The Monkey Time

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"The Monkey Time"
Single by Major Lance
from the album The Monkey Time
B-side"Mama Didn't Know"
ReleasedJune 7, 1963 (1963-06-07)
Genre R&B
Length2:46
Label Okeh
Songwriter(s) Curtis Mayfield
Producer(s) Carl Davis
Major Lance singles chronology
"Delilah"
(1963)
"The Monkey Time"
(1963)
"Hey Little Girl"
(1963)

"The Monkey Time" is a song written by Curtis Mayfield and performed by Major Lance. It reached No. 2 on the U.S. R&B chart and No. 8 on the U.S. pop chart in 1963. [1] It was featured on his 1963 album The Monkey Time. [2]

The song was arranged by Johnny Pate produced by Carl Davis. [3]

The song ranked No. 49 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1963. [4] [5]

Other charting versions

Other versions

References

  1. ^ "Major Lance, "The Monkey Time" Chart Positions". Retrieved March 10, 2019.
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  3. ^ "Major Lance, "The Monkey Time" Single Release". Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  4. ^ " Top Records of 1963", Billboard, Section II, December 28, 1963. p. 30. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  5. ^ Kowal, Barry. Billboard Magazine's (USA) Top 100 Single Recordings of 1963, Hits of All Decades. August 27, 2017. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
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