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Music Is Alive/Dance In/Music Lover

This song is by Sly & The Family Stone and appears on the album Dance To The Music (1968).

This song has been covered by S'Express under the title "Hey Music Lover".
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Get on up, get on up now
Music is alive, alive, alive, alive, alive

Music (music)
Lives (lives)
Music (music)
Lives (lives)
Lookin' to people dancin' to the rhythm of these drum now now
(Music is alive)

Lazy Larry, on bass now
Addin' bottom to your fun now now
(Music is alive)

Ready, ready-Freddie on guitar
To me a way of life, now now now
(Music is alive)

I am sister Rosie, hey
Jumpin' with the crowd now
(Music is alive)

? here, I know (I know), I know (I know), I know (I know)
Organ is alive, yeah yeah
(Music is alive)

Cynthia and Jerry got their horn heads together
'Cause simply they know jive, yeah

Yeah, hey, woo-hoo, sweet thing, yes
Sweet thing, woo
Yeah

Music is alive, alive, alive, alive, alive
Music is alive, alive, alive, alive, alive
Boom b-b-b-boom...

Music is alive, alive, alive, alive, alive
Music is alive, alive, alive, alive, alive...

Boom boom
Boo boo boo boo boo boo boom boom...

Dance in
Everybody all right
Dance in
Get it on
Dance in
Meet me at the
Dance in
Meet me at the dance in

Brother Freddie, plays so fine
Never ? your party but he right on time

Don't you get too high, where you can't move
Gonna add some bottom to your groove

I love to play
I love to sing
But I've never thrown a thing

Ladies and gentleman
Boys and girls
Cats and kitties
Hippies and squares, yeah

Hey, hey, hey hey, hey
I need your help
I need your horn
Let's start the groove
A new soul is born
Hey, hey, hey hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey hey, hey
Yeah

Sweet thing
Dance in
Everybody
Dance in
Meet me at the
Dance in
Sweet thing
Dance in
Get on all right, yeah
Dance in
Yeah yeah yeah
Dance in
Guitar
Dance in
Woo-ooh
Dance in
Meet me at the, ah yeah
Dance in

Boom boom
Boo boo boo boo boo boo boom boom...

Dance in
Dance in
Anytime there
Dance in
Anytime it moves you
Dance in
Just meet me there
Dance in
Don't be shy
Gonna be right there
Dance in
Come on girl
Dance in

Up, up and away, yeah
Woo-ooh...

Hey music lover
L-O-V-E all across the nation
What a G-double-O-D vibration

Hey music lover, yeah, yeah, yeah
Let us start with the beat
If you like it, move your feet

Hey music lover
Hey music lover
Music for the human race
I'm gonna add some funky bass

Hey music lover
Hey music lover
Don't wanna be no social drag by playin' guitar in my bag
Hey music lover
I just wanna sing to you
'Cause playin' dead is hard to do
Hey music lover
Hey-hey-hey all right
Hey-hey-hey-hey-hey all right
Hey music lover
Tryin' my best to lay it funky style
Don't wanna put nobody down
Hey music lover, yeah

All I wanna do
I wanna take you higher (higher)
Higher (higher)
Higher (higher)
Higher (higher)
Up, up and away, yeah
Up, up and away, yeah

Hey music lover
Hey music lover
Hey music lover
Hey music lover

Woo-ooh...

Up, up and away, (hey music lover)
Up, up and away, (hey music lover)
Up, up and away, (hey music lover)
Up, up and away, (hey music lover)...

Credits

Written by:

Sylvester Stewart (Sly Stone)

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