Monterey    (video)

 

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1. The people came and listened

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    some of them came and played,

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    others give flowers away, yes, they did,

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    down in Monterey,

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    down in Monterey !

 

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2. Young gods smiled upon the crowd,

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    their music being born of love,

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    children danced night and day, religion was being born

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    down in Monterey !

 

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3. The Byrds       and the Airplane       did fly,

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    oh,         Ravi Shankar's music made me cry !

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    The Who        exploded       into fire and light,

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    Hugh Masekela's music was black as night.

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    The Grateful Dead        blew everybody's mind,

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    Jimi Hendrix, baby, believe me, set the world on fire.

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    His majesty,      Prince Jones,

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    smiled as he grooved among the crowd,

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    ten thousand electric guitars

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    were groovin' real loud.

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    You wanna find the truth in life,       don't pass music by

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    and you know           I would not lie !

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    No, I would not lie

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    No, I would not lie                 down in Monterey.

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          Monterey !

 

+  Am - D - Am - D (4x)     +  Am - D - Am - D (4x)

 

+  Am - D - Am - D (4x)

 

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4. Three days of understanding,

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    of moving with one another.

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    Even the cops grooved with us, do you believe me, yeah,

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    down in Monterey !

 

+  Am - D - Am - D (3x)

 

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+      I think that maybe I'm dreamin' !

 

+  Am - D - Am - D (4x)       +  Am - D - Am - D (2x)  ….

 

    (The Animals)