Bawitdaba, da bang, da dang diggy diggy, diggy, said the boogie, said up jump the boogie

My name is kid
Kid rock!

Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie
Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie

Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie
Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie

And this is for the questions that don't have an answer
The midnight glances
And the topless dancers
The can of freaks

Cars packed with speakers
The g's with the forty's
And the chicks with beepers
The northern lights

And the southern comfort
And it don't even matter if your veins are punctured
All the crackheads, the critics, the cities
And all my heroes at the methodone clinics

All you bastards at the i.r.s.
For the crooked cops and the cluttered desks
For the shots of jack and the caps of meth
Half pints of love and a fifth of stress

All the hookers that are tricking out in hollywood
And for my hoods of the world misunderstood
I said it's all good and it's all in fun
Now get in the pit and try to love someone!

Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie
Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie

Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie
Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie

For the time bombs clicking and the heads they hang
All the gangs gettin' money and the heads they bang, bang
Wild mustangs
The porno flicks

All my homies in the county in cell block six
The grits when there ain't enough eggs to cook
And to d.b. cooper and the money he took
You can look for answers but that ain't fun

Now get in the pit and try to love someone

Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie
Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy
Shake the boogie said up jump the boogie


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Bawitdaba Lyrics as written by David James Parker Jason Edward Krause

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +3
    General Comment

    I think you people think too hard about a song that is just supposed to be fun, plus, 'bawitdba da bang da dang diggy diggy diggy said the boogie said up jump the boogie' is fun as hell to sing if you're amped up on a saturday night driving around in a big ass truck with your friends with nothing to do and a hell of a party mode. Just enjoy the damn song and if you don't like it, don't comment- simple as that.

    Shishidoon May 28, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    I think I finally understand the song. Took me a minute listening to the lyrics and reading through it, and heck, just listening to it closely! I think that this song isn't about an orgy, or anything like that, but I think it's about just taking it easy and not taking everything too hard and just kicking back, y'know? It's catchy, and it's got a beat just about anyone can just relax to. I think we're just over-analyzing the text of the song, and we need to accept it at a bit of a face-value and just go with it, and not think too hard on it, yeah?

    jagboyxon December 22, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    just what the hell does Bawitdaba actually mean?

    Sephirothon May 23, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    who knows...

    munch_49337on May 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    i think there was an old funk song that had "bawitdaba" in it. Garrett

    garretton May 02, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    kinda tinched with sugar hill gang's rappers delight... bang bang boogie say up jumped the boogie

    blind_rockstaron June 19, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    You can take the Kid Rock out of the trailer park, but you can't take the trailer park out of him

    JosephWolfon March 20, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    "Get int the pit and try to love someone" is about mosh pitting. It has nothing to do with an orgy, unless you consider a mosh pit a homoerotic act performed by meatheads to make them feel tough while touching other guys bodies.

    DiamondDaveon March 23, 2008   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation

    I just figured it out.

    Bawitdaba = Bear with the bear (the bear is pronounced "baar" like in the mountains)

    What he's saying is:

    Bear with the bear, the bear the bear, dinghy (a type of small boat), said the boogie ("listen to the music")

    The rest of the song he's either introducing himself or introducing others, but mostly the song is about bears and small boats.

    grantpaon October 07, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I actually don't think its just a nonsense, party song though it is fun indeed. I liked it a lot as a pre-teen (haha) and actually think it has pretty good lyrics to this day.

    Its sorta like redneck, ghetto poetry. He juxtaposes sincere introspection with the raw pains and pleasures of ghetto life.

    Like most of his other songs, he paints a picture of his life of contradictions, taking full pride in all of it with no apologies. If you've gone through a period of hard living, especially if you have roots in it, and you're a bit of the sensitive type who likes to party, maybe you'll agree with me.

    satohouseon April 02, 2016   Link

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