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Lance Major - Monkey Time chords

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Monkey Time:Major Lance.
#2 R&B and #8 on BB Hot 100 on
OKEH Records in 1963.

INTRO: F

#1.
F
There's a place right across town, whenever 

you're ready.
F
Where people gather 'round, whenever they're 

ready.
             Dm      Am7     Gm        Dm
And then the music begins to play..you feel a 
Am7           Gm     Gm7
groove comin' on its way.

CHORUS:
Gm                     Am7                   Bb
Are you ready (are you ready)..well, you get yours, 
              C                   F
cause-a I got mine for the Monkey Time..(Monkey Time)..

(Monkey Time.)

#2.
F
Now the dance that the people do, I don't know how 

it started.
F
All I know is that when the beat brings a feel..it's 

so hard to get parted.
             Dm      Am7     Gm        Dm
And then the music begins to play..you feel a 
Am7           Gm     Gm7
groove comin' on its way.

CHORUS:
Gm                     Am7                   Bb
Are you ready (are you ready)..well, you get yours, 
              C                   F
cause-a I got mine for the Monkey Time..(Monkey Time)..

(Monkey Time.)

BRIDGE:
F                     Dm     C      F
Do the Monkey, yeah..(do the Monkey Time.)
F                     Dm     C      F
Do the Monkey, yeah..(do the Monkey Time.)
F             Dm     Am         Dm
Ah-twist them hips..(twist them hips.)
Dm       Am       Dm              Am       Dm
Let your backbone slip..(let your backbone slip.)
     Am        Dm     Am        Dm
Now, move your feet..(move your feet.)
    Am     Dm         Am     Dm     Am
Get on the beat..(get on the beat.)

CHORUS:
Gm                     Am7                   Bb
Are you ready (are you ready)..well, you get yours, 
              C                   F
cause-a I got mine for the Monkey Time..(Monkey Time)..

(Monkey Time.)

#3.
F
Now the dance that the people do, I don't know how 

it started.
F
All I know is that when the beat brings a feel..it's 

so hard to get parted.
             Dm      Am7     Gm    Dm            Am7
And then the music begins to play..automatically you're 
        Gm  Gm7
on your way.

CHORUS:
Gm                     Am7                   Bb
Are you ready (are you ready)..well, you get yours, 
              C                   F
cause-a I got mine for the Monkey Time..(Monkey Time)..

(Monkey Time.)

OUTRO:
F
Ah, do the Monkey, yeah..(Monkey time)..give me a big 

strong line..(Monkey time.)
F
You're lookin' real fine..(Monkey time.)(Fade.)



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