)
Taste, (get on up)
Being, (get on up)

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Stay on the scene, (get on up), like a sex machine, (get on up)

You gotta have the feeling, (get on up)
Sure as you're born, (get on up)

Get it together, right on, right on
Right on, right on, (right on, right on)
Right on, right on, (right on, right on)
Right on, right on, (right on, right on)

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)

And then, shake your money maker
Shake your money maker
Shake your money maker
Shake your money maker
Shake your money maker
Shake your money maker
Shake your money maker

Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)

Huh!
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)
Get up, (get on up)

[Spoken:] Can we hit it like we did it one more time, from the top? (Yeah). Can we hit like that one more time? (One more time), one more time. Let's hit it and quit, (go ahead). Can we hit it and quit? (Yeah). Can we hit it and quit? (Yeah). Can we hit it and quit? (Yeah). Hit it!


Info

GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE is a song originally released by James Brown in 1970. See the below section for more details.

As far as it's known, Bruce Springsteen covered GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE live twice, off-tour, in 1994 and in 2001. See the "Live History" section below for more details.

Original James Brown version

GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE is a song written by James Brown, Bobby Byrd, and Ron Lenhoff, and originally released by Brown as a single in 1970. The above lyrics are for the original James Brown version of GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE as released in 1970.

James Brown -- "Get Up I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine (Part 1)  / Get Up I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine (Part 2)"
Hank Williams -- "Get Up I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine (Part 1) / Get Up I Feel Like Being Like A Sex Machine (Part 2)"

7" single - King (45-6318) - USA, 1970

Live History

GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE was performed off-tour on 30 Apr 1994 at House Of Blues in West Hollywood, CA, with James Brown, during a private party to launch the new club.

GET UP I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE was performed off-tour on 27 May 2001 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ, with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes.

  1. 30 Apr 1994 at House Of Blues, West Hollywood, CA
  2. 27 May 2001 at The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ

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