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kingblake
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posted 24 November 2003 12:03 PM      Profile for kingblake     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I was just trying to think of as many songs as possible which even remotely involve monkeys, apes, chimps, primates, etc.
Can anyone think of any?

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posted 24 November 2003 12:04 PM      Profile for Mr. Magoo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Postcard - Barenaked Ladies. All about postcards with chimpanzees.
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posted 24 November 2003 12:10 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
There's always the classic "I Wanna Be Like You," from "The Jungle Book." Performed by the Louis Prima band.
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posted 24 November 2003 12:35 PM      Profile for audra trower williams   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I have a version of that by Los Lobos, too.
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'lance
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posted 24 November 2003 12:47 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
And googling says it was also done by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Smashmouth (?).

Also:

"Monkey Man," by the Stones (Let It Bleed, 1969).

"Tweeter and the Monkey Man," by Dylan ("Travelling Wilburys," 1988 -- supposedly an affectionate parody of Springsteen's style).

"Shock the Monkey," by Peter Gabriel ("Security"?, 1982).


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posted 24 November 2003 12:52 PM      Profile for Gir Draxon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Pretty women are walking with gorillas down my street...

From "Is she really going out with him?" by Goldfinger. Sugar Ray also did a version, but it was crap.

Is she really going out with him? Is she really gonna take him home tonight?


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'lance
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posted 24 November 2003 12:54 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
From "Is she really going out with him?" by Goldfinger.

A-hem. I think you've mispledded "Joe Jackson," there.


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posted 24 November 2003 01:07 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"I'm goin' round and around like a monkey...but it's all right..."

Phil Collins song, "Tonight", I believe.


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posted 24 November 2003 01:13 PM      Profile for Dr. Mr. Ben   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
By cartoonist/rockstar James Kochalka:
Monkey vs. Robot ("Monkey hate technology/ Robot hate the monkey/ They will fight eternally/ Monkey versus Robot")
Ruvvy Monkey ("Who's this guy? What's he do?/ Ruvvy monkey says, 'I ruv you'")

James Kochalka in collaboration with The Zambonis:
Hockey Monkey ("1, 2, 3 The kids love the monkey/ 4, 5, 6 The monkey's got a hockey stick/ 7, 8, 9 Having a good time, yeah")

Bob Dylan:
Buckets of Rain ("Little red wagon, little red bike/ I ain't no monkey but I know what I like")


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kingblake
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posted 24 November 2003 01:20 PM      Profile for kingblake     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Thanks and keep 'em coming.
I thought of 'no more monkey business' by chuck berry.

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Gir Draxon
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posted 24 November 2003 01:21 PM      Profile for Gir Draxon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by 'lance:

A-hem. I think you've mispledded "Joe Jackson," there.


Never heard of the guy until now. Oh well, I still like Goldfinger's version


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posted 24 November 2003 01:27 PM      Profile for 4t2     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I went to the animal fair
The birds and the beasts were there
The big baboon by the light of the moon
Was combing his auburn hair

The monkey, he got drunk,
and fell on the elephant's trunk,
The elephant sneezed and fell on his knees,
And that was the end of the monk-ey, monk-ey, monk-ey, monk-ey...


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'lance
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posted 24 November 2003 01:27 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Never heard of the guy until now.

Geez. Young people these days...


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al-Qa'bong
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posted 24 November 2003 01:28 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Good Grief! Never heard of Joe Jackson?

Then I bet you've never heard of Helen Kane, who recorded "Aba Daba Honeymoon" in the early 50s.

quote:
Ab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab
Said the chimpie to the monk
Bab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab
Said the monkey to the chimp
All night long they'd chatter away
All day long they were happy and gay
Swinging and singing in their
Honky tonky way

Ab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab
Means monk I love but you
Bab-a dab-a dab in monkey talk
Means chimp I love you too

Then the big baboon one night in June
He married them and very soon
They went upon their ab-a dab-a honey moon

Ab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab
Said the chimpie to the monk
Bab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab
Said the monkey to the chimp
All night long they'd chatter away
All day long they were happy and gay
Swinging and singing in their
Honky tonky way

Ab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab-a dab
Means monk I love but you
Bab-a dab-a dab in monkey talk
Means chimp I love you too

One night they were made man and wife
And now they cry this is the life
Since they came from their ab-a dab-a honey moon



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posted 24 November 2003 01:30 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yer a sick man, al-Qa'bong.

Chimpanzees and monkeys together.

What next, dogs and cats living together? Mass hysteria?


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posted 24 November 2003 01:32 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Joe Jackson is awesome, Gir. Start downloading immediately!

How about Gitarzan by Ray Stevens?

And then there's:

Abba dabba dabba dabba dabba dabba dabba
Said the chimpy to the monk...
Abba dabba dabba dabba dabba dabba dabba
Said the monkey to the chimp...

All night long they'd chatter away
All day long they were happy and gay
Singin' and swingin' in their honky-tonky way!

Abba dabba dabba dabba dabba dabba dabba
Means "Monk, I love but you!"
Abba dabba dabba in monkey talk means,
"Chimp, I love you too!"

And the big baboon one night in June,
He married them, and very soon,
They went upon their abba-dabba honeymoon!


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posted 24 November 2003 01:33 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Al-Q, I hate you!

You posted it while I was posting!

NOT FAIR! Mommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!


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posted 24 November 2003 01:37 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The fact that Gir had never heard of Joe Jackson proves that its not only his politics that are loopy.

Back on topic (remind me why we're even on this topic, please

"At the Zoo" by Simon and Garfunkel (which even mentions orangutans)

"Hey, hey, We're the Monkees", by Goldfinger, er... Sugar Ray, er... The Monkees

"Monkey on My Back", by Topper Headon (with Jimmie Helms on vocals)

"Everybody's Got Something to Hide, Except for Me and My Monkey", by the Beatles


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posted 24 November 2003 01:49 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
4t2, the last line of the version of that song that I used to know went:

And that was the end of the monk, the monk, the monk, etc ...

I was amazed to find that my favourite animal song mentions no primates at all.

There is a priceless performance of this Bill Staines song by, I believe, Tommy Makem -- Rawhide (Max Ferguson) used to play it often. Clap your paws, or anything you got, now.

quote:
A Place In The Choir
Bill Staines

All god's creatures got a place in the choir
Some sing low and some sing higher
Some sing out loud on the telephone wire
Some just clap their hands or paws or anything they've got now

Listen to the bass it's the one at the bottom
Where the bullfrog croaks and the hippopotamus
Moans and groans in the big tattoo
And the old cow just goes "moo"
The dogs and the cats they take up the middle
Where the honey bee hums and the cricket fiddles
The donkey brays and the pony neighs
And the old grey badger sighs oh

All god's creatures got a place in the choir
Some sing low and some sing higher
Some sing out loud on the telephone wire
Some just clap their hands or paws or anything they've got now

Listen to the top with the little birds singing
And the melodies and the high notes ringing
And the hoot-owls cries over everything
And the blackbird disagrees
Singing in the night-time, singing in the day
And the little duck quacks and he's on his way
And the otter hasn't got much to say
And the porcupine talks to himself

All god's creatures got a place in the choir
Some sing low and some sing higher
Some sing out loud on the telephone wire
Some just clap their hands or paws or anything they've got now

It's a simple song, a little one sung everywhere
By the ox and the fox and the grizzly bear
The dopey alligator and the hawk above
The sly old weasel and the turtle-dove

All god's creatures got a place in the choir
Some sing low and some sing higher
Some sing out loud on the telephone wire
Some just clap their hands or paws or anything they've got now


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posted 24 November 2003 01:58 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Tarzan counts?

"Tarzan of Harlem" by Cab Calloway then.

How about "King Kong" by Manu Chao?

"The Monkey Speaks his Mind" by Mano Negra. I always think this tune is about Bush.

Did Faye Wray ever make any records.....?

Like a monkey, I forgot, "Me and the Elephants" by Bobby Goldsboro.

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posted 24 November 2003 02:00 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"I feel like Fay Wray, face to face with King Kong..."

Bruce Cockburn, "Mama Just Wants To Barrelhouse, All Night Long"


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posted 24 November 2003 02:04 PM      Profile for 4t2     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by skdadl:
4t2, the last line of the version of that song that I used to know went:

And that was the end of the monk, the monk, the monk, etc ...


According to Google you are not the only person to know it as such..but to me, it makes no sense. I mean, the whole song is about animals, and the monkey is already referred to (although I do concede that sometimes the monkey "had spunk" rather than "got drunk"). I think my version used to be "and what became of the monkey monkey monkey" rather than "and that was the end of the monkey monkey monkey"


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posted 24 November 2003 02:09 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Gracie Fields sings "Then I wanna be King Kong...then I wanna be Mae West...then I wanna get undressed" in the song I've got the Jitterbugs.

Monkey Man by Toots and the Maytals...and Monkey Man by the Rolling Stones.(oops, 'lance got that one)

Geez, I have all these tunes on records, from 78s to CDs... My collection is a real jungle. *Groan*

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posted 24 November 2003 02:12 PM      Profile for flotsom   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The Pixies' "Monkey Gone to Heaven"

there was a guy
an under water guy who controlled the sea
got killed by ten million pounds of sludge
from new york and new jersey
this monkey's gone to heaven

the creature in the sky
got sucked in ahole
now there's a hole in the sky
and the ground's not cold
and if the ground's not cold
everything is gonna burn
we'll all take turns
i'll get mine, too
this monkey's gone to haven

rock me joe!

if man is 5 [3x]
then the devil is 6 [5x]
then god is 7 [3x]
this monkey's gone to heaven

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posted 24 November 2003 03:26 PM      Profile for kingblake     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Thought of three more:

Warren Zevon's "leave my moneky alone"
Foo Fighter's "Moneky Wrench"
and "shock the monkey"


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posted 24 November 2003 04:51 PM      Profile for Doug   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"I had a little monkey and
I sent him to the country and
I fed him on gingerbread.
Along came a choo-choo that
Knocked my monkey coo-coo
And now my monkey's dead..."

Marilyn Manson, "My Monkey"

Also ran across these lyrics when I did a google search for some...I have no idea what this song sounds like, but the lyrics are funny.

Momus -
"A Monkey For Sallie"

[ from the album "Hippopotamomus" (1991) ]

Lyrics

I bought a monkey for Sallie
And let it run amok
I bought a monkey for Sallie
It listens to hard rock
It gobbles up our food
Messily
Scribbles on the walls
And especially
Plays with itself
From dawn to dusk
From dusk to the crack of dawn
I bought a monkey for Sallie
Wicked as the day is long

I bought a monkey for Sallie
And let it run amok
It jumps into our bed at night
And fiddles with my cock
Its tail is long and feathery
It swings from the lights
Drinks heavily
And plays with itself
From dawn to dusk
From dusk to the crack of dawn
I bought a monkey for Sallie
Wicked as the day is long

I bought a monkey for Sallie
It's messing up our lives
It plays the barrel organ
And sharpens kitchen knives
I've never seen such lively curiosity
The way it paws at Sallie
And invariably
Plays with itself
From dawn to dusk
From dusk to the crack of dawn
I bought a monkey for Sallie
Wicked as the day is long


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posted 24 November 2003 05:18 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by al-Qa'bong:
Tarzan counts?

I don't think so. I only included Gitarzan because one of the trio in the song was the monkey, along with Tarzan and Jane.

Haven't heard that song in ages. "Shut up, baby, I'm tryin' to sing! Bay-baaaaaay!"


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posted 24 November 2003 05:32 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Superman Song", by Crash Test Dummies speaks of Tarzan, but also clearly includes the word "ape".
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al-Qa'bong
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posted 24 November 2003 06:20 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Who ARE these orchestras you kids write about?

Western Swing cool cats, Jimmy Revard and his Oklahoma Playboys, did a tune called Bound to Look like a Monkey (When You Grow Old) in 1937.


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posted 24 November 2003 06:28 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Face it, Daddy-O... at one time you were the cat's pyjamas, but now you're nowheresville, man, nowhereseville. You dig?

(I was cookin' with gas until... Flood Control).


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posted 24 November 2003 08:24 PM      Profile for Jared     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Apeman" by The Kinks banishes other monkey music to the minor leagues. A touch of alliteration happening there, albeit spread out...

Upon further review, "Monkey Gone To Heaven" is welcome to stay.


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"Brass Monkey" (Beastie Boys)
"Too Much Monkey Business" (Chuck Berry)
"Monkeys" (Echo & the Bunnymen)
"One Monkey Don't Stop No Show" (old R&B tune, Stick McGhee I think)
"Monkey" (George Michael)
"Mickey's Monkey" (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)
"Monkey in Your Soul" (Steely Dan)
"Very Ape" (Nirvana)
"You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)" (The Dickies)

Plus the immortal "Making Love to a Vampire with a Monkey on My Knee" (Captain Beefheart):

quote:
Making love to a vampire with a monkey on my knee
The pond shined dry like a ladies compact
Lilies leaped like flat green hearts with white hearts
Squirting yellow pollen cocks
Ferns ran like cool spades, fossils away from rocks
Bees echoed dark carbon hums that dashed in nothing
Gnats fucked my ears 'n nostrils
Hit my brain like hones 'n numbed t' nothing
Wings stuck on liquid bones
Making love to a vampire with a monkey on my knee
The moon poured hollow down my milky leg
Splashed still n moved
The wind peed down the willows 'n pricked the needle vine
The monkey moved, a fur shadow, its soot tail curled in twos
Its lips smiled needles, its eyes rolled loose
Her throat broke open, glistened in the dew
Red berries dangled like a dream of rubies too
Snot muscles ran down her ivory chin 'n tooth within
A locket, a pin held fast to then, my love, my pocket deep within
'N senses dangled the chain that clasped me to her then
The messenger spoke the wind that blows between our time
I sensed you then 'n whispers spin 'n flow in silver dust
Around the pointed pin
Sent to nothing
God, please fuck my mind for good
Making love to a vampire with a monkey on my knee
Oh fuck that thing... fuck that poem... eyes crawl out with maggots
White cloth bones pile up light thrown blades
Rags n skull, scoops soil cracks, drain screams, please
Take my hand 'n join me... too soon its clutches gleams
Making love to a vampire with a monkey on my knee
Death be damned... life

Have a nice day.


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posted 25 November 2003 12:55 AM      Profile for kingblake     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Great Van Vliet reference
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posted 25 November 2003 01:43 AM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Which reminds me of the line about "Chester's Gorilla" in "Inca Roads" on Zappa's One Size Fits All.
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posted 25 November 2003 09:35 AM      Profile for Lard Tunderin' Jeezus   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
'Monkey Time' by The Tubes, originally by Curtis Mayfield, I believe.
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posted 25 November 2003 11:43 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Straighten Up and Fly Right

quote:
A buzzard took the monkey for a ride in the air
The monkey thought that everything was on the square
The buzzard tried to throw the monkey off his back
But the monkey grabbed his neck
And said listen up Jack

Straighten up and fly right
Straighten up and fly right
Straighten up and fly right
Cool down papa don't blow your top
Ain't any use in divin 'what's the use in jivin'
Straighten up and fly right
Cool down papa don't blow your top

The buzzard told the monkey you are choking me
Release your hold and I will set you free
The monkey looked the buzzard right dead in the eye
He said your story's so touching but it sounds like a lie


Like, man-oh-man, 'lance, don't bust your conk trying to slay me with your killerdiller jive.

That cornball spiel went out with button-shoes, Jackson.


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posted 25 November 2003 11:56 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Oooh-whee! Dad, you are too much. You haven't been In since spats and bathtub gin.
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posted 26 November 2003 01:13 AM      Profile for rob.leblanc     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Look at the monkey, silly monkey
Little red monkey, acting all jittery!

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posted 26 November 2003 07:21 AM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"the smartest monkeys" by XTC, off their v.good album, nonsuch:

quote:
Well man discovered the park bench can make a transition
And the rubbish tip makes a valid form of nutrition
With discoveries like these
Civilisation agrees
To give itself a pat on the back
We're the smartest monkeys
The evolution's plain to see
We're the dominant of the species
The smartest monkeys

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posted 26 November 2003 11:59 AM      Profile for audra trower williams   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
These sad monkeys bought the wrong bananas.
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Willowdale Wizard
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posted 26 November 2003 12:39 PM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
the sad panda still looks sadder than those sad monkeys.

[ 26 November 2003: Message edited by: Willowdale Wizard ]


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al-Qa'bong
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posted 26 November 2003 11:00 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
This is fun, and I'm not complaining, but why are we doing this?
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'lance
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posted 26 November 2003 11:04 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yeah, kingblake? Was this all just a sly kinda troll on your part?

If so, well done. Much more fun than your average flamefest.


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kingblake
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posted 27 November 2003 03:01 AM      Profile for kingblake     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Jeez are you people ever cynical/suspicious.
i genuinely just want to find as many of these songs as possible

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'lance
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posted 27 November 2003 12:32 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I was just kidding you.

It's true, I can be cynical/suspicious. But only in the news & politics forums, usually.


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al-Qa'bong
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posted 01 December 2003 11:40 AM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It ain't over 'til the 800 lb. gorilla sings...

Gene Krupa, Remo Biondi and Frank Loesser wrote a tune called Some Like it Hot, which features the lines:

"Long ago, swung a young gorilla
Through the trees, what a killer diller
Ever since, thanks to that gorilla
Some like it hot..."

Judy Ellington recorded this one with the Charlie Barnet Orchestra in March, 1939.

A Broadway musical called "Hitchy Koo," which opened in June, 1917 included a tune called I'd Like to be a Monkey in the Zoo.


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Doug
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posted 03 December 2003 08:23 AM      Profile for Doug   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The badger song is better, anyway.

http://www.weebls-stuff.com/data/toons/badger.swf


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Section 49
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posted 03 December 2003 12:08 PM      Profile for Section 49     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Welcome to the Monkey House", by the Dandy Warhols.
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posted 03 December 2003 01:09 PM      Profile for Lima Bean   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I can't believe nobody got this one:

Ahem:


Great big gobs of greasy grimy gopher guts
mutilated monkey nuts
porculated porky puss
long or'nge strands of (sumthin sumthin) moose's snot
blood for juice is in a pot from the pigs that I have caught

(ad nauseum--some people know more verses/lines than I'll ever be able to remember)

.....and I forgot my spoon,
I brought a straaaaawwwwwww
(and then you make a gross slurping sound and giggles ensue).

My aunt taught me that one.


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Scott Piatkowski
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posted 03 December 2003 01:18 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
That would be from the classic Welfare Starlets' song, "(My Baby Won't Let Me Eat) Road Kill". I've always thought the song was overshadowed on the disc by the even more classic "Menstrual Blues"...

quote:
I'm hurtin', I'm achin', I'm menstruatin'
Don't touch me, just leave me alone
I don't wanna make love
And I sure won't make supper
Till these cramps are gone, gone, gone, gone

[ 03 December 2003: Message edited by: Scott Piatkowski ]


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Shenanigans
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posted 03 December 2003 01:34 PM      Profile for Shenanigans   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Barenaked Ladies again, "If I had a Million Dollars".

Is this a song collection for Homer Simpson?


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Scott Piatkowski
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posted 08 December 2003 02:08 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Also mentioning monkeys:

"Missionary Man" by Eurythmics

"There was a woman on the ground and a monkey in the tree, the missionary man he was following me..."


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