"The Show" as written by and Rowland/bereal Jr./babbs....
Note:
D = Doug E Fresh
R = MC Ricky D (Slick Rick)
B = Both
G = Get Fresh Crew


Ladies and gentlemen
The most exciting stage show you've ever witnessed
Appearing live
Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew

R: Excuse me, Doug E. Fresh?
D: Yes!
R: Have you ever seen a show with fellas on the mic
with one minute rhymes that don't come out right? They bite
D: They never write
R: That's not polite - am I lying?
D: No, you're quite right
R: Well tonight on this very mic you're about to hear
B: We swear, the best darn rappers of the year
R: So!
D: So!
R: Cheerio!
D: Yell
R: Scream
B: Bravo! Also, if you didn't know this is called The Show

R: A-yo, Doug
D: What?
R: Put your Bally's on
D: Yo, Rick, I was about to but I need a shoehorn
R: Why?
D: Because these shoes always hurt my corns
R: Six minutes, six minutes, six minutes, Doug E. Fresh, you're on
Uh uh on, uh uh on, uh uh-uh uh-uh uh uh on
Uh uh on, uh uh on, uh uh-uh uh-uh uh uh on
Oh oh oh, uh uh on
D: Here we go . . .
G: Here we go . . .
D: Come on . . .
G: Come on . . .
D: A-here we go . . .
G: Here we go . . .
D: Come on . . .
G: Come on . . .
D: Yo! Where's Will and Barr?
R: Well I don't know, they're late
Told them the time - oh, I forgot the date
D: Man you did it again, oh no!
G: No, here we go, come on
Here we go, come on
Here we go, did we miss the show?
D: Nuh, nuh na na na, no we didn't
R: Word
D: Nuh na na na na na na, no we didn't
R: W-w-w-word
D: No we didn't
R: Well, don't get us wrong
Excuse me Doug E., excuse me Doug E.
Excuse me Doug E. Fresh, you're on
Uh uh on

D: Well it started up on 8th Avenue
When I made up the name called the
G: Get Fresh Crew!
D: It was me, my two DJ's, Chill Will and Barry B, and my right hand man, Ricky D
I used to rap and sing, makes sounds and things
And for example, here's a telephone ring
R: Hello? Is Doug E. Fresh in?
D: No, he's not in right now
D: But anyway, no more delay
Just check out the new style I display
Now you got to be (fresh)
To rock with (fresh)
And I'm D.O.U.G.I.E. (fresh)
And I'm known for the . . . [Doug E. Fresh style beatbox]
Not for the . . . [Fat Boys style beatbox]
The human beatbox or the entertainer
No other title could fit me plainer
In a passing generation I am a remainder
And I'm also known as the beatbox trainer
Cashing checks, make sound effects
And after I finish rocking Slick Rick is on next
R: Ya know it
D: Slick Rick
R: Well, here's a little something that needs to be heard
Doug, I was going downtown
D: Word, Rick?
R: Word
D: Sure
R: All alone, no one to be with
Stepped on the D-train at 205th
I saw a pretty girl
D: So?
R: So I sat beside her
Then she went [roar] like she was Tony the Tiger
I said, "Oh no, there's been a mistake
Honey, my name's Slick Rick, not Frostie Flakes"
D: Oh, golly wally
R: She was raising hell
She said, "Oh, my name is Maggie but call me Michelle"
Michelle, ma belle
Sont les mots qui vont, tres bien ensemble
Tres bien ensemble
Bust a move, we show and prove
A-yo Doug, do that record Jam on the Groove

D: As you can see, most definitely
We are (fresh)
Chill Will (fresh)
Barry B is (fresh)
Ricky D is (fresh)
And I am, the Original Human Beatbox
The Entertainer, Doug E. . . . (Fresh)


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

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