(It looks like Fetchit did not appear in any “haunted house” movies or anything where he was supposed to be terrified of something.). I said feet don’t fail me now! When I got home I yahooed "Feets, don't fail me now" and sure enough, there were several entries. "I went up to Liverpool and I ended up auditioning for a young dancer and I found this young boy who was mindblowing. Asked by jsweit. Examples of Apostrophe from Literature and Song. February 2016 ... Brian Holland and Eddie Holland. October 2014 We need to remember that. In today’s world, his roles would be considered demeaning and not at all PC. Oh, trees, how majestic you are as you throw down your golden leaves. I did a take, then a double take. 4 years ago. I always loved the saying. The screen coma I’m overdosing on my smart phone. Galatians 5:7. feets don't fail me now , meaning? When a black (or blackface) character wanted to get away from something—a ghost, a cop, a gambling debt, whatever—he would look all bug-eyed and go, “feets, don’ fail me now!” July 2019 March 2019 May 2020 May 2014 November 2018 October 2017 Feet don't fail me now Take me to your finish line Oh my heart it breaks every step that I take But I'm hoping that the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine Walking through the city streets Is it by mistake or design? Feets, Don't Fail Me Now IIRC, the original phrase was “Feets, don’t fail me know.” This was a catch phrase used by a Black movie actor who went by the name of Stepin Fetchit. It is an obvious truth, but one often overlooked. If those don’t work, surgery is the next option. 1. May 2019 December 2019 So feet don’t fail me now Don’t fail me now Don’t fail me now You’re all I got. Lyrics.com » Search results for 'feet dont fail me now by jake morley' Yee yee! His roles were almost all caricatures of the stereotypical Negro, or at least as that was perceived by the White power structure. The struggle is real ... have a lot of pain, we can also consider injections or immobilizing the foot with a special cast or boot. February 2017 Great blog! This article is about the Herbie Hancock album. When I got home I yahooed "Feets, don't fail me now" and sure enough, there were several entries. March 2020 July 2015 If those don’t work, surgery is the next option. April 2019 October 2018 Feets, Don't Fail Me Now. Feet don't fail me now Take me to your finish line Oh my heart it breaks every step that I take But I'm hoping that the gates, they'll tell me that you're mine Walking through the city streets Is it by mistake or design? I think "Feets, don't fail me now" is one of those phrases that has entered the common vernacular. ",  then  zips comically off. words fail me I'm unable to articulate or express myself because I'm too surprised, upset, or intensely emotional. Translation: minstrel, or blackface vaudeville. Currently voted the best answer. July 2016 This kind of overreaction has gotten ridiculous. It probably goes back to the turn of ther last centiry or so, and was pretty well-established by the 1920s. Feet Don't Fail Me Now is an achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.It is unlocked by beating the 10 minute par time on the level Kikowani Station.The achievement is worth 10 Gamerscore and can be unlocked on any difficulty.. Trivia []. Feets, Don't Fail Me Now is an album by Herbie Hancock It or similar phrases may also refer to: Feet Don't Fail Me Now video by Switchfoot; Feet Don't Fail Me Now, a song by Utopia from their eponymous album; Feats Don't Fail Me Now by Little Feat; My Feet Can't Fail Me Now by Dirty Dozen Brass Band; Feet, Don't Fail Me Now, a song by Needtobreathe Like 'Feet Don't Fail Me Now' – I had this idea, kind of Billy Elliot-inspired. April 2014 Feets, Don't Fail Me Now is the twenty-seventh album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. Games can be won or lost on either side by forgetting that there is one more quarter or another inning or one more lap. IIRC, the original phrase was “Feets, don’t fail me know.”. Why, who me, why? Currently voted the best answer. Feet, Don't Fail Me Now Today's Medicine. We've found 122 lyrics, 128 artists, and 49 albums matching feet dont fail me now by jake morley.. September 2020 by Queens of the Stone Age. Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? "Feet, Don't Fail Me Now!" Definition of Feet fail me not It is a person asking their feet not to fail. “Feet Don’t Fail Me” would have been the 10th song on Iggy’s record [ Post Pop Depression } if we kept going … that’s his line. Bigfoot, Don't Fail Me Now is an episode of Aaahh!!! I just had to know where this came from! spanishliz Moderator 20 year member 196 replies Answer has 7 votes. In fact, Iggy wrote the lyrics, 'feet don't fail me now'. I wish I could convey how much it means to me having you all here, but words fail me at the moment. The steady feet I have kept, don't fail me now, push me farther so I can achieve the goals I've been working towards. December 2015 June 2015 What movie did the line "Feets don't fail me now" come from? I believe that was a screen name, but I don’t know his real name. November 2014 Feets, Don't Fail Me Now is the twenty-seventh album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. I know several shoe companies use this as a slogan and that there are songs and/or albums titled as such, but who first said it? I’m sticking with Mantan Moreland, though some sites claim his original cry was, “Feets, do yo’ stuff!”, *Originally posted by Ezstrete * August 2016 January 2016 December 2014 [slight hijack] Little Feat referenced this in 1974 with Feats Don’t Fail Me Now. What’s in a Title? The name of the achievement is a reference to a line sometimes spoken by Grunts as they flee in Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST. ... Lv 4. Additionaly, was there a superhero or comic character who used to say it as a “catch phrase?”. September 2015 Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Feets Don't Fail Me Now - Herbie Hancock on AllMusic - 1979 - Herbie Hancock's electric records up until this… I recall a movie from the mid thirties in which a character, played by a REAL character known as “Step-n-fetchit”, said " Feets! For similar phrases, see Feets, Don't Fail Me Now (disambiguation). ". The struggle is real ... have a lot of pain, we can also consider injections or immobilizing the foot with a special cast or boot. The record was released in February 1979, on the Columbia Records label. Don't turn back now that we're here People always say Life is full of choices No one ever mentions fear! LouisB November 18, 2002, 8:33pm #4. The 15-minute film takes a humorous look into how the band deals with their newfound fame, after coming off their breakout album, The Beautiful Letdown. We need to remember that. He was like, 'Go for Broke.'" June 2014 It means that I need to leave this situation quickly (such as by running away) and I am hoping that I will be able to run fast enough and far enough to escape. March 2018 I do like your synopsis on the subject. english is not my first language ,, so i kinda confused about idioms, phrases ,etc ... mean that I need to move quickly to another location (such as running to catch an bus or train) and I am hoping that my feet/legs are strong enough to get me to my destination on time. November 2020 And it was one of the best Hope/Goddard scarers. November 2019 May 2015 Feet Don't Fail Me Now is a DVD produced and distributed exclusively by Switchfoot. It’s another loner, the complex city roamer. “Feet don’t fail me now” is a common phrase—one you may have heard before. March 2015 Best appeared in many more movies (and more movies that people have heard of, like “High Sierra” “Marx Brothers At the Circus,” and a few of the Mr. Moto films), and his character made Fetchit’s look like an paragon of black dignity. March 2017 January 2015 Desk job mediocre, poker face. Delivered by actor Willie Best (1913–1962) in the … He was like, 'Go for Broke.'" The record was released in February 1979, on the Columbia Records label. Yogi Berra once said "It ain't over 'til it's over." ... it didn't ever get fully formed. Every Which Way But Loose (1978) - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. January 2018 I took it as more universal, but softed, I now out fish anyone who comes on my boat and fishes with bait and I have a lot more fun landing these fish on light deal with, December 2020 It’s about the chase and what are we chasing? Vote for this answer "Steady feet, don't fail me now": I think, I've pushed through everything I have. January 2019 April 2018 So I said, 'Is it cool that I use that song and take that lyric?' So I said, 'Is it cool that I use that song and take that lyric?' June 2019 December 2017 Become A Better Singer In Only 30 Days, With Easy Video Lessons! Feet Don't Fail Me Now is a DVD, produced and distributed exclusively by Switchfoot.It was available briefly on the band's online store and at concerts and other performance venues. Like 'Feet Don't Fail Me Now' – I had this idea, kind of Billy Elliot -inspired. The monsters have to warn him he's in danger after Simon video-tapes him. "|Like if you are a track runner. **I don’t want to get into one of those race/stereotype/prejudice things, But-----, It might have been in one of those Bob Hope/Paulette Goddard movies which included haunting violin music, zombies and acres of hanging cob and spider webs Question #78477. Yogi Berra once said "It ain't over 'til it's over." This was a catch phrase used by a Black movie actor who went by the name of Stepin Fetchit. Dear love, please don't shoot me with your Cupid's bow.. I wanted to find a young dancer that was not too trained, just very naturally talented." Jiffy feet, don’t fail me now. Best hated it, but he could do nothing about it. September 2019 The Haunted House scene you’re thinking of was in “The Ghost Breakers,” and included Willie Best, who is probably the actor people think of when they think of Stepin’ Fetchit. "I'm gonna run till you can't walk", I'm going to work hard, so I become what nobody expected me to become. Feet Don't Fail Me. I feel so alone on a Friday night Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine? But, he doesn't seem to understand the visit and captures the Gromble. "Feets don't fail me now!" Or a criminal running from the police. March 2016 I wanted to find a young dancer that was not too trained, just very naturally talented." Galatians 5:7. Thank you for squaring away this octonagerian[?] I wouldn't even have realized it ever had any racial connotation if someone didn't point it out and I don't think most people would. There’s even a Herbie Hancock song. It might have been in one of those Bob Hope/Paulette Goddard movies which included haunting violin music, zombies and acres of hanging cob and spider webs. I remember the sentence being said in several films by Stepin Fetchit, during those same years. August 2015 It was also a frequent exclamation on the old Amos 'n Andy radio show. August 2020 Car, please get me to work today.. 3. Whoopie Goldberg said it at the 2002 Oscars. was a statement that we kids expected and looked forward to when a black actor was characteristically placed in a scary sequence in scary movie. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. April 2016 Check yo I need to focus. Come on feet don't fail me now I got ten more miles to go I got nine, eight, seven, six, six, six I got five more miles to go now Over the other hill just around the bend Don’t fail me now. Nope. Don’t fail me now, don’t fail me now, get movin’ feet don’t fail me now. August 2018 June 2020 when he was supposedly frightened in a haunted house scene. September 2016 It makes sense for dancers to want their feet to carry them through a performance without falling short, but the choice of this title has additional meaning for Rhythmic Circus’s dancers and musicians. February 2015 More on that later. Now that I do, I apologize for any unintentional offense it may cause as some like to point to its racist undertones. October 2019 September 2017 July 2017 February 2019 I think "Feets, don't fail me now" is one of those phrases that has entered the common vernacular. The phrase is most associated with black comic actor Mantan Moreland, but I strongly suspect it was an old vaudeville/burlesque catchphrase whose origin will never be traced. He basically transitioned the old racist minstrel shows from stage to screen, portraying a humble, fearful Negro caricature for the delight of white audiences. Don’t fail me!" 4. King Jiffy, one of R. Land’s Jiffy feet. Find the exact moment in a TV show, movie, or music video you want to share. January 2014 The word “jiffy”, meaning a very short time (as in, “I’ll get that Slushee in a jiffy”), dates to the 18th century, and the Huntleys weren’t the only ones to use it in the names of convenience stores in … Spoken by several African-American actors in motion pictures of the 1920s to 1940s, usually when scared by a ghost or such (whereupon the character scooted). And our love fades Nothing left here to say The ghost of us is fading And that’s what I was chasing This kind of overreaction has gotten ridiculous. 1. You were all my riches Spent my love till there was nothing left You were all my sickness But you cured me of my loneliness. Asked by jsweit. July 2018 It was available briefly on the band's online store and at concerts and other performance venues. African American actor-performer Mantan Moreland, best known today for playing the terrified comic relief in films like the Charlie Chan series, and for his immortal catch phrase “Feets, don’t fail me now!” was born this day in 1902 in Monroe, Louisiana. It’s Feets! August 2019 June 2018 I believe he was active during the 1920s and 1930s; possibly later. November 2017 I thought my saying it may have been lost in translation to a younger crowd. January 2020 I believe that was a screen name, but I don’t know his real name. Wednesday, July 03, 2013 Origin: Catch-phrase that possibly originated during the vaudeville and chitlin' circuit days. 2. "(A) Catch-phrase that possibly originated during the vaudeville and chitlin' circuit days. November 2016 **. Thinking it's a ghost, he throws his hands up in the air, his eyes go all big and buggy and he cries, "Feets, don't fail me now! Spoken by several African-American actors in motion pictures of the 1920s to 1940s, usually when scared by a ghost or such (whereupon the character scooted). It was one of the catch phrases of Stepin Fetchit, an early black film performer. October 2016 Simon the Monster Hunter is hot on the trail of Bigfoot, who turns out to be Elban, one of the Gromble's ex-students. "Feet, Don't Fail Me Now!" Courage, don't desert me! And to think that you would risk your whole future by drinking and then getting behind the wheel of a car—well, words fail me! June 2017 April 2020 February 2018 Feet, Don't Fail Me Now Today's Medicine. In fact, Iggy wrote the lyrics, 'feet don't fail me now'. Or it could be they just don't know the history of the expression. December 2013. Jiffy feet, don’t fail me now. I find it interesting that the phrase has survived to the present, while somehow shedding its deeply racist origins, to the point that it can apparently be used in mainstream marketing (though I haven’t seen that myself and would welcome a citation). Wearing a mask like the joker. Oh, rose, how sweet you smell and how bright you look! Question #78477. "I went up to Liverpool and I ended up auditioning for a young dancer and I found this young boy who was mindblowing. spanishliz Answer has 7 votes Currently Best Answer. June 2016 Also Willy Best spoke the line in the Bob Hope File "The Ghost Breakers." August 2014 October 2020 I had heard it, of course, but didn’t know its origin. Feet, don't fail me now.. 2. (A) Catch-phrase that possibly originated during the vaudeville and chitlin' circuit days. March 2014 December 2018 King Jiffy, one of R. Land’s Jiffy feet. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. 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African American actor-performer Mantan Moreland, best known today for playing the terrified comic relief in films like the Charlie Chan series, and for his immortal catch phrase “Feets, don’t fail me now!” was born this day in 1902 in Monroe, Louisiana. July 2020 It was available briefly on the band's online store and at concerts and other performance venues. Games can be won or lost on either side by forgetting that there is one more quarter or another inning or one more lap. April 2017 -----see-----I don’t even remember how to spell the doggone word! I feel so alone on a Friday night Can you make it feel like home if I tell you you're mine? 3 Answers. The word “jiffy”, meaning a very short time (as in, “I’ll get that Slushee in a jiffy”), dates to the 18th century, and the Huntleys weren’t the only ones to use it in the names of convenience stores in … November 2015 August 2017 September 2018 As best as I can find, the phrase “Feets, don’t fail me now” (or something similar) originated from the … September 2014 I believe he was active during the 1920s and 1930s; possibly later. What movie did the line "Feets don't fail me now" come from? February 2014 When I goggled Wikipedia, I was told that "Feets don't fail me now!" It is an obvious truth, but one often overlooked. It actually means "I hope my feet do what I want them to(and not fail). “Feet don’t fail me now” is a common phrase—one you may have heard before. He was a gifted comedian and it is a shame that he was forced to play the roles he was given instead of roles more suited to his talent. Crazy T-Shirt Shop > Feet Don't Fail Me Now. February 2020 Feet don’t fail me now Don’t fail me now Don’t fail me now You’re all I got. Why, who me, why? July 2014 Heart, don't fail me now! Feets, Don't Fail Me Now. Vote for this answer December 2016 spanishliz Answer has 7 votes Currently Best Answer. An image flashed through my mind of some old comedy movie scene of a simple-minded black man with a name like Catfish, or Willie,  or something, tip-toeing through the dark then turning around suddenly to see someone with a sheet  over their head. I don’t want to get into one of those race/stereotype/prejudice things, But-----. spanishliz Moderator 20 year member 196 replies Answer has 7 votes. This is the opening track of Villains and is one of several songs on the album intended to get the listener up on their feet. Bob Hope once called him the best comedian he ever worked with. May 2016 May 2017 He made a lot of money doing it, but it’s still a rather hateful stereotype. I wouldn't even have realized it ever had any racial connotation if someone didn't point it out and I don't think most people would. I was looking up the origin of the saying. Real Monsters from the 2nd season. January 2017 In any event, if you choose to pick up this phrase for your own usage, be very careful about your audience, lest you inadvertently cause serious offense. "Feets don't fail me now!" More on that later.