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Civilization
Danny Kaye with the Andrews Sisters (1948)

Fm6: x5656x

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Each morning, a missionary advertise with neon sign
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He tells the native population that civilization is fine
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And three educated savages holler from a bamboo tree
 (Eeeee! Ah-loh-kee-hah-tah-sah-nah.)
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That civilization is a thing for me  to  see

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So bongo, bongo, bongo I don't want to leave the Congo, oh-no-no-no-no-no
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Bingle, bangle, bungle I'm so happy in the jungle, I refuse to go
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Don't want no bright lights, false teeth, doorbells, landlords, I make it clear
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 That no matter how they coax him, I'll stay right here

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I looked through a magazine the missionary's wife conceals
 (A magazine? What happens?)
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I see how people who are civilized bang you with automobiles
 (You know you can get hurt that way Daniel?)
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At the movies they have got to pay many coconuts to see
 (What do they see Danny?)
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Uncivilized pictures that the newsreel takes of me

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So bongo, bongo, bongo he don't want to leave the Congo, oh no no no no no
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Bingle, bangle, bungle he's so happy in the jungle, he refuse to go
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Don't want no penthouse, bathtub, streetcars, taxis, noise in my ear
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(So no matter how they coax him), I'll stay right here

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They hurry like savages to get aboard an iron train
 (The Tring-galing-ahoo-laham-bah-la Express)
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And though it's smokey and it's crowded they're too civilized to complain
 (Ah-lo-ke-do-ho-saw-he-ma-he-na)
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When they've got two weeks vacation they hurry to vacation grounds
 (What do they do Danny?)
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They swim and they fish, but that's what I do all year round

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So bongo, bongo, bongo I don't want to leave the Congo, oh no no no no no
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Bingle, bangle, bungle I'm so happy in the jungle, I refuse to go
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Don't want no jailhouse, shotguns, fish hooks, golf clubs, I got my spears
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(So no matter how they coax him), I'll stay right here

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They have things like the atom bomb
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So I think I'll stay where I "ahm"
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Civilization,   I'll stay right here

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