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All the old paintings on the tomb
They do the sand dance, don'cha know?
If they move too quick (Oh-Way-Oh)
They're falling down like a domino

And the bazaar man by the Nile
He got the money on a bet
GOLD crocodiles (Oh-Way-Oh)
They snap their teeth on a cigarette

Foreign types with their hookah pipes sing:
Way-oh-way-oh-way-ooo-aaa-ooo...
Walk like an Egyptian.

The blonde waitresses take their trays
Spin around and they cross the floor.
They've got the moves (Oh-Way-Oh)
You drop your drink then they bring you more

All the school kids so sick of books
They like the punk and the metal band
When the buzzer rings (Oh-Way-Oh)
They're walking like an Egyptian

All the kids in the marketplace say:
Way-oh-way-oh-way-ooo-aaa-ooo...
Walk like an Egyptian.

Slide your feet up the streets
Bend your back
Shift your arm then you pull it back
Like Sergeant O (Oh-Way-Oh)
So strike a pose on a Cadillac

If you want to find all the cops,
They're hanging out in the donut shop.
They sing and dance (Oh-Way-Oh)
They spin their clock and cruise on down the block

All the Japanese with their Yen
The party boys call the Kremlin
The Chinese know (Oh-Way-Oh)
They walk along like Egyptians

All the cops in the donut shops say:
Way-oh-way-oh-way-ooo-aaa-ooo...
Walk like an Egyptian
Walk like an Egyptian



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    omyhippoAug 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm
    this songs best meaning that i have is like its more about dancing well there isnt realley a meaning any ways...if u go on youtube...i think michal jackson is in the music vid...o thumbs up if you were wistleing when it started whistleing!!! yeah!!!
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    JASP01Sep 1, 2010 at 1:25 am
    No one's said it yet? Alright, I have to post the better version of this song:

    By back is hurting from the chair that I am sitting on
    Oh, where's the tylenol?
    Sometimes it feels kinda better when I lie on the floor,
    Tony Danza from who's the boss says "Ay, O, A, O, A-O, O-A"

    Thank god for family guy making things better :)
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    nonoy05Aug 7, 2008 at 5:08 am
    the first time i heard it, i thougt it was so CHEESY and RETRO, but once i got in to it, i cannot take it out of my head!

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