Frankie Smith – Double Dutch Bus

Frankie Smith – Double Dutch Bus

♪ Gimme a “ho” if you got your funky bus fare ♪ ♪ Ho! ho! ho! ♪ ♪ There’s a double dutch bus coming down the street ♪ ♪ Moving pretty fast ♪ ♪ So kinda shuffle your feet ♪ ♪ Get on the bus, pay your fare ♪ ♪ Then tell the driver that you’re ♪ ♪ Going to a Double Dutch Affair ♪ ♪ Fe fi fo fum ♪ ♪ Well I’ll be darn here it comes ♪ ♪ The Double Dutch Bus is on the street ♪ ♪ You’d better get off the curb ♪ ♪ Move your feet ♪ ♪ Bus fare trans-pass ♪ ♪ That’s the way my money lasts ♪ ♪ Ain’t got no car to get around ♪ ♪ When I go to work I’ve gotta go downtown ♪ ♪ Now I’ve missed my train ♪ ♪ That’s a darn shame ♪ ♪ When I’m running late no sleep’s to blame ♪ ♪ If you’ve gotta wife you know I’m right ♪ ♪ You gotta special man well I can understand ♪ ♪ Uptown, downtown everybody’s getting down ♪ ♪ Say uptown, say downtown ♪ ♪ Well I missed my bus I know I’m late ♪ ♪ I gotta do something I know I hate ♪ ♪ I’m gonna walk to work fifteen blocks ♪ ♪ I already got a hole in my socks ♪ ♪ Go ahead and laugh that’s okay ♪ ♪ ‘Cause what I really wanna say ♪ ♪ I got bad feet my corns hurt ♪ ♪ To top it off I’m late for work ♪ ♪ Let me tell you what I say ♪ ♪ When I’m dealin’ wit a funky sidewalk ♪ ♪ Let me show you how I walk ♪ ♪ When I gotta do my funky walk ♪ ♪ Let me tell you what I say ♪ ♪ When I’m dealing wit a funky sidewalk ♪ ♪ I say shhhhhhhhhhh-sugarrrrr ♪ ♪ Hizzey, gizzirls! y’izzall hizzave t’ mizzove izzout the wizzay sizzo the gizzuys can plizzay bizzasketbizzal ♪ ♪ Izzsay whizzat? n-nizzo yizzou izzain’t ♪ ♪ Y’izzall bizzetter mizzove! ♪ ♪ Izzsay whizzat? willze illzain’t millzovin’ ♪ ♪ Shillzu-gillza! milzza nilzza bilzzaby! ♪ ♪ Willze illzare plizzayin’ dizzouble dizzutch! dizzouble dizzutch! dizzouble dizzutch! ♪ ♪ Willze illzare plizzayin’ dizzouble dizzutch! dizzouble dizzutch! dizzouble dizzutch! ♪ ♪ Millze gillzot sillzomebillzody plillzays dillzouble dillzzutch ♪ ♪ Whozzo? ♪ ♪ My gizzirl! ♪ ♪ Brillzing her izzin! ♪ ♪ Izzo kizzay! ♪ ♪ Izzall rizzight ♪ ♪ Izzo kizzay! ♪ ♪ Izzall rizzight! nizzow wilzee wilzill zillzee ♪ ♪ Bip, bomp, bam alakazam ♪ ♪ But only if you’re grooving ♪ ♪ With the Double Dutch Man ♪ ♪ Put on your skates don’t forget your rope ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I know I’m gonna see you ♪ ♪ At my Double Dutch Show ♪ ♪ Rebecca, Lolita, Veshawn and Dawn ♪ ♪Every time you do the Double Dutch you really turn it on♪ ♪ Bilzarbra, Milzary, Bilzetty, Kilzam ♪ ♪ Tilzommy, Tilzerrance, Bilzobby that’s my man ♪ ♪ Come on get on my Double Dutch Bus ♪ ♪ (The Double Dutch Bus) ♪ ♪ Let me hear you say do that ♪ ♪ (Do that) ♪ ♪ Let me hear you say do that again ♪ ♪ (Do that again) ♪ ♪ Let me hear you say do the do ♪ ♪ (Do the do) ♪ ♪ Let me hear you say do the do the do ♪ ♪ Do the do the do ♪ ♪ Do the do the do do do do do do ♪ ♪ (Do the do the do do do do do do) ♪

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  1. A mon parrain qui est partie trop tot et qu'il lancer cette musique en soirer il la connaissais par cœur paix à son âme… Tu va énormément me manquer 😔..

  2. On this day in 1981 {August 29th} Frankie Smith performed "Double Dutch Bus" on the ABC-TV Saturday afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'…

    At the time "Double Dutch Bus" was at position #47 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, two weeks earlier it had peaked at #30 {for 1 week} and it spent nineteen weeks on the Top 100…

    "Double Dutch Bus" was his only Top 100 record…

    Franklyn Leon Smith passed away at the age of 66 on March 8th, 2019…

    May he R.I.P.

  3. Who has their bus fare???
    Bad feet,corn hurt, need the double dutch bus.
    Come ya'll let's party on the double dutch bus.
    Come, Loretta,lalita, lashawn, kenzi,Rhonda, moesha,💕💃🤗😘♥️💃💃💃
    2019 lets gooooo

  4. I love this song.. music like this makes my job easier to do and get done in a fashionable way. I have a full time job cleaning vacation homes then I also own with my husband E.V.P.S. Eastern Vancouver Paranormal Society PNW

  5. They are mocking me by putting the lyrics here – we used to play that shit over and rewind on tapes for hours to get a verse from a song back then 😂

  6. I'm older than this song, but somehow I've managed to live my life without hearing it and I feel like less of a person for it.

  7. I always thought Wolfman Jack was the voice on this track — thanks YouTube, for setting me straight, and helping me discover Frankie Smith.

  8. Im a bus driver. ( 39 yo white girl). Yesterday i was listening to this song on the bus and all of a sudden this older black lady pipes up and says " girl what u know bout dis song? I said maybe more than you'd think. We both laughed and talked about our love of good music for the rest of the trip. I love how good music like this can bring ppl from all walks of life together!

  9. Ain’t kno he died this year but this my song I kno I’m to young I’m only 31 but Mann my ma love this and me rip me smith

  10. Good music came from Philly. This was an example of good music. I’m a native New Yorker, but went to high school in North Philly….so, I guess I’m part North Philly too! 🤣🤣🤣 After they fully embraced me, they introduced me to good music like this. This became my shit, and is still my shit.

  11. I've NEVER heard the WHOLE SONG before today! I heard it for the first time in 1981 when I was in junior high school and, since then, I'd always thought that the abbreviated version WAS the whole song!! How wrong I was–and I'm GLAD I WAS wrong!!! 🙂 🙂 This is also the first time in literally DECADES that I've heard DOUBLE DUTCH BUS which is an "old school" fave of mine!!!! Thanks lots for posting!!!! 🙂 🙂

  12. Who ever disliked the song legit has zero taste in music this a fucking banger 💥 used to listen to this while I was 6 when my pop slapped it 💯 2019 I’m 18 and smoking a fat blunt to this 🔥

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