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By Harry Nilsson

Bruder bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime.
His sister had anudder one, she paid it for de lime.
She put de lime in de coconut, she drank 'em bot' up
She put de lime in de coconut, she drank 'em bot' up.
She put de lime in de coconut, she drank 'em bot' up
She put de lime in de coconut, she call de doctor, woke 'im up,
Said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache."
I said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache."
Now lemme get this straight,
You put de lime in de coconut, you drank 'em bot' up,
You put de lime in de coconut, you drank 'em bot' up,
You put de lime in de coconut, you drank 'em bot' up,
You put de lime in de coconut, you call your doctor, woke 'im up
Said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache."
I said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache,"
You put de lime in de coconut, you drink 'em bot' toqedder
Put de lime in de coconut and you'll feel better,
Put de lime in de coconut, drink 'em bot' up,
Put de lime in de coconut and call me in the morning."
Woo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo.
Oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo.
Brudder bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime,
His sister had anudder one she paid it for a lime.
Bruder bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime.
His sister had anudder one, she paid it for de lime.
She put de lime in de coconut, she drank 'em bot' up
She put de lime in de coconut, she drank 'em bot' up.
She put de lime in de coconut, she drank 'em bot' up
She put de lime in de coconut, she call de doctor, woke 'im up,
Said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache."
I said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache."
Now lemme get this straight,
You put de lime in de coconut, you drank 'em bot' up,
You put de lime in de coconut, you drank 'em bot' up,
You put de lime in de coconut, you drank 'em bot' up,
You put de lime in de coconut, you call your doctor, woke 'im up
Said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache."
I said "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take?"
I said, "Doctor, to relieve this belly ache,"
You put de lime in de coconut, you drink 'em bot' toqedder
Put de lime in de coconut and you'll feel better,
Put de lime in de coconut, drink 'em bot' up,
Put de lime in de coconut and call me in the morning."
Woo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo.
Oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo.
Brudder bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime,
His sister had anudder one she paid it for a lime.

Coco-notes...
Harry Nilsson's 'Coconut' is featured in Quentin Tarantino's cult film Reservoir Dogs and in the critically acclaimed The Ice Storm. It also appears in the 1998 film Practical Magic - 'It's a party song. It's a good song to get drunk to.' -- Sandra Bullock (star of 'Practical Magic')

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