Monkey Shine
words and music by Cate Doefer and Tim Foley



(B) take an old black banana
way past its prime
stick it in a bottle for a long long time
Do you want to taste sweet, do you want to feel fine?
now you’re talking monkey shine
 
(F#) Monkey shine, (E) monkey shine
(B) Give me more of that monkey shine
(F#) Harsh and sweet and (E) so sublime!
(B) Fill my cup with that monkey shine wine
 
Deep in the jungle, moonlight entwined
Dream all night swinging vine to vine
I worship the monkey god, give us a glass,
worship too much, it'll bite you in the ass

(F#) Monkey shine, (E) monkey shine
Give me more of that monkey shine
Banana and Lime goes down so fine
Fill my cup with that monkey shine wine

Down in the jungle with all the monkeys, see,
do you want to go there?  Come with me!
MONKEYSHINE, baby, climb my tree
Banana wine, baby, drink it with me

(F#) Get hip to the monkey, (E) That's the key
Cause when you in the jungle, babe, you is free
Lose all feelin’ in your spine
Fill my cup with that monkey shine wine

You want to worship here you gotta get in line
a lot of converts tonight at the monkey shrine
kneel right down and take your time
Don’t forget to tip the monkey a dime.

(F#) Monkey shine, (E) monkey shine
Give me more of that monkey shine
Close encounters of the Monkey Kind
Fill my cup with that monkey shine wine

Lyrics & Music February 2004.

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