Yakety Yak

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Ray Stevens

Harry Ray Ragsdale (born January 24, 1939) known by his stage name Ray Stevens is an American country music, pop singer-songwriter. more »

He's free as the breeze
He's always at ease
He lives in the jungle and hangs by his knees
As he swings through the trees 
With a trapeze in his B.V.D.s
He's got a union card and he's practicing hard
To play, the guitar, gonna be a big star
Yeah, he's gonna go far
And carry moonbeams home in a jar
He ordered Chet's guitar course C.O.D.
Like A and E and he's working on be	
Big W&W and R&B and even the chimpanzees agree
That someday soon he'll be a celebrity
Get it, get it, get it.

Gitarzan, he's a gitar man
He's all you can stand 
Give him a hand, gitarzan

He's got a girl named Jane
With no last name
Kinda homely and plain
But he loves her just the same
Cause she kindles the flame
And it drives him insane
When he hears her say 
She really does her thing
It's her claim to fame
Come on sing one Jane
Baby, baby, oh baby
Baby, oh baby 
(How about that folks)

They've got a pet monkey who likes
To get drunk and sing boogie woogie
And it sounds real funky
Come on your turn boy 
Sing one monkey 
Let's hear it for the monkey
On Saturday night they need some excitement
Jane gets right and the monkey gets tight
And their voices unite
In the pale moonlight 
And it sounds all right 

Yeah, it's dynamite, it's out of sight
Let's hear it right now
Baby, baby oh baby 
Yeah, shut up baby, I'm trying to sing
Get it, get it, get it
Repeat Chorus

Written by: JERRY LEIBER, MIKE STOLLER

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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