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Stuffy Old Songs About the Buttocks
"Some singers sing of ladies' eyes
And some of ladies' lips,
Refined ones praise their ladylike ways,
And coarse ones hymn their hips."
Ogden Nash, "The Clean Platter"

A variety of love song (or sincere lust song) addressed to a specific part of someone's anatomy — their arse.

Generally, this will also involve the singer exhorting the buttocks possessor and the listeners to shake that plump bi-domed anatomical feature, shake it good.

Contrast with Intercourse with You, where the song moves on from specific features to associated activities.

References and parodies in works:

Film - Live Action

Live-Action TV
  • Any poem or song written by The Lady's Man is inevitably about either this, or things directly related.
  • Ross from Friends once got his infant daughter Emma to stop crying by singing "Baby Got Back" to her. Rachel was distinctly unamused, though she ended up resorting to the same song later in the episode.
  • In an early episode of Mock the Week, John Oliver sang the first few lines of "Baby Got Back" as an example of one of the voices in Tony Blair's head.

Theatre
  • "Dance: Ten; Looks: Three" from A Chorus Line (often called "Tits and Ass") is all about how much the dancer likes her surgically-enhanced breasts and butt, and how much more attractive they make her.
  • In Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, the title song's Double Entendre is made obvious in Ma Rainey's performance.

Web Original
  • Seanbaby made a list of "The Ten Bootiest Songs of All Time" for Cracked, scoring them by dividing the length of the song by the number of butt references. ("Baby Got Back" didn't even make the list.)
  • Friendship is Witchcraft turned Twilight Sparkle and Cadence's friendship song into one.
    I will destroy you and steal your fiance! Booty, Booty, Booty, Booty rockin' everywhere!

Western Animation
  • Also parodied in The Boondocks with B5F Thugnificent's "Booty Buttcheeks".
  • The "Booty Quake" in Sym-Bionic Titan.
  • Futurama - The Trope Namer, from the episode "A Fishful of Dollars". Fry listens to "Baby Got Back", which Bender later refers as "stuffy old songs about the buttocks".
  • A Home Movies episode featured a troupe of college-age kids doing a stage workshop on tolerance - a girl sings a song about understanding with lyrics "And you can throw rocks from your house of glass/It ain't no skin off of my ass" - and the song veers off into her referencing her ass over and over.
  • Titan Maximum - Sasha's single, "Booty Crack", features lyrics consisting mostly of (and including) "many synonyms for 'buttocks'".
  • Archer's ringtone, "Mulatto Butts", which is also shared by a random one-shot character.
  • "Waggle Dance" from Phineas and Ferb is possibly as kid-friendly as you can get with this.

Actual songs:

  • E.U. - "Da Butt"
  • Queen - "Fat-Bottomed Girls"
  • Sir Mix-a-Lot - "Baby Got Back". (pictured)
    • And then Jonathan Coulton did a cover of it which turned it from an aggressive hip hop song into a gentle folk rhythm that is also a love ode to the callipygian figure.
    • And of course, Richard Cheese also did a cover that converted it to a Lounge Lizard rendition.
  • Wreckx-n-Effect - "Rump Shaker"
  • Kelis - "Milkshake"
  • "What What (in the Butt)" by Samwell plays with the trope somewhat, as it's about the male butt...
  • Inverted with Mozart's "Leck mich im Arsch" (lit. "Lick Me In the Ass", equivalent to "Kiss My Ass.")
  • Also inverted with Mylène Farmer's "Pourvu qu'elles soient douces".
  • Groove Armada - "I See You Baby" ("Shakin' that ass" is edited to "shakin' that thing" in the radio version)
  • Beastie Boys - "Shake Your Rump".
    • "Professor, what's another word for pirate treasure?" "Well I think it's booty! B-booty! B-b-b-b-booty! Yep, that's what it is!" - "Professor Booty"
  • R. Kelly - "Feelin' On Your Booty"
  • There is a song which pretends (poorly) to be about coping with rationing in wartime named "Please Leave My Butter Alone", in which the singer laments the fact that everyone keeps pinching her butter.
  • 2 Live Crew - "Face Down Ass Up"
  • Black Eyed Peas - "My Humps"
  • P. Diddy, Murphy Lee and Nelly - "Shake Your Tailfeather"
  • Trace Adkins - "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk"
  • Tyler Dean - "Built for Blue Jeans"
  • Ludacris - "Money Maker"
  • Justin Moore's "Back That Thing Up" is a subversion. At first, it sounds like a clone of "Badonkadonk", until he gets to the line "Ain't no time to play today, no rollin' in the hay", which makes it clear that the song really is about her "backing up" the truck.
  • Fast Ryde - "That Thang". Da dang dang dang.
  • "I Like Your Booty (But I'm Not Gay)" from the Aqua Teen Hunger Force movie soundtrack.
  • Eminem - "Ass Like That". In a bizarre indian accent, too.
  • Not a love song in the slightest, but Benjamin Carignan's The Song About That One Part of the Body is a one-and-a-half a cappella piece which, um, just listen.
  • E-Dubb- "Whooty," focusing on white girls.
  • Here Come the Mummies - "Booty" Can I get some sweetness?
  • Bubba Sparxxx's "Ms. New Booty"?
  • Mystikal's "Shake Ya Ass" alternatively known as "Shake It Fast" when edited.
  • Tim Minchin's "My Neighbor's Ass" is a subversion. It's about donkeys, a reference to the Commandment about covetousness.
  • X Japan: Stab Me In The Back. A bit different from the usual of its time, being Ho Yay about the pleasure of man on man sex.
  • Tim Wilson's "Booty Man." Stay away from the Ear Worm. You will be infected.
  • This song eptomizes this trope, and is awesome: http://alostpeople.bandcamp.com/track/big-booty-bitches.
  • ZZ Top- "Tush". Apparently in Texas tush also means good enough.
  • Thomas Howard (with DJ Potatoe) - "Girlz Buttz"
  • Soulja Boy's "Donk" and "Booty Got Swag".
  • Lene Nystrom's "It's Your Duty (To Shake That Booty)"
  • In Brazil, axé music was labeled "Bunda Music" ("Butt Music") due to having many songs about this... and the simple fact that many bands were successful because of their sexy dancers.
  • "Back That Ass Up" by Juvenile.
  • E-40's "U And Dat."
  • A hurricane of Double Entendres in Benny Bell's "Everybody Wants My Fanny".
  • Destiny's Child made "Bootylicious" a legitimate word in the dictionary.
  • When Willie Dixon first wrote "Back Door Man" for Howlin' Wolf, the sneaky metaphor was simple enough. By the time The Doors got a crack at the song, the title phrase had acquired additional heft. Don't ask about the lines regarding gustatory preferences.
  • Before Eddie Murphy was among those actors (Bruce Willis, John Belushi and William Shatner, etc.) who attempted to demonstrate legit singing talent for the pop charts — he probably hopes we've forgotten about that — his first comedy album included the deliberately goofy "Boogie in Your Butt". The lyrics read like a list of emergency-room horror stories.
  • Sisqo's Thong Song, which also has a bit of foot fetishism towards the end.
  • "Whoot There It Is" by 95 South (which, incidentally, is older than the more famous Tag Team hit "Whoomp There It Is").
  • "Shake That Ass Bitch" by Splack Pack.
  • If you've heard the theme for wrestler Badd Ass Billy Gunn/Mr. Ass and don't think it fits, you probably never heard the second verse.
  • Anything the mid-90s dance rap group The Outhere Brothers have ever done. Most notably "Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)", "Boom Boom Boom", and especially "I Wanna Fuck You In The Ass".
  • Grace Jones' "Pull Up To The Bumper" definitely fits. And so does the limousine she wants driven in between her bumper.
  • Tim Cavanagh's novelty song "I Wanna Kiss Her" is jammed with derriere-related puns and wordplay.
    I wanna kiss her butt... she won't let me.
    I wanna whisper sweet nothin's in her (r)ear.
    I wanna hold her behind... closed doors and more.
    I wanna kiss her butt... she won't let me.
  • "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)" by Luke Bryan.
  • The Limeliters "Vikki Dougan" (NSFW picture)
  • Mel McDaniel's classic country ditty "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On" chronicles a lady who, when wearing blue jeans, never ceases to stop traffic.
  • Conway Twitty, also in the classic country genre, sings of a woman in "Tight Fittin' Jeans" who attracts much attention.
  • Super Bass by Nicki Minaj. See what she did there?
  • "Dance A$$" by Big Sean feat. Nicki Minaj is this in spades [1]
  • I Like It by Foxy Shazam. Guess what "it" is.
  • "The Bum Song" by Australian djs Tommy Trash and Tom Piper. The lyrics are quite simple...
  • "Erdbeben" (Earthquake) by Fettes Brot.
  • "No Hands" and "Round Of Applause" by Waka Flocka Flame.
  • "Hypnotized" by Plies feat. Akon. Just guess what they're hypnotized by.
  • Auto-Tune the News had "Struttin' That Ass"
  • Heavily implied by Taj Mahal's "Big-Legged Mamas Are Back in Style Again"
  • "Cadillac Hips" by garage rockers Soledad Brothers. See, Cadillacs are known for being quite large...
  • Bride of Frankenstein star and diseuse Elsa Lanchester astonishingly had three of these: "I'm Glad To See Your Back", "My New York Slip", and "Linda And Her Londonderry Air".
  • "Bubble Butt" by Major Lazer featuring Bruno Mars, 2 Chainz, Tyga & Mystic. Taken to the extreme in the video (NSFW!!!) directed by Eric Wareheim.
  • "Good Googly Moogly" by Project Pat.
  • "Booty Work" by T-Pain.
  • "Dem Jeans" by Chingy.
  • "Shake Your Euphemism" by Blue Man Group, a hilarious list song for numerous, often absurd, names for the human posterior.
  • Not entirely, but "Nasty Mouth" by Attila has quite a few sections that qualify.
  • "Coolo" by Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas. The video is quite famous for having the small person entretainer Nelson de la Rosa shaking the booty and being idolatred by that.
  • "Carolyn's Booty," by The Presidents Of The United States Of America, who only sound dorkier than they already are tackling this kind of song.
  • "Shakin' the Afri-Can," composed by Harold Arlen and recorded by Don Redman.
  • "Wiggle" by Jason Derulo, featuring Snoop Dogg
  • "Pull Over" by Trina.



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