YOKO ONO

YOKO ONO - New York City

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Standing on the corner, just me and yoko ono,<br>We was waiting for jerry to land.<br>Up come a man with a guitar in his hand,<br>Singing, have a marijuana, if you can.<br>His name was david peel and we found that he was real,<br>He sang, the pope smokes dope ev'ryday.<br>Up come a policeman, shoved us of the street,<br>Singing, power to the people today.<br><br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Hey! hey!<br><br>Well, down to max's, kansas city, got down the nitty gritty<br>With the elephant's memory band.<br>Laid something down as the news spread around<br>About the plastic ono elephant's memory band.<br>Well, we played some funky boogie, and laid some tutti fritti,<br>Singing, long tall sally's a man.<br>Up come a preacher man, tryin' to be a teacher,<br>Singing, god's a red herring in drag!<br><br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Ha! ha!<br><br>Hey! hey! hey! hey!<br>Hey!<br><br>Oh yeah!<br><br>Hey! new york city!<br>Alright, new york city!<br>New york city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Hey! hey!<br><br>Well, we did the staten island ferry, making movies for the telly,<br>Played the fillmore and apollo for freedom.<br>Tried to shake our image, just a-cycling through the village,<br>But we found that we had left it back in london.<br>Well, nobody came to bug us, hustle us or shove us,<br>We decided to make it our home.<br>If the man wants to shove us out, we gonna jump and shout,<br>The statue of liberty said, come!<br><br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Hey! hey!<br><br>Oh, new york!<br>Uh, uh, uh.<br><br>Well, new york, yeh,<br>Alright!<br><br>Oh, new york city!<br>Back in new york city!<br>Yeah, new york city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Ass city!<br><br>Down in the village,<br>Yeah, what a city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Yeah, rock on!<br><br>Ow! uh!<br>Yeah!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br><br>Hey! what a bad, bad city!<br>Bad-ass city!<br>Bad-ass city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Hey, city! city!<br><br>Another version<br>--------------------------------<br>Recorded live at the madison square garden, new york, n.y. 30 august 1972<br><br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br>Power to the people!<br><br>Two, three, four!<br><br>Standing on the corner, just me and yoko ono,<br>We was waiting for her hour to land,<br>Up come a man with a guitar in his hand,<br>Have marijuana if you can.<br>Well, his name was david peel<br>And we found that he was real,<br>The pope smokes dope ev'ry day.<br>Up come the police, shoved us off the street,<br>Singing, power to the people today!<br><br>New york city!<br>Madison square garden!<br>Hey!<br>What's happenin', man? <br><br>Went back to kansas city, laid down the nitty gritty<br>With the elephant's memory band.<br>Laid something down as the news spread around<br>About the plastic ono elephant's memory band.<br>Played some tutti frutti and played some funky boogie,<br>Long tall sally's a man!<br>Up come the preacherman, tryin' to be a teacher,<br>Singing, god's a red herring in drag!<br><br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>New york city!<br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Que pasa, new york? <br>Hey!<br><br>Ow!<br><br>Ooh!<br><br>Well, new york city, babe!<br>New york!<br>New york city!<br><br>Yeah, new york city!<br><br>Down in the village!<br>New york city!<br><br>Come on, hit it!<br>Ah, what a bad ass city!<br>Yeah!<br>Roll over!

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