Bongo Bong
Manu Chao Lyrics


Mama was queen of the mambo
Papa was king of the Congo
Deep down in the jungle
I started bangin' my first bongo

Every monkey like to be
In my place instead of me
'Cause I'm the king of bongo, baby
I'm the king of bongo bong
I went to the big town
Where there is a lot of sound
From the jungle to the city
Looking for a bigger crown

So I play my boogie
For the people of big city
But they don't go crazy
When I'm bangin' in my boogie

I'm the "king of the bongo, king of the bongo bong"
Hear me when I come, baby
King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong

Nobody like to be in my place instead of me
'Cause nobody go crazy when I'm bangin' on my boogie

I'm a king without a crown
Hanging loose in a big town
But I'm the king of bongo, baby
I'm the king of bongo bong

(King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong)
Hear me when I come, baby
(King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong)
Hear me when I come

They say that I'm a clown
Making too much dirty sound
They say there is no place for little monkey in this town

Nobody'd like to be in my place instead of me
'Cause nobody go crazy when I'm bangin' on my boogie
I'm the

(King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong)
Hear me when I come, baby
(King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong)
Hear me when I come

Bangin' on my bongo all that swing belongs to me
I'm so happy there's nobody in my place instead of me

I'm a king without a crown
Hanging loose in a big town
I'm the king of bongo, baby
I'm the king of bongo bong

(King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong)
Hear me when I come, baby
(King of the bongo, king of the bongo bong)
Hear me when I come

Mama was queen of the mambo
Papa was king of the Congo
Deep down in the jungle
I start bangin' my first bongo

Every monkey like to be
In my place instead of me
'Cause I'm the king of bongo, baby
I'm the king of bongo bong

Hear me when I come
Hear me when I come, baby
Hear me when I come

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Manuel Chao

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Готовим Вкусно

Эххх 20 лет прошло ... Бонго Бонго !

L B

Первый раз в одном из баров Нью Йорка посчастливилось услышать. Заставила бармена узнать кто это и записать на салфетке. Помню как сейчас 20 лет спустя.😍

W. Wert

Вот и я про тоже!............

ТоляН

Тоже слушаю, но только в ремиксе. А так,песня зацепила с момента выхода.

Restax

летит время, летит... в беспамятство.

MM Tecno

não concordo, nem discordo, muito pelo contrário

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UnoQualunque

FINALLY FOUND IT !!!!!! I've been looking for this song for YEARS, and it just casually popped up on related videos. WOW

Susan Zoeckler

I know! Talk about an earworm.... I could only remember a snippet of the lyrics, & it was driving me, well.... bongos. I finally asked my 34-year-old son, & got some musical relief.🤪

Beto Perro

Congratulations!!

Kira Sergenian

I love this story.

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