"Stranded in the Jungle" as written by James Escar Johnson and Ernestine Smith....
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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"Stranded in the Jungle" as written by James Escar Johnson, Ernestine Smith

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    General CommentWell when I was a kid (16) we would party at the Heineick hotel (boys and girls) and this was the anthem. We would sing every word and this was the major party song. It was 1975. Now in my mid 40's whenever my close friends would come over for dinner, I would pull out the disc (my 18 yr old daughter burned it for me) and play it. All my youthful memories would be rekindled. What a great song!

    Mano
    cheese8888on February 04, 2007   Link

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