Rocky Raccoon Lyrics

The Beatles


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: John Lennon, John Winston Lennon, Paul Mccartney, Paul James Mccartney
album: Track in album The Beatles
release date: 1968-11-22
popularity : 34 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Funk / Soul Blues Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Psychedelic Rock/Rock & Roll/Blues Rock/Prog Rock/Folk Rock/Hard Rock/Avantgarde
length: 3:33
writer: John Lennon, Paul McCartney

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Now somewhere in the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota
There lived a young boy named Rocky Raccoon,
And one day his woman ran off with another guy,
Hit young Rocky in the eye.
Rocky didn't like that
He said, "I'm gonna get that boy".
So one day he walked into town
Booked himself a room in the local saloon.

Rocky Raccoon checked into his room,
Only to find Gideon's Bible.
Rocky had come, equipped with a gun,
To shoot off the legs of his rival.
His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,
By stealing the girl of his fancy.
Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,
But everyone knew her as Nancy.
Now she and her man, who called himself Dan,
Were in the next room at the hoe down.
Rocky burst in, and grinning a grin,
He said, "Danny boy, this is a showdown".
But Daniel was hot, he drew first and shot,
And Rocky collapsed in the corner.

Now the doctor came in, stinking of gin,
And proceeded to lie on the table.
He said, "Rocky, you met your match".
And Rocky said, "Doc, it's only a scratch.
And I'll be better, I'll be better, Doc, as soon as I am able".

Now Rocky Raccoon, he fell back in his room,
Only to find Gideon's Bible.
Gideon checked out, and he left it, no doubt,
To help with good Rocky's revival.


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Back in the U.S.S.R.
  • 2 Dear Prudence
  • 3 Glass Onion
  • 4 Ob‐La‐Di, Ob‐La‐Da
  • 5 Wild Honey Pie
  • 6 The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
  • 7 While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • 8 Happiness Is a Warm Gun
  • 9 Martha My Dear
  • 10 I’m So Tired
  • 11 Blackbird
  • 12 Piggies
  • 13 Rocky Raccoon
  • 14 Don’t Pass Me By
  • 15 Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?
  • 16 I Will
  • 17 Julia
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Birthday
  • 2 Yer Blues
  • 3 Mother Nature’s Son
  • 4 Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
  • 5 Sexy Sadie
  • 6 Helter Skelter
  • 7 Long, Long, Long
  • 8 Revolution 1
  • 9 Honey Pie
  • 10 Savoy Truffle
  • 11 Cry Baby Cry
  • 12 Revolution 9
  • 13 Good Night