Song title: Funky Broadway
(Christian) by Wilson Pickett (Atlantic 2430), 1967
Every town I go in there´s a street, um, huh!
Name of the street, hu! hu! is Funky, Funky Broadway
Down on Broadway, hu! there´s a nightclub, now, now
Name of the nightclub, now baby, Funky Funky Broadway
Down on Broadway, there´s a crowd now huh! name of the crowd
Baby, is Broadway Crowd
Down on Broadway yeah, there´s a dance step, hu! name of the
Dance, is Funky, Funky, broadway, aye! hu!
Wiggle your legs now baby, shake your head now
Do the shing-a-ling now baby, shake, shake, shake, now
You don´t know, ha, baby ha, you don´t know now, woman,OW!
Do the Funky Broadway hey! Lord have mercy!
Oh, you got me feelin´ alright
Dirty, filthy, Broadway,
Don´t I like Broadway, huh!
That Broadway, look-a-here, down on Broadway
There´s a woman, name of the woman, huh! is Broadway Woman, hey!
Down on Broadway, yeah there´s a man.....huh!
The name of the man now
This song has never been published on any official release.
Very few performances of this songs are known (to me, at least!):
- 12/12/1975 C W Post College, Greenvale,NY ,USA during the Born to Run Tour, during the soundcheck.
- 04/09/1977 Stone Pony, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA
- 16/07/1994 Stone Pony, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA
First known live performance: 04/09/1977 Stone Pony, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA
Last known live performance: 16/07/1994 Stone Pony, Asbury Park,NJ ,USA
Soundchecked, but never played, during the Born to Run tour
The song was also played in informal happenings or off-tour appearances