Trip, Stumble and Fall

The Mamas & the Papas

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The Mamas & the Papas

The Mamas & the Papas (credited as The Mama's and the Papa's on the debut album cover and sometimes shortened to Mamas & Papas) were an American/Canadian vocal group (Denny Doherty was from Canada) who came to prominence in the 1960s. The group recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968 with a short reunion in 1971, releasing six albums and 11 Top 40 hit singles. They have sold nearly 40 million records worldwide. more »


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1971
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You're gonna trip, stumble, and fall.
And though I know you're having a ball,
You'd better listen my friend 
(Oh listen my friend, yeah...)
This is the end
(This could be the end...)
Someone's gonna make you crawl.
(Someone's gonna make you crawl)
You're gonna stumble and fall.

You've no respect (no respect)
You see it, you grab it (you see it, you grab it)
You've got yourself (you've got yourself...)
A very bad habit (a habit, yeah)
You know you're on soft ground. 
(Oh, you're on soft ground)
You'd better look around 
(Yeah, you better look around) 
One wrong step and that's all.
(One wrong step and that's all)
You're gonna stumble and fall.

Some little bird is gonna put her eye on you, yeah. 
And when she does you know you're gonna be blue
You're gonna be....(yeah, yeah, yeah)
Blue

Then you're gonna trip (trip), stumble, and fall. 
(Trip, stumble, and fall...)
And when you land (and when you land...) 
It's no fun at all (it's no fun at all)
You'd better listen, my friend.
(Oh, listen my...won't you listen my...)
Yeah, this is the end.
(This could be the...)
Someone's gonna make you crawl.
(Someone's gonna make you crawl)
You're gonna stumble and fall

(Down, down, down, down)

You've never been burned,
But everybody's somebody's fool (yeah)
And when it's your turn to burn,
You'll know that it's cruel.
You're gonna be a...(yeah, yeah, yeah)
Fool.

You're gonna trip (trip), stumble, and fall.
(Trip stumble and fall...)
And when you land (and when you land...)
It's no fun at all (it's no fun at all) 
You're gonna trip (trip, stumble), trip, stumble, stumble and fall
You're gonna trip (trip, stumble), trip, stumble, stumble and fall 
You're gonna trip (trip, stumble), trip, stumble, stumble and fall 
You're gonna trip (trip), stumble (stumble),
Trip (trip), stumble and fall.

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Written by: JOHN EDMUND ANDREW PHILLIPS, MICHELLE GILLIAM

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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