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from Early Years - The Beatles

"What'd I Say" is track #6 on the album Early Years - The Beatles. It was written by Charles, Ray.
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Hey mama, don't you treat me wrong,
Come and love your daddy all night long.
All right now, hey-hey, all right.

See the girl with the diamond ring,
She knows how to shake that thing.
All right now, now, now, hey-hey, hey-hey.

Tell your mama, tell your pa,
I'm gonna send you back to arkansas.
Oh, yes, ma'am. you don't do right,
Don't do right.

When you see me in misery,
Come on, baby, see about me.
Now, yeah-yeah, all right,
All right, aw, play it, boy.

[instrumental break featuring ray on the piano.]

When you see me in misery,
Come on, baby, see about me.
Now, yeah, hey-hey, all right.

See the girl with the red dress on,
She can do the birdland all night long.
Yeah-yeah, what i say, all right.

Well, tell me what i say, yeah.
Tell me what i say, right now.
Tell me what i say.
Tell me what i say, right now.
Tell me what i say,
Tell me what i say, yeah.

And i wanna know,
Baby, i wanna know right now.
And a-i wanna know,
Bary, i wanna know right now, yeah.
And a-i wanna know,
Said, i wanna know, yeah.

[band members all speak at once.]
[ray speaks:]
What? what's that?
Hey, don't quit now! c'mon honey.
Naw, i got, i uh-uh-uh, i'm changing.
Stop! stop! we'll do it again.
Wait a minute, wait a minute.
Oh, hold it! hold it! hold it!

[the above ad-lib changes from recording to recording.]

Unh (unh), oh (oh).
Unh (unh), oh (oh).
Unh (unh), oh (oh).

Wohhhhh! one more time.
(just one more time.)
Say it a-one more time, right now.
(just one more time.)
Say it a-one more time, now.
(just one more time.)
Say it a-one more time, yeah.
(just one more time.)
Say it a-one more time.
(just one more time.)
Say it a-one more time, yeah.
(just one more time.)

Unh (unh), hoh (oh).
Hunh (hunh), hoh (hoh).
Hunh (hunh), hoh (hoh).

Ahhh! make me feel so good.
(make me feel so good.)
Make me feel so good now, yeah.
(make me feel so good.)
Woah! baby.
(make me feel so good.)
Make me feel so good, yeah.
(make me feel so good.)
Make me feel so good.
(make me feel so good.)
Make me feel so good, yeah.
(make me feel so good.)

Unh (unh), hoh (oh).
Hunh (hunh), hoh (hoh).
Hunh (hunh), hoh (hoh).

Ohhhh! it's all right.
(baby, it's all right.)
Said, a-it's all right, right now.
(baby, it's all right.)
Said, a-it's all right.
(baby, it's all right.)
Said, a-it's all right, yeah.
(baby, it's all right.)
Said, a-it's all right.
(baby, it's all right.)
Said, a-it's all right.
(baby, it's all right.)

Woah! shake that thing, now.
(baby, shake that thing.)
Baby, shake that thing, now, now.
(baby, shake that thing.)
Baby, shake that thing.
(baby, shake that thing.)
Baby, shake that thing, right now.
(baby, shake that thing.)
Baby, shake that thing.
(baby, shake that thing.)
Baby, shake that thing.
(baby, shake that thing.)

Woah! i feel all right, now, yeah.
(make me feel all right.)
Said, i feel all right, now.
(make me feel all right,)
Woooah!
(make me feel all right,)
Tell you, i feel all right.
(make me feel all right.)
Said, i feel all right.
(make me feel all right.)
Baby, i feel all right.
(make me feel all right.)

Songwriters
CHARLES, RAY

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