Green Monkey Song Lyrics



publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Dewey Bunnell
album: Track 9 in album Hat Trick
release date: 1973
popularity : 42 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 3:47
producer: Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek
engineer: Mike Stone
guest guitar: Joe Walsh
assistant engineer: Lee Kiefer
composer: Dewey Bunnell
lyricist: Dewey Bunnell

Album Information

label: Warner Bros. Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

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When the deep blue night is running close on your track
And you can feel the green monkey crawlin' across your back
Don't take me so real that you forget how to feel
Don't let the threat of the dagger turn your heart into steel

Smell the perfume of the silent dream
Fly the ocean, read a story to me
Speak the wisdom of a redwood tree
Speak to me

So you think that star cluster shining bright in the sky
Will speak the fate of your evening, tell the truth to your lie
Don't let the features you read control the tickets you buy
Soon as you learn that you live, you're just beginning to die


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Muskrat Love
  • 2 Wind Wave
  • 3 She's Gonna Let You Down
  • 4 Rainbow Song
  • 5 Submarine Ladies
  • 6 It's Life
  • 7 Hat Trick
  • 8 Molten Love
  • 9 Green Monkey
  • 10 Willow Tree Lullaby
  • 11 Goodbye