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STRANDED IN THE JUNGLE (James Johnson / Ernestine Smith) New York Dolls Also recorded by : Roy Ayers; The Cadets; Crazy Joe & The Variable Speed Band; The Jay Hawks; David Johansen; Shorty Long; The Nylons; Rhythm Rockers; The Rhythm Rockets; The Vibrations; Voodoo Glow Skulls. I crashed in the jungle while trying to keep a date With my little girl who was back in the States I was stranded in the jungle, afraid, alone Trying to figure a way to get a message back home But how was I to know that the wreckage of my plane Had been picked up and spotted and my girl in Lover's Lane Meanwhile, back in the States Baby, baby, let's make romance You know your old-time lover hasn't got a chance He's stranded in the jungle, sad as he can be So come on pretty baby, just you and me Meanwhile, back in the jungle The boys in the jungle had me on the run When something heavy hit me like an atomic bomb When I woke up and my head started to clear I had a strange feeling I was cooking gear I smelled something cooking and I looked to see That's when I found out they was cookin' me Ooga booga, lemme outta here! Meanwhile, back in the States Baby, baby, let's make romance You know your old-time lover hasn't got a chance He's stranded in the jungle sad as he can be So come on pretty baby just you and me Meanwhile, back in the jungle I jumped out of the pot, I finally got away I was frantic, worried about what my baby would say So I jumped in the ocean and started to swim My chance of surviving was gettin' slim So I thumbed down a whale that was headed my way And I reached the States in about half a day When I got to Lover's Lane I was almost dead Heard him talkin' to my baby, and this is what he said Baby, baby, the man's no good Baby, baby, should have understood You can trust me just as long as you please So come back pretty baby where you used to be Cause I love you (I love you, I love you, you're fine baby) Cause I love you (So damn fine) Cause I love you (I got a job; I have money too) Cause I love you (Did I show you my vehicle) Cause I love you (I'll take you for a ride) Cause I love you

    


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