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by Joe Tex
Lyrics by: Joe Tex
# Debut Chart
65 Jun '65 Hot 100

Lyrics

Oh yes Oh yes All right You know I got a letter from a friend of mine in New York City the other day. He said, Joe, I heard you've had some trouble with the girls down home. Said you ought to catch a bus and come on up to New York. Said they got enough women up here to go around. I'm thinking find yourself something, because people don't go around stealing loved ones away from them up here in New York. He said in the letter that things don't happen like that up here in New York Oh yes he did He said things just don't happen like that up here in New York He said things just don't happen like that up here in New York He said things just don't happen like that up here in New York Oh yes Oh yes he did All right


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So I'm saying to you who are listenin' If you've been unlucky in love And lost somebody And a voice come to you in the middle of the night and tell you to get up Listen, you better get on up If you're having breakfast one morning And a voice come to you at the table And say get up Listen, I want you to get on up You're out on the job And a voice come to you on the job He says get up, listen you better get on up Yeah baby, get yourself on up, oh yes You had better get on up, oh yeah Yup yeah, yeah You better get on up and walk Like me and women And go somewhere and find your somebody That's what you better do 'Cause I'll tell you one thing There's something that I found out a long time ago It took me a long time to find it out But I think I got it now Oh, took me a long time to find it out But I think I got it now Oh yes I did I found out a long time ago (One monkey don't stop no show) [repeated in background] Oh yes I did I found out that one monkey Just don't stop no show Ha ha ha, yes I did Found out that one monkey Just don't stop no show Found out that one monkey just don't stop no show And if you believe it You hear you sing one time for me tonight I said if, if, if you believe it Let me hear you sing it one time for me tonight I said if, if, if... [fade]

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