Man Like to Feel
Mighty Sparrow Lyrics


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I am outlining a simple plan
How every woman could tie up dey man
I am outlining a simple plan
How every woman could tie up dey man
A man like to feel big although he small
A midget does want to feel ten feet tall
So you could keep him under your heel
Just let him feel how he want to feel

A man like to feel he is a big wheel
Big in every way
And he like to feel that he girlfriend feel
He greater than Cassius Clay
But I feel that when bad feelings step in
Man does feel like Hell
A man doh mind he girl make him feel how he look
But doh make him feel how he smell

Man like to feel that he superior
And feel woman should feel they are inferior
He feel he should talk things he ent know 'bout
And feel very hurt if you buss he mouth
So when he feel to lie and feel he fooling you,
Let him feel that you feel what he say is true
Always let him feel he is your ideal
And anything he feel, let the damn fool feel

Ugly man does feel that he beautiful
When pretty girl is near
And always does feel other people feel
They will make such a lovely pair
He will never feel that the woman nice
And she should feel like a queen
Instead he feel he in Paradise
And feel she is a wahbeen

He feel that he possess so much charm
Women must feel to be in he arm
This time the woman feel he is a clown
But he feel to feel they running him down
On payday he feel like a millionaire
And feel he should be living in St. Clair
Or feel to sleep out, so he gone all about and spree
And feel the wife can't feel for no one but he

Some of them old but they feel they young
This I must reveal
Some of them weak but they feel they strong
This is how they feel
But if they want to feel silly
Do not object, just play it cool
You know you dealing with a stupidee feeling
That is felt by a a foolish fool

I wanna fall! Ha-ha hay!

If every woman could see with me
She man and she must live in harmony
He give you clothes, gih you house and meal
So wey the hell you care how he feel?
If you feel your man must always be near
Let him have the feeling that you ent care
If he run around the girls and lose all he zeal
Tell him you have a sweet man and see how he feel

A man like to feel woman is he slave
He feel he is boss
He ent know that he digging he own grave
Better change he course
This feeling man get for fooling woman
And does make him feel like a champ
He ent know that the woman get a nasty feeling 'bout he
And think he is a scamp!





How yuh feeling? Ha-ha!

Overall Meaning

In Mighty Sparrow's song "Man Like to Feel", he outlines a simple plan for women to keep their man tied to them. Sparrow argues that men like to feel big, even if they are small. They want to feel like a big wheel and be superior to their female counterparts. They want to feel like they possess charm that women cannot resist, that they have a girlfriend who thinks they are better even than Cassius Clay. Sparrow advises women to let their man feel how he wants to feel, to feel big even if he is really small.


Sparrow goes on to outline the various ways in which men feel about themselves and the world around them. He tells women not to object when their man wants to feel silly, for they are dealing with a foolish fool. Sparrow challenges women to try to live in harmony with their man and not to care about how he feels all the time. However, he also urges women not to let their man think that he is the boss or that she is his slave.


"Man Like to Feel" is an amusing and satirical critique of the masculinity of men. Sparrow seems to be saying that men want to feel like they are something special, even if they are not. They want to feel like they are the boss, even if they are not. At the same time, Sparrow acknowledges that women have power over men, for they often get to decide how their man will feel.


Line by Line Meaning

I am outlining a simple plan
I have a plan to share


How every woman could tie up dey man
How every woman can keep their man interested and committed


A man like to feel big although he small
A man likes to feel good about himself


A midget does want to feel ten feet tall
Even short people like to feel important


So you could keep him under your heel
You can control him


Just let him feel how he want to feel
Just let him feel important and confident


A man like to feel he is a big wheel
A man likes to feel important and powerful


Big in every way
Important in every aspect


And he like to feel that he girlfriend feel
And he likes to feel that his girlfriend thinks he's important


He greater than Cassius Clay
He's greater than one of the greatest boxers of all time


But I feel that when bad feelings step in
But I think that when negative emotions arise


Man does feel like Hell
Men feel awful


A man doh mind he girl make him feel how he look
A man doesn't mind if his girl tells him how he looks


But doh make him feel how he smell
But don't criticize his smell


Man like to feel that he superior
Men like to feel superior to women


And feel woman should feel they are inferior
And they believe that women should feel lesser in comparison


He feel he should talk things he ent know 'bout
He thinks he should talk about things he doesn't know about


And feel very hurt if you buss he mouth
And he'll be hurt if you expose him


So when he feel to lie and feel he fooling you,
So when he wants to lie and feels like he's deceiving you


Let him feel that you feel what he say is true
Let him feel like you believe his lies


Always let him feel he is your ideal
Always make him feel like he is perfect for you


And anything he feel, let the damn fool feel
And let him feel however he wants to, even if it's foolish


Ugly man does feel that he beautiful
Even ugly men believe they are handsome around pretty women


When pretty girl is near
When pretty woman is around


And always does feel other people feel
And he always thinks others are seeing them together


They will make such a lovely pair
They will look very good together


He will never feel that the woman nice
He will never consider the woman as attractive as he is


And she should feel like a queen
And she should feel special


Instead he feel he in Paradise
Instead, he feels like he's in heaven


And feel she is a wahbeen
And feels like she's not as important as he is


He feel that he possess so much charm
He believes he has a lot of charm


Women must feel to be in he arm
Women want to be in his arms


This time the woman feel he is a clown
This time, the woman thinks he is a joke


But he feel to feel they running him down
But he likes to feel like everyone is talking about him


On payday he feel like a millionaire
On payday, he feels like he's rich


And feel he should be living in St. Clair
And he thinks he deserves to live in a posh area


Or feel to sleep out, so he gone all about and spree
Or he might feel like sleeping out and partying


And feel the wife can't feel for no one but he
And he might feel like his wife must only love him


Some of them old but they feel they young
Some older men feel young at heart


This I must reveal
This is what I have to tell you


Some of them weak but they feel they strong
Some weak men feel strong around women


This is how they feel
This is what they believe


But if they want to feel silly
But if they want to feel foolish


Do not object, just play it cool
Don't object, just let them enjoy their feeling


You know you dealing with a stupidee feeling
You already know you're dealing with a foolish feeling


That is felt by a a foolish fool
That is felt by a very foolish person


I wanna fall! Ha-ha hay!
I want to dance! Ha-ha hay!


If every woman could see with me
If every woman can understand my plan


She man and she must live in harmony
She and her man must live together peacefully


He give you clothes, gih you house and meal
He provides you with clothing, housing, and food


So wey the hell you care how he feel?
So why should you care about his feelings?


If you feel your man must always be near
If you want your man to always be with you


Let him have the feeling that you ent care
Let him think that you don't care


If he run around the girls and lose all he zeal
If he's chasing other women and loses his enthusiasm for you


Tell him you have a sweet man and see how he feel
Tell him you have someone else and see how he reacts


A man like to feel woman is he slave
A man likes to feel like women are his slaves


He feel he is boss
He feels like he's in charge


He ent know that he digging he own grave
He doesn't realize that he's setting himself up for failure


Better change he course
He needs to change his approach


This feeling man get for fooling woman
The feeling a man gets from tricking women


And does make him feel like a champ
Makes him feel like a champion


He ent know that the woman get a nasty feeling 'bout he
He doesn't know that the woman dislikes him


And think he is a scamp!
And considers him to be dishonest


How yuh feeling? Ha-ha!
How are you feeling? Ha-ha!




Writer(s): Berryman Guy Rupert, Buckland Jonathan Mark

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@riyadhrafique8377

This is serious bacchanal!!! "Man Likes To Feel" (1965) This shows you how men/women behave not just in the Caribbean (Trinidad, Guyana, Jamaica) but in America, Europe... everywhere!!!! "Some of them old, but they feel they young, some weak, but they feel they strong. But if they want to feel silly, do not object, just play it cool, you know you dealing with a stupidee, feeling that is felt by a foolish fool...." Lyrics to provoke thought. The Mighty Sparrow's words hold true even today almost sixty (60) years after he made this classic. Edward Spencer, you have gold in your collection!!!!!

@advenjo

Lyrics that have the pulse of the society

@marcuslat8975

let them youth listern to this 

@darwincharles4691

What yuh feel 🎤

@harneyization

great lyrics

@ladyiola

"Ah wahbeen"!!! 😂🤣

@bondeebryan411

Tell him u have a sweet man and see how he feel 😂

@normanosborne7367

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