"Sir Duke" as written by and Stevie Wonder....
Music is a world within itself
With a language we all understand
With an equal opportunity
For all to sing, dance and clap their hands
But just because a record has a groove
Don't make it in the groove
But you can tell right away at letter A
When the people start to move

They can feel it all over
They can feel it all over people
They can feel it all over
They can feel it all over people

Music knows it is and always will
Be one of the things that life just won't quit
But here are some of music's pioneers
That time will not allow us to forget
For there's Basie, Miller, Sachmo
And the king of all Sir Duke
And with a voice like Ella's ringing out
There's no way the band can lose

You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
You can feel it all over people
You can feel it all over

I can feel it all over-all over now people
Can't you feel it all over
Come on let's feel it all over people
You can feel it all over
Everybody-all over people


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"Sir Duke" as written by Stevie Wonder

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  • +3
    General CommentThis is one of the best songs ever made. It makes me dance every time I hear it.
    ATrain162on October 03, 2004   Link
  • +3
    General CommentI dig this song
    DonCaballeroon January 10, 2005   Link
  • +3
    General CommentHe's right. You CAN feel it all over.
    pumkinhedon May 12, 2006   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThis song and Boz Scagg's "Lido Shuffle" were popular around the same time, and they evoke memories from that time. As was said in Eddie Murphy's "Delirious", "Stevie Wonder is a musical genius!" However, it wasn't until a couple years ago that I finally figured out for certain what the name of this song was. A great song about the joy of music and some praise for some musical legends.
    Mad Slanted Powerson May 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe song was written in tribute to Duke Ellington, the influential jazz legend who had died in 1974. The lyrics also refer to Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
    wintersfellaon July 08, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhy is there no post on this song it is so good well yeah just thought id let you people know
    cheisgodon April 29, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song. It is so happy and upbeat. I love that he wrote a song all about how music affects people in a song that is influential in itself.
    sfgirl82on November 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWoOoOo fab song ppl Stevie rocks its such a shame that there's no proper RnB anymore just computerised shit.
    DarkenedSilence666on November 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAwesome tribute for the late great Duke Ellington, and other jazz artists that inspired Stevie.
    Jonsion March 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favourite dancing songs. And a song that I'll cherish forever because it reminds me of college and all the fun nights out with my friends when we requested it and danced our arses off to it! Whilst also being a bit tipsy haha. Good times.
    catherine87on December 20, 2005   Link

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