Too Much Monkey Business ()
Author: Chuck Berry; Lead vocal: John Lennon

Runnin' to and fro, hard
Workin' at the mail
Never fail
Get the mail
Yeah, some rotten deal
Ow!

Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business for me to invite 'em again

Say me
Talkin' to me
Tryin' to run me up a creek
She used to buy one
Try to pay me again next week
Ow!

Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business for me to invite 'em again

Long-haired, good-lookin'
Tryin' to get me hooked
Or me to marry
Settle down
Get the horn by the bull
Ow!

Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business for me to invite 'em again

Mediocre money
Bein' fightin' in the hall
Army bunk, army go
Army chow, army cook
Ow!

Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business for me to invite 'em again

Same thing every day
Gettin' up, goin' to school
No need to make complainin'
My objection's overruled
Ow!

Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business for me to invite 'em again

Workin' in the fillin' station
Too many tires
Wipe the windows
Check the tire
Check the oil and all the gas
Ow!

Too much monkey business
Too much monkey business
Don't want your moderation, get away, leave me


Credits

Previously unreleased. Recorded September 3, 1964 for "Pop Goes The Beatles."

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