Ooh Poo Pah Doo
Ike & Tina Turner Lyrics


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I wanna tell you bout ooh poo pah doo
Baby call me the most
Ooh poo pah do yeah
Baby call me the most And I wont stop tryin
Till I create some disturbance in your mind
Gonna ring a few bells in your ear
Ring a few bells yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Ring a few bells in your ear
Aint gon stop tryin
Till I create some disturbance in your mind
Ohh
Gonna make a few noises in your ear
Make some strange noises
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Make some strange noises in your ear
And I aint gon stop tryin
Till I create some disturbance in your mind
Your mind your mind
Your mind
Oh make some disturbance in your mind
Disturbance in your mind
I aint gon stop tryin




Until I create some disturbance in your mind
Your mind your mind

Overall Meaning

The song "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" by Ike & Tina Turner is an upbeat and energetic tune about a man who is determined to get the woman he desires. The lyrics suggest that the singer is willing to do whatever it takes to get her attention and create a disturbance in her mind. He repeats the phrase "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" which seems to be a nonsensical but catchy phrase that he hopes will stick in her head. The singer also promises to ring some bells in her ear and make some strange noises in an effort to pique her interest.


Overall, the lyrics suggest a playful and flirtatious attitude. The singer is not concerned with being subtle or smooth in his approach but rather is unabashedly trying to get the girl's attention. The repetitive nature of the lyrics and the upbeat tempo of the song give it a sense of urgency and excitement.


Line by Line Meaning

I wanna tell you bout ooh poo pah doo
I want to share with you the amazing sensation of ooh poo pah doo


Baby call me the most
Darling, consider me the ultimate


Ooh poo pah do yeah
Ooh poo pah do, yes indeed


And I wont stop tryin
And I won't cease my efforts


Till I create some disturbance in your mind
Until I shake up your thoughts


Gonna ring a few bells in your ear
I'll cause some commotion in your hearing


Ring a few bells yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Make some noise, yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah


Ring a few bells in your ear
I'll cause some commotion in your hearing


Aint gon stop tryin
I won't give up


Till I create some disturbance in your mind
Until I shake up your thoughts


Ohh
Oh


Gonna make a few noises in your ear
I'll create some strange sounds in your hearing


Make some strange noises
Produce unusual sounds


Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah


Make some strange noises in your ear
I'll create some unusual sounds in your hearing


And I aint gon stop tryin
And I won't give up


Till I create some disturbance in your mind
Until I shake up your thoughts


Your mind your mind
Your thoughts, your thoughts


Your mind
Your thoughts


Oh make some disturbance in your mind
Oh, shake up your thoughts


Disturbance in your mind
A shake up of your thoughts


I aint gon stop tryin
I won't give up


Until I create some disturbance in your mind
Until I shake up your thoughts


Your mind your mind
Your thoughts, your thoughts




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: JESSIE HILL

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Comments from YouTube:

@jennalogsdon3555

Devastated. RIP to the strongest woman and most powerful icon.

@richardprocter4905

Tina Turner was one of the sexiest women ever to live. Pure Class.

@anthonybarlow9132

May God Bless poor Tina Now in her hour of true Need 🙏🏿

@TheOrganiston9th

I first heard this fine song in the film “Born To Win”...

@babuddha

RIP, Nutbush.

@jonathanbrunson1404

Dam where did you find that one

@larsedik

This is the first Ike and Tina song that I ever heard, from the 1960s.

@hermanfranklin5075

Loved Tina hated Ike

@sweetrose19

Why do you hate Ike? Hollywood told a fabricated story.

@lindanoel1853

@@sweetrose19 - You can Find Tina Turner telling her truth about the relationship Ike had with her ----

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