Some friends of mine, just the other night
Went to hear this cool cat blow
They say he sang so good that the roof fell in
And he didn't even stop the show
They don't remember the place, but they remember the face
And now everybody wanna go, woo

Top Jimmy cooks, Top Jimmy swings
He's got the look, woo
Top Jimmy, he's the king

Jimmy on the television, famous people on there with him
Jimmy on the news at five
Jimmy on the radio and even on the video
The baddest cat alive
Driving all the women crazy, all they want is Jimmy baby
Love it when he rolls his eyes

Top Jimmy cooks, Top Jimmy swings
He's got the look
Top Jimmy, woo (shake it, baby)

Oh, juke joint Jimmy is the latest thing
He's got the sound that everybody digs
Yeah, the joint be jumpin' when the band be pumpin'
And you know they play a crazy gig
Well, you ain't been living 'til you've seen the living end
Top Jimmy and his Rhythm Pigs

Top Jimmy cooks, top Jimmy swings
He's got the look
Top Jimmy, oh, Jimmy
Top Jimmy, go Jimmy
Top Jimmy
Oh, he's the king

Oh, Jimmy


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    monster36604on November 30, 2010   Link
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    Not sure if it is about an actual horn player but it is a fictitious homage to Top Jimmy and his Rhythm Pigs.

    dcaton December 12, 2005   Link
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    I would bare this song when I drove through Ballston Lake,NY. It's no longer valid, it's disqualified, done, coda.

    jumpy73on January 07, 2008   Link

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