Monkey And The Engineer Uke tab by Grateful Dead

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Once upon a time there was an engineer
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Drove a locomotive both far and near
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Accompanied by a monkey who would sit on a stool
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Watchin' everything the engineer would move


One day the engineer wanted a bite to eat
Left the monkey sittin' on the driver's seat
The monkey pulled the draw the locomotive jumped the gun
And did ninety miles an hour down the main line run

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Big locomotive right on time
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Big locomotive comin' down the line
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Big locomotive number ninety-nine
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Left the engineer with a worried mind

The engineer called up the dispatcher on the phone
Tell him all about his locomotive was gone
Get on the wire switch operator to write
Cause the monkey's got the main line sewn up tight

Switch operator got the message in time
Said There's a north bound livin' on the same main line
Open up the switch I'm gonna let him through the hole
Cause the monkey's got the locomotive under control

 

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