Now I'm the king of the swingers Oh, the jungle VIP I've reached the top and had to stop And that's what botherin' me I wanna be a man, mancub And stroll right into town And be just like the other men I'm tired of monkeyin' around!
Oh, oobee doo I wanna be like you I wanna walk like you Talk like you, too You'll see it's true An ape like me Can learn to be human too
( Gee, cousin Louie You're doin' real good
Now here's your part of the deal, cuz Lay the secret on me of man's red fire
But I don't know how to make fire )
Now don't try to kid me, mancub I made a deal with you What I desire is man's red fire To make my dream come true Now give me the secret, mancub Cmon clue me what to do Give me the power of man's red flower So I can be like you
You! I wanna be like you I wanna talk like you Walk like you, too You'll see it's true Someone like me Can learn to be Like someone like me Can learn to be Like someone like you Can learn to be Like someone like me!