Eric Burdon & the Animals - Monterey
(E. Burdon; V. Briggs; J. Weider; D. McCulloch; Jenkins)
MGM K 13868

The people came and listened
Some of them came and played
Others gave flowers away, yes they did
Down in Monterey
Down in Monterey

Young Gods smiled upon the crowd
Their music being born of love
Children danced night and day
Religion was being born
Down in Monterey

The Byrds and the Airplane did fly
Oh, Ravi Shankars music made me cry
The Who exploded into fired light
Hugh Masakela's music was black as night
The Grateful Dead blew everybodies mind
Jimi Hendrix baby, believe me, set the world on fire, yeah

His Majesty, Brian Jones, smiled as he moved among the crowd
Ten thousand electric guitars were grooving real loud, yeah
If you wanna find the truth in life
Don't pass music by
And you know I would not lie, no I would not lie
No, I would not lie
Down in Monterey
Hu hu-huh!


Three days of understanding of moving with one another
Even the cops grooved with us
Do you believe me?
Down in Monterey
Down in Monterey, yeah
Down in Monterey
Down in Monterey, yeah

I think that maybe I'm dreaming


Monterey, yeah!
Down in monterey
Did you hear what I said?

Down in Monterey

That some music