Radio: Hold Barred

Hold tight, hold tight,

Hold-tight-hold-tight

Foo-ra-de-ack-a-sa-ki

Want some Sea food, Mama

Steamers and sauce

And then of course

I like oysters, lobsters, too,

And I like my tasty butterfish.

When I come home from work at night

I get my favorite dish, Fish!

Hold tight, hold tight,

Hold-tight-hold-tight

Foo-ra-de-ack-a-sa-ki

Want some Sea food, Mama

Shrimpers and rice, they're very nice!

Eye-rolling Harlemites have long chuckled over the way the usually prissy white folks' radio has been going to town for a month on Hold Tight. In Harlem Hold Tight's fishy lyrics are considered no ordinary clambake stuff, but a reasonable duplication of the queer lingo some Harlem bucks use in one form of sex perversion. Harlemites...

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