She's Goin' Bald

Album: Smiley Smile (1967)
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  • Silken hair, more silken hair
    Fell on her face and no wind was blowin'
    (She's goin' bald)

    Silken hair, more silken hair
    Lay near her pillbox down at her feet
    (She'd been on a trip)

    I peeked in and when I saw she'd
    Lost her hair I thought I would keel
    (she's goin' bald)
    When she saw her shining forehead
    Didn't stop she swooned to the ground
    (Really flipped her wig)

    Laughed so hard I
    Blew my mind
    I blew my cool
    I blew myself over

    Oh oh oh oh oh oh
    Sha na na, sha na na na na na na na na
    What a blow
    Sha na na, sha na na na na na na na na
    What a blow
    Sha na na, sha na na na na na na na na
    What a blow
    Sha na na, sha na na na na na na na na
    What a blow
    Sha na na, sha na na

    She drew her comb across her scalp
    And brushed what she had left
    I tried to salvage what I could
    And threw it in a sack
    She made a be -line to her room
    And grabbed all kind o' juice
    She started pourin' it on her head
    And thought it'd grow it back
    Ah ha haaaaaa

    You're too late mama
    Ain't nothin' upside your head
    No more no more no more no more

    Upside your head
    Too late mama
    Ain't nothin' upside your head
    No more no more no more no more

    Upside
    Upside your head
    You're too late mama
    Ain't nothin' upside your head
    No more no more no more no more
    (What about it, dude?) Writer/s: MICHAEL LOVE, BRIAN WILSON, VAN DYKE PARKS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Dan from Los Angeles, CaEvery Beach Boy except Bruce (who was technically a Beach Boy at the time) gets to sing a line on this...

    Mike: Silken hair more silken hair fell on her face and no wind was blowing...

    Carl: Silken hair more silken hair lay near her pillbox down at her feet...

    Dennis: I peeked in and when I saw she'd lost her hair, I thought I would tell her...

    Al: When she saw her shiny forehead, didn't stop she swooned to the ground...

    Brian: Cry so hard I blew my mind...

    Mike: I blew my cool, I blew myself over...
  • Kevin from Reading , PaThere's some irony in Mike Love, the bald Beach Boy, singing a song about a woman going bald. Mike's been wearing hats for 40 years, and not because he has luxurious locks, that's for sure.
  • Darrell from EugeneI know of two things that are going bald. For one, my head. For two, the tires on my '78 Dodge Magnum and my girlfriend's 1977 Volvo. OK, maybe 9 things.
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