12. STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT (Nat King Cole)

A buzzard took a monkey for a ride in the air
The monkey thought that everything was on the square
The buzzard tried to throw the monkey off of his back
But the monkey grabbed his neck and said,
"Now listen Jack!"

Straighten up and fly right
Straighten up and fly right
Straighten up and fly right
Cool down pappa don't you blow your top


Ain't no use in divin'
What's the use of jivin'
Straighten up and fly right
Cool down pappa don't you blow your top
The buzzard told the monkey you're choking me
Release your hold and I'll set you free
The monkey looked the buzzard right dead in the eye and said
"Your story's touching, but it sounds just like a lie!"

Straighten up and fly right
Straighten up and stay right
Straighten up and fly right
Cool down pappa don't you blow your top