I got a witness, babe.
Yeah, come on.
I got a witness, babe.
Give me a witness, darling.
I need a witness, babe.
Whoa right.
I need - yeah.
Whoa right.
Yeah.

I got the poontang blues, yeah.
I got the poontang blues, yeah.
Top of my head down
To the bottom of my cowboy shoes, all right.

Build me a woman,
Make her ten feet tall.
You got to build me a woman,
Make her ten feet tall.
Don't make her ugly,
Don't make her small.
Don't make her ugly,
Don't make her, whoa, small.

Sunday trucker,
Christian motherfucker.
Yeah. Hey, hey.
Well, I'm a Sunday trucker,
Christian motherfucker.
Whoa, right.

I'm just a three-eyed boy
Looking for a twelve-toed girl.

You got to build me a woman,
Make her ten feet tall.
Build me a woman,
Make her ten feet tall.
Don't make her ugly,
Don't make her small.
Build me someone I can ball
All night long.

Source: Felt Forum, New York City - January 17, 1970


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  • +2
    General CommentI really don't think you should be commenting on any one elses intelligence....
    Jim Youngon January 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song its about not gettin any if your that retarded to not be able to figure it out
    DagoBoyon June 17, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a cool song. i only heard the it live so jim didnt say all lrics. there isnt a lot of songs thet they sing that curse in. funny. great song though. sad that nobody coments on it. oh ya, DagoBoy, dont listen to jim young, he prolly didnt understand this song. lol
    peacefrog2112on February 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI understand it perfectly. I was referring to the way he phrased his comment
    Jim Youngon May 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpoontang = womens genitalia.
    about being horney and needing to get LAID
    isavedchipon August 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe fact that he's insulting others' intelligence level when he doesn't even know the difference between "your" and "you're" is quite funny
    crazydiamond1to9on December 23, 2006   Link
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    My InterpretationAccording to Ray Manzarek it's a song about Jim wanting a big fat woman who can give him lots of love and cook him meals and stuff.
    sexdrugsrocknrollon July 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe religious (christian, Sunday) reference indicates that he wants to return to a state of grace in the Garden of Eden and have God build him a woman to his specifications.
    ProfWagstaffon June 23, 2014   Link

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