Coconut

Album: Nilsson Schmilsson (1972)
Charted: 42 8
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    Brother bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime
    His sister had another one, she paid it for a lime.
    She put the lime in the coconut, she drank them both up
    She put the lime in the coconut, she drank them both up
    She put the lime in the coconut, she drank them both up

    She put the lime in the coconut, she called the doctor, woke him up,
    And said, "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say, Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?
    I say, Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say, Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?"

    "Now let me get this straight ",
    Put the lime in the coconut, you drank them both up
    Put the lime in the coconut, you drank them both up
    Put the lime in the coconut, you drank them both up

    Put the lime in the coconut, you called your doctor, woke him up,
    And say, 'Doctor, ain't there nothing I can take,
    I say, Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?
    I say, Doctor, doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say, Doctor, dooooctor, to relieve this belly ache?'

    Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both together,
    Put the lime in the coconut, then you feel better,
    Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both up,
    Put the lime in the coconut, and call me in the morning

    Wouh wouh wouh wouh wouh

    Brother bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime
    His sister had another one, she paid it for a lime.
    She put the lime in the coconut, she drank them both up,

    She put the lime in the coconut, she called the doctor, woke him up,
    Say "Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say, Doctor, to relieve this belly ache?
    I say, Doctor, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say Doctor!

    let me get this straight".
    You put the lime in the coconut, drink them both up,
    You put the lime in the coconut, drink them both up,
    You put the lime in the coconut, drink them both up,

    Put the lime in the coconut, you such a silly woman!,
    Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both together,
    Put the lime in the coconut, then you feel better.
    Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both down
    Put the lime in the coconut, and call me in the morning

    Woo Woo,

    ain't there nothin' you can take, I say

    Woo Woo,

    to relieve my belly ache,

    You say woo woo

    ain't there nothin' I can take, I say

    Woo woo, to relieve your belly ache,

    You say yah yah, ain't there nothin' I can take, I say

    Waah waah, to relieve this belly ache,

    I say doctor!, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say doctor!, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say doctor!, ain't there nothin' I can take,
    I say Doctor!, you such a silly woman!,

    Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both together,
    Put the lime in the coconut, then you feel better,
    Put the lime in the coconut, drink them both up,
    Put the lime in the coconut, and call me in the moooooorning,

    Yes, you call me in the morning,
    If you call me in the morning, then I'll tell you what to do X5 Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • George Pope from Vancouver - CanadaPaul Newman from Limbo: I don't see where you get this from in the lyrics. Seems more likely to be the info above by songfacts -- it's about hair of the dog. & a silly girl who goes out drinking so much she gets a horrid hangover the next day.
  • Paul Newman from LimboI always assumed( probably wrong) it was about a 10 and 10. 10 dollars worth heroin and 10 worth of coke. You wake up sick with the stomach sickness( old school name for withdrawal) needing more. Got the doctor and he just gives you more of same under another name.
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