Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "The Monkey and the Acid Head"

Original Song Title:

"The Monkey and the Engineer"

Original Performer:

The Grateful Dead

Parody Song Title:

"The Monkey and the Acid Head"

Parody Written by:

uncajon

The Lyrics

Once upon a time, there was an acid head
Spent his time a-tourin' with the Grateful Dead
Accompanied by a monkey in the passenger seat
Watching all the drugs the acid head would eat

One day, the acid head wanted to smoke some hash
Went into the trunk to find his pipe and stash
The monkey jumped up in the trunk and beat him to the toke
And ate ninety hits of acid and a gram of coke

Monkey full of acid, right on time
Monkey with a razor blade, cuttin' up lines
Monkey full of acid for the very first time
Left the acid head with a worried mind

The acid head called up his roommate on the phone
To tell him all about how his stash was gone
"Get the dealer on the line and tell him that we're f*cked
'Cause the monkey's crapping everywhere, this totally sucks"

The dealer got the message and he set 'em up right
Brought enough to party on the rest of the night
Now everybody's laughing while they're passing 'round the bowl
'Cause the monkey's full of acid and he's out of control

Monkey full of acid, etc.

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

 LittleLots
Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 



In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.
 

Voting Results

 
Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 4

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 0
 0
 
 2   0
 0
 0
 
 3   0
 0
 0
 
 4   0
 0
 0
 
 5   4
 4
 4
 

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

alvin rhodes - July 27, 2006 - Report this comment
my favorite of the day...and yes, i'm a deadhead
uncajon - August 18, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks, alvin! (disclaimer: no monkey were dosed in the writing of this parody.)
Jim B - July 15, 2009 - Report this comment
The Monkey and the Engineer was the first song I learned when I picked up the guitar again after a 20 year hiatus. I played the original many times for my kids. I was rolling on the floor with this one-great effort, Thanks! Jim B Manchester, NH

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/thegratefuldead2.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 987