Puppet Man

Album: Portrait (1970)
Charted: 24
  • Baby, baby you know it's true
    I'm a puppet just for you
    I'll do anything you say
    I won't have it any other way
    Take my heart and take my soul
    Giving you complete control
    If you want to see me do my thing
    Pull my string, pull my string
    Puppet man, puppet man

    Baby, baby I'm your sweet pet
    Just your personal marionette
    Wind me up and let me go
    don't you know I'm a one-man show
    Raise your finger and I'll perform
    I'll cracker Jack till the crack of dawn
    If you want to see me do my thing
    Pull my string
    Puppet man, puppet man

    Baby, baby I'm more than you need
    Satisfaction guaranteed
    Any time you feel uptight
    I'm' at your service
    Morning, noon and night
    Do what you want me to
    I'm a puppet just for you
    If you want to see me do my thing
    Pull my string
    Puppet man, puppet man Writer/s: HOWARD GREENFIELD, NEIL SEDAKA
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Erin T. Aardvark from Washington, DcThe Muppets performed "Puppet Man" when Senor Wences was a guest star on "The Muppet Show." A Muppet version of the character Pinocchio sang this to Pops the Doorman, who was acting as Gepetto for the number. Several other Muppet "toys" were providing the background vocals of the song.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 21st 1971, Connie Stevens performed "Puppet Man" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    Ten months earlier on April 12th, 1970 the 5th Dimension's version of the song entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; eventually it peaked at #24 and spent 8 weeks on the Top 100...
    And the 5th Dimension were also appearing that night on the same 'Sullivan' show.
  • Staley from Dallas, TxThe 5th had an earlier hit called "Carpet Man," but the 2 songs are otherwise unrelated. Just a coincidence to have 2 hit songs called "___pet Man" by the same group. This was the second Sedaka song charted by the group (after "Workin' on a Groovy Thing").
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