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I'm the scatman

Ski bi di bi di do bap do
Do bam do

Bada bwi ba ba bada bo
Baba ba da bo
Bwi ba ba ba do [x2]

(More Scatting)

Everybody stutters one way or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact
Don't let nothing hold you back
If the scatman can do it
So can you
Everybody says that the scatman stutters
But doesn't ever stutters when he sings
But what you don't know
I'm gonna tell you right now
That the stutter and the scat is the same thing
Yo, I'm the scat man
Where's the scat man? I'm the scat man.

Why should we be pleasing any politician heathens who would
Try to change the seasons if they could
The state of the condition
Insults my institution
And it only makes me crazy and my heart like wood

Everybody stutters one way or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact
Don't let nothing hold you back
If the scatman can do it, brother
So can you, I'm the scat man.

Bada bwi ba ba bada bo
Baba ba da bo
Bwi ba ba ba do [x2]

Ski bi di bi di do bap do
Do bam do [x3]

Everybody stutters one day or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact
Don't let nothing hold you back
If the scatman can do it
So can you

I hear you ask all about the meaning of scat
Well I'm the professor and all I can tell you
Is while you're still sleeping
The saints are still weeping
'Cause things you call dead haven't yet had the chance to be born
I'm the scatman

I'm the scatman

Ski bi di bi di do bap do
Do bam do

Bada bwi ba ba bada bo

Baba ba da bo
Bwi ba ba ba do [x2]

(More Scatting)

Everybody stutters one way or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact
Don't let nothing hold you back
If the scatman can do it
So can you

Everybody says that the scatman stutters
But doesn't ever stutters when he sings
But what you don't know
I'm gonna tell you right now
That the stutter and the scat is the same thing
Yo, I'm the scat man
Where's the scat man? I'm the scat man.

Why should we be pleasing any politician heathens who would
Try to change the seasons if they could
The state of the condition
Insults my institution
And it only makes me crazy and my heart like wood

Everybody stutters one way or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact
Don't let nothing hold you back
If the scatman can do it, brother
So can you, I'm the scat man.

Bada bwi ba ba bada bo
Baba ba da bo
Bwi ba ba ba do [x2]

Ski bi di bi di do bap do
Do bam do [x3]

Yeah! I'm the scatman.

(Scats)

Where's The Scatman?

(Scats)

I'm the scatman

Repeat after me
It's a scoobie oobie doobie scoobie doobie melody

I'm the Scatman.

Sing along with me
It's a scoobie oobie doobie scoobie doobie melody

Yeah!

I'm the scatman [x2 Mixed with scats in background]



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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm
    An awsome pearson who is super crazy, i think that they have special powers of some sort or something like that
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    UnregisteredNov 13, 2013 at 12:41 am
    Seems like he's Pro-Life. He talks about heathen politicians who call dead that which has not yet been born. "Right to Life" as a US Constitutional right not extended to the unborn. I wonder if the stuttering has to do with being spineless in standing up for one's beliefs or whether it is a reference to the fact that the unborn has no ability to speak.
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 11:38 pm
    Scatman's meaning for this song is emphasized heavily in this song, pointing out that we are all equals, face reality and how when life brings you down, you just gotta pick yourself up, to love and respect our neighbors and friends because we may die soon and just face what life throws at you with a smile
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    UnregisteredApr 24, 2012 at 2:23 pm
    About facing your discapacities and overcome them...

    No matter what you suffer you can still realize your dreams one way or the other...

    It's a scoobie oobie doobie melodie
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    UnregisteredFeb 26, 2012 at 6:23 am
    I think its about the 10 year old kid who turned to the piano cords instead of his own vocal cords to comunicate. Because of those "sleeping" could not see the talent in that kid, reason for the saints to weep, as the stuttering (things you call dead) has not yet had a chance to been born (scat music). When he says "im the scatman" the kid has now been born as the scatman.
    What an ispiration!!!
    Eloy

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