The Sha-La Bandit Lyrics

Aretha Franklin


album: Track 7 in album You
release date: 1975-10-16
popularity : 28 users have visited this page.
genres: Funk / Soul
styles: Soul/Funk

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Sha, la, la, la, la, la, baby
Sha, la, la, la, la, la
Sha, la, la, la, la, la, baby
Sha, la, la, la, la, la

Girls, beware of the bandit
From Westchester County
I can’t offer you no reward
Cause all he left me was a broken heart
He kidnapped me excitingly
And then he robbed me off my dignity
And when enough of his time had spent
He left me (sha, la, la, la, la)
Moaning, yeah (sha, la, la, la, la)
He left me (sha, la, la, la, la)
Moan, moaning, babe, yes it is, eh (sha, la, la, la, la)

Be careful, my sisters, yeah
He’s armed with an innocent smile
With a dangerous love record
That can stretched for miles and miles
Hey girls, take a hint
He don’t leave no fingerprints
And if he catch his hands on you, he’s gonna be
Moaning (sha, la, la, la, la)
Yes he will, and he’ll leave you (sha, la, la, la, la)
Moan, moaning (sha, la, la, la, la)
Oh, yeah, yeah (sha, la, la, la, la)

Any female information
Concerned in this bandit person
He may be sitting right next to you
And what’s just the County is right there too
Hey girls, I got a confession to make
If they put that bandit in jail
I’ll be the first one to go on his mail, he left me
Moaning, oh yeah (sha, la, la, la, la)
I’m the wanted woman, and see me (sha, la, la, la, la)
He left me moaning, oh, yeah (sha, la, la, la, la)
Sha, la, baby, yeah, and it’s all about this (sha, la, la, la, la)

Sha, la, la, la, la, auh
Sha, la, la, la, la, ah, ah, ah
Sha, la, la, la, la, ooh, baby
Sha, la, la, la, la, ah, ah, ah

Sha, la, la, la, la, look so good to me baby
Sha, la, la, la, la, ah, ah, ah
Sha, la, la, la, la, auh, baby
Sha, la, la, la, la, ah, ah, ah

Sha, la, la, la, la, he’s branded for good
Sha, la, la, la, la, he tell the truth to you all
Sha, la, la, la, la, hey, gone for me
Sha, la, la, la, la, ah, ah, ah

Sha, la, la, la, la, ooh, Good God Almighty
Sha, la, la, la, la, ah, ah, ah


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Mr. DJ (5 for the D.J.)
  • 2 It Only Happens (When I Look at You)
  • 3 I'm Not Strong Enough to Love You Again
  • 4 Walk Softly
  • 5 You Make My Life
  • 6 Without You
  • 7 The Sha-La Bandit
  • 8 You
  • 9 You Got All the Aces
  • 10 As Long as You Are There