songs The Best Songs About Monkeys  

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The great part about music is that you can write a song about anything, but for this list we're ranking the best songs about monkeys. Some are literally about monkeys, but other songs reference monkey business or even a monkey wrench. Do you have a favorite monkey song? Whether it's rock, rap, country, or anything in between, we want you to vote up your favorites on this list of songs about monkeys. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good monkey songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. We've included YouTube videos to accompany the songs when available, so think of this page as a monkey songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include Brass Monkey by Beastie Boys, Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey by The Beatles, and Monkey Business by Skid Row. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has monkey in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about monkeys, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
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Shock the Monkey Peter Gabriel

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Me and My Monkey Robbie Williams

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Porcelain Monkey Warren Zevon

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Monkey in Your Soul Steely Dan

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Monkey Man Amy Winehouse

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Grease Monkey Jeff Beck

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Monkey Wrench Foo Fighters

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Monkey Business Skid Row

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Monkey Harry Belafonte

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Monkey Man The Rolling Stones

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Monkey on My Back Aerosmith

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Brass Monkey Beastie Boys

The Best Songs With Monkey in the Title

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Proudest Monkey Dave Matthews Band

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Tweeter and the Monkey Man Traveling Wilburys

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Leave My Monkey Alone Warren Zevon

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Monkey Bush

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Green Monkey America

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Very Ape Nirvana

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Steel Monkey Jethro Tull

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3 2
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Monkey George Michael

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2 1
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Mickey's Monkey The Hollies

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My Monkey Marilyn Manson

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The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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Monkey Mind Sheryl Crow, Mitchell Froom

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Shake Me Like a Monkey Dave Matthews Band

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God's Monkey Robert Fripp, David Sylvian

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Monkey Brains Our Lady Peace

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Dance Like a Monkey New York Dolls

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15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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Monkey Riches Animal Collective

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Sell My Monkey B.B. King

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Monkey See, Monkey Do Ringo Starr

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Making Love to a Vampire With a Monkey on My Knee Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band

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Monkey Mobe Snow Patrol

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One Monkey Don't Stop No Show Eric Burdon & the Animals

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Famous Texas Southern University Alumni

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Monkey Skin

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The Monkey Song Johnny Winter

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Monkey Counting Crows

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Too Much Monkey Business Elvis Presley

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