We don't want to see you slammin' in the pit, NO! We don't want to see our girlfriends kicked, NO! We just want to see you movin' faster and faster, to the beat of the super ska master. Phonys like to slam to the beat of ska, we're not against that, but for us there's more. To dance with us you needn't act like a jerk, skankin's meant for fun, not for getting hurt!

One! Get off your seat! Two! Stomp your boots to the beat! Three! Throw your knees in the air! Four! Like you don't care!

Skankin' numbers every night and day, skankin' by numbers is the only way, get off your seat and take a chance. Skankin' by numbers is the only way to dance!

You can shave your head or pierce your nose, NOSE! Dress up in flannels or rudeboy clothes, CLOTHES! But where it matters is with your shoes, that's where ska's for your stylin' moves. Skankin' aint just dancing it's our way of life. Away from trouble, away from strife. Afraid of fun? Then you had better beware, because on the dance floor, we just don't care!

One! Get off your seat! Two! Stomp your boots to the beat! Three! Throw your knees in the air! Four! Like you don't care!

Time to hit the floor, do it soon. Ska music's set to fill the room. Have never skanked? Well it's time to start! Soon you will be a rudeboy hot! Finally we'd like to stop and thank our roots, respect the Specials, Maytals, and Toots! Wailing Wailers, Laurel Aitken, and (english) Beat but most of all the skatalites, they're music complete!

Skankin' numbers every night and day, skankin' by numbers is the only way, get off your seat and take a chance. Skankin' by numbers is the only way to dance!

One! Get off your seat! Two! Stomp your boots to the beat! Three! Throw your knees in the air! Four! Like you don't care!


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    General Commentthis song rocks yer socks and you know it. it just makes ya wanna skank yer pants off...
    throughbeingmeon July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song taught me how to skank
    LiveOnCokeon April 08, 2004   Link
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    General Commentskankapalooza!
    steadyasshegoeson August 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSkankClass 101!!!!!!
    unknown_rebelon June 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHahaha.... this song taught you how to skank?
    Wow.
    I've been skanking since I was little.
    I just never knew that's what it was called.

    I LOVE SKANKING
    and I love how they say "To dance with us you needn't act like a jerk, skankin's meant for fun, not for getting hurt!"
    At concerts, if someone decides to skank, all the people around the skanker decide to beat down and start a mosh.
    Which is dumb.
    Skankin's for fun!
    iforgoton June 25, 2007   Link

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