I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)

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Phil Harris

Version
studio
published by
maourza
Tone
A-
A+
Slide
A -> La
Video
[Capo on 4]
Chords
	 
[Intro]
Am E7 Am
[Verse]
Am E7
Now I'm the king of the swingers oh, the jungle VIP
E7 Am
I've reached the top and had to stop, and that's what botherin' me
Am E7
I wanna be a man, mancub, and stroll right into town
E7 Am G7
And be just like the other men, I'm tired of monkeyin' around, oh
[Chorus]
C A7
Oo-bee-doo, I wanna be like yoo-ooo-oou
D7 G7 C
I wanna walk like you, talk like you, too-ooo-ooo
G7 C A7
You'll see it's true-ooo-ooo, an ape like me-ee-ee
D7 G7 C
Can learn to be hu-ooo-ooo-man too-ooo-ooo
[Instrumental]
C A7 D7 G7 C E7
[Verse]
Am E7
Now don't try to kid me, mancub, I made a deal with you
E7 Am
What I desire is man's red fire, to make my dream come true
Am E7
Now give me the secret, mancub, c'mon clue me what to do
E7 Am G7
Give me the power of man's red flower, so I can be like you, oh
[Chorus]
C A7
Oo-bee-doo, I wanna be like yoo-ooo-oou
D7 G7 C
I wanna walk like you, talk like you, too-ooo-ooo
G7 C A7
You'll see it's true-ooo-ooo, someone like me
D7 G7 C
Can learn to be like someone like you/me
A7
Take me home daddy!
D7 G7 C
Can learn to be like someone like you/me
A7
One more time!
D7 G7 C G7 C
Can learn to be like someone like you