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Lyrics by: Rick James
# Debut Chart
66 May '82 Hot 100

Lyrics

Yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi When you’re on the top There’s no place you can really go but down, down, down People on the street congratulate you They say they love the way you sound, well When you’re on the low No one wants to chit or chat or even know your name Your agent’s never there Your manager has ripped you off and gone somewhere Standing on the top Standing on the top, top On the top getting down, yeah Standing on the top (Yeah), top On the top getting down, Temptations sing


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Standing on the top, top Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Standing on the top, top Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh When you’re on the top Everyone you meet they wanna be your long lost friend They say how great you are, a superstar But do you have any money to lend (Hey, man, can you loan me a few bucks) When you’re on the low Where do all the freaks and fancy people go, [I don’t know] I don’t know People sit and stare Askin’ crazy questions, “Do you braid your hair” and “What’s L-7 Square” Standing on the top, top On the top getting down, ho Hey...hoo Standing on the top, top On the top getting down, down, down, down Standing on the top (Sing) Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh (Well, well, well, well, well, well) Standing on the top (Well) Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh (Standing on the top getting down) Can you understand it [We understand it] Can you understand it what I’m talkin’ about When I say that funk is here to stay [We understand it] Can you understand it what I’m talkin’ about That funk is here to stay, oh [We understand it] If you understand it say, “Yeah” {Yeah...yeah...} We want the funk We want the funk and nothing else [We want the funk] We want the funk and nothing else will do We want the funk We want the funk and nothing else [We want the funk] We want the funk and nothing else will do We want the funk We want the funk and nothing else [We want the funk] We want the funk and nothing else will do We want the funk We want the funk and nothing else [We want the funk

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