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I'm the Scatman
I'm the Scatman

Everybody stutters one way or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact don't let nothin' hold you back
If the Scatman can do it so can you

Everybody's sayin' that the Scatman stutters
But doesn't ever stutter 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 Scatman

Where's the Scatman? I'm the Scatman

Why should we be pleasin' all the politician heathens
Who would try to change the seasons if the could?
The state of the condition insults my intuitions
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 nothin' hold you back
If the Scatman can do it brother so can you
I'm the Scatman

Everybody stutters one way or the other
So check out my message to you
As a matter of fact don't let nothin' hold you back
If the Scatman can do it, brother so can you

I'm the Scatman

I hear you all ask 'bout the meaning of scat
Well I'm the professor and all I can tell you is
While you're still sleepin' the saints are still weepin' cause
Things you call dead haven't yet had the chance to be born

I'm the Scatman

I'm the Scatman, repeat after me
It's a scoobie oobie doobie scoobie doobie melody
I'm the Scatman, repeat after me
It's a scoobie oobie doobie scoobie doobie melody



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    UnregisteredApr 1, 2012 at 6:48 am
    It's about how you can turn a disadvantage into an advantage. In his case, he had a stutter which he utlized for ungodly scat singing (since scat singing is all about repetition).
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    UnregisteredFeb 26, 2012 at 4:01 am
    Written obviously as a reference to how smoking marijuana helps you write such brilliantly lyrical, three chord wonders of tunes designed for the ever-changing face of the adolescent demographic. (i don't believe it means anything. )

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