I've got a mellowship, I've got a fellowship
I've got a nonstop "yo swan" hello chip
Born to adore the big bad bison
Thunderstorm and a man like Tyson
Popcorn peanuts lookin' at big butts
No I can not keep my mouth shut
Rockin' to the beat of the fabulous forum
My Lakers I adore 'em
Blush my lady when I tell her
The I do indeed love to smell her
Sopping wet your pink umbrella
Do the dog with Isabella

I'm so in love yes with an artist
Imagination, he's the smartest
Robert Williams, stroke and splatter
I attest to your gray matter
Living kings how true it rings
These are just a few of my favorite things

Good God where's my sleigh
Good God playing for days
Good God any day now
Good God take me away
Good God purple haze
Good God the baddest of brains
Good God any day now
Good God ridin' my sleigh now

Being that I'm the duke of my domain
My hat goes off to Mark Twain
Singing a song about what true men don't do
Killing another creature that's kind of blue
Writing about the world of the wild coyote
Good man Truman Capote
Talking about my throughts 'cuase they must grow
Cock my brain to shoot my load
I'm on the porch 'cause I lost my housekey
Pick up my book I read Bukowski
Can I get another kiss from you
Kiss me right here on my tattoo

Good God where's my sleigh
Good God playing for days
Good God any day now
Good God take me away
Good God DeNiro's insane
Good God rackin' my brain
Good God anyday now
Good God take me away now take me away

Me my friends and the sex machine
Do unto others like my brother Bean
I know you've got a mother
So give her a hug
I know you've got a mother
With a whole lot of love
Billy sings and Basie swings
These are just a few of my favorite things


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Mellowship Slinky in B Major Lyrics as written by John Anthony Frusciante Michael Balzary

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    Another funk song. Since when have funk lyrics had meanings, other than "Im god, lets have sex" Works pretty well.

    Cinnamon__Spideron April 17, 2003   Link
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    isnt it d minor, not b major?

    apacherosepeacockon June 23, 2003   Link
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    this song just feels like los angeles to me. I think its just about the things anthony loves about his sprawling, overindulgent highly visual los angeles culture. However, he makes a bunch of artistic references to himself (a song about what true men don't do (kill coyotes)/ the world of the wild coyote) and also to miles davis (kind of blue) and i think the specials (do the dog with isabella) though that last may just be coincidence. He's just showing that he appreciates art in all its forms.

    ClassClownon June 23, 2003   Link
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    Yea, it is D minor... but when they first wrote it, it was in B major... The title just didn't sound as good switched, I guess.

    lahdeefriggindaon May 06, 2004   Link
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    love the reference to his nickname (antwan the swan)

    redhedrockeron May 13, 2004   Link
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    got a non-stop "yo swan" hello chip

    redhedrockeron May 13, 2004   Link
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    FUNK FUNK FUNK... thanks for the clue about "yo swan" . i did not know about his antwan the swan nickname,and i thought i knew a lot about the chili's. ha

    G.E.R.M.Son November 02, 2004   Link
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    Mellowship Slinky B Major is what it was called on the actual, authentic, Blood Sugar Sex Magik album. The original. I know, I have every single album :-P

    Frankay615on February 07, 2005   Link
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    another case of funky brilliance from the chili peppers. the words on this cd arent that good but the music is amazing so i dont care.

    stupid whoreon March 21, 2005   Link
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    "the words on this cd arent that good", REALLY?!

    I love the words on this entire album from the hardhitting in-your-face lyrics in Power of Equality, to the more poetic ones in Mellowship Slinky - I reckon they're awesome and along with the music... well... thats what makes this album the best!

    wahilon June 14, 2005   Link

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