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Function At The Junction:Shorty Long.
#42 on R&B Charts on SOUL Records
in 1966.

INTRO: G C G C G C

#1.
G                                  C
I'm getting ready for the function at the 
G            C          G           C
junction and baby you'd better come on 
      G
right now.
C       G                           C
Because everybody's gonna be there, we got 
                        G
people comin' from everywhere.
       C                   G
We got Ling Ting Tong from China, Long Tall 
C              G
Sally from Carolina.
C      G
We got 007, the private eye, and he's bringin' 
        C          G
all the guys from "I Spy."

CHORUS:
     D         C       G
Come one, come all, we gonna have a ball down 
       C               G
at the function at the junction.
    C          G           C        G
And baby you'd better come on right now.

#2.
C          G       C        G
We serving egg foo yung and barbecue, having 
                      C      G
chicken dumplings and kidney stew.
G
Having heap big fun till the break of dawn.
C     G           C         G
Gonna shake a tailfeather, 'shoot 'im 'fore he run.'
G                                 C           G
Hold a shotgun on the rooster and dare him to crow.
                  C
How could anybody sleep when they could get out 
       G
on the floor?

CHORUS:
     D         C          G
Tell him, tell them, tell one and tell 'em all.
G                  C               G
Tell 'em 'bout the function at the junction.
C                    G           C        G
Tell 'em that they'd better come on right now.
G                  C               G
Tell 'em 'bout the function at the junction.
C                    G           C        G
Tell 'em that they'd better come on right now.


INTERLUDE: G C G C G

#3.
G
Oh, the soul brothers, Jitterbugs, hip cats and 
                                 C
fancy hats and pretty girls with pretty smiles,
    G
all decked out in the latest styles.

And Farmer Jim and Guitar Slim and Betty Boop and 
C          G
ooo-boop-e-doop and Mohair Sam from Alabam
              C              G
and Minnesota Fats from Hobo Flats.
G
Breath-takin' Hip-shakin' give it now, talkin' bout 

some fascinatin' demonstratin here tonight.

#4.
C           D         C          G
They all be gathering here, from far and near for 
             C      G
the Function at the Junction.
C              G           C        G
Brother, you'd better come on right now.
C                  G        C      G
Tell 'em 'bout the function at the junction.
C             G           C        G
Sister, you'd better come on right now.
C               G        C      G
Talkin' 'bout a function at the junction.
C                G           C        G
Everybody, you'd better come on right now..(Fade.)



A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.



            
            
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