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Mess Around

Lyrics

Ah, you can talk about the pit, barbecue
The band was jumpin', the people too
Ah, mess around
They doin' the mess around
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Ah, you can talk about the pit, barbecue
The band was jumpin', the people too
Ah, mess around
They doin' the mess around
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
blues influences
mild rhythmic syncopation
a political satire lyric
acoustic rhythm piano
acoustic sonority
repetitive melodic phrasing
a busy horn section
melodic horn lines
extensive vamping
major key tonality
groove based composition
melodic songwriting
a gravelly male vocalist

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Yep lostboy-1957 that's exactly what I was thinking. John Candy's best flick and that was the best scene from that flick.
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Planes Trains and Automobiles. John Candy rocks to this song
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Everybody do the "Mess Around".
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makillen92
Most excellent
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Everyone is Juiced YEAH
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Gotta love this , Ray could take a few words and turn them into a Ballad!
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"Mess Around"Every b o d y
LOVE'S Disciple*978 * ~ 6 m 1 4 y ~
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Just watched the movie Ray love this scene!
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I have his collection, good listening and his piano playing outstanding.
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I wish I could've seen him perform :-/
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pdecoste25
Makes me think of John Candy in Plains, Trains & Automobiles!
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<3
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burquerocker
Really awesome song
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RAY-Ray

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