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Am Tweeter and the monkey man were Ghard up for cash TheyF stayed up all night selling cAmocaine and hash To an undercover cop who had aG sister named jan For rFeasons unexplained she loveAmd the monkey man AmTweeter was a boy scout before sheG went to vietnam And Ffound out the hard way nobody Amgives a damn They knew that they found freeGdom just across the jersey line So thFey hopped into a stolen carAm took highway 99 AmAnd the walls came down Emall the way to hell DNever saw them when theyre standing Never saAmw them when they fellStandard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
D Am D AmAmThe undercover cop never liked theG monkey man EvenF back in childhood he wanted tAmo see him in the can Jan got married at fourteen toG a rackateer named bill She mFade secret calls to the monAmkey man from a mansion on the hill AmIt was out on thunder road - tweetGer at the wheel TheyF crashed into paradise - they Amcould hear them tires squeal The undercover cop pulled up aGnd said everyone of yous a liar If yoFu dont surrender now its goAmnna go down to the wire AmAnd the walls came down Emall the way to hell DNever saw them when theyre standing Never saAmw them when they fell
D Am D AmAmAn ambulance rolled up - a state tGrooper close behind TweeFter took his gun away and messAmed up his mind The undercover cop was left tiGed up to a tree Near Fthe souvenir stand by the oAmld abandoned factory AmNext day the undercover cop was hoGt in pursuit He wFas taking the whole thing persAmonal,He didnt care about the loot Jan had told him many times itG was you to me who taught In jeFrsey anythings legal as lonAmg as you dont get caught AmAnd the walls came down Emall the way to hell DNever saw them when theyre standing Never saAmw them when they fell
D Am D AmAmSomeplace by rahway prison they raGn out of gas The Fundercover cop had cornered thAmem said boy, you didnt Think that this could last Jan jumped out of bed said theGres someplace I gotta go She tFook a gun out of the drawerAm and said its best if you dont know AmThe undercover cop was found face Gdown in a field The Fmonkey man was on the river brAmidge using tweeter as a shield Jan said to the monkey man Im Gnot fooled by tweeters curl I kneFw him long before he ever bAmecame a jersey girl AmAnd the walls came down Emall the way to hell DNever saw them when theyre standing Never saAmw them when they fell
D Am D AmAmNow the town of jersey city is quiGeting down again Im sFitting in a gambling club callAmed the lions den The tv set been blown up, everGy bit of it is gone Ever Fsince the nightly news showAm that the monkey man was on AmI guess Ill to to florida and get Gmyself some sun TherFe aint no more opportunity herAme, everythings been done Sometime I think of tweeter, sGometime I think of jan SometFime I dont think about nothAming but the monkey man AmAnd the walls came down Emall the way to hell DNever saw them when theyre standing Am outro: Am D Am Never saw them when they fell Have fun!!
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