[2], With "Daydream Believer", as the song's A-side, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100, "Goin' Down" managed to chart at number 104 nationally. DWBass The Funkfather Supporting … The Monkees assembled to be the stars of an American television series of the same name, which ran on NBC from 1966 to 1968. We just headed off into la-la land. More of the Monkees "Daydream Believer" John Stewart A-side b/w "Goin' Down" The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees "Ditty Diego" Jack Nicholson Robert Rafelson: Head "Do You Feel It Too?" ... On the other hand, I like the TV show, it's very well-made. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy . Why should we just cover somebody else’s tune?’ So I said, ‘OK, fine. "Goin' Down" is a song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by all four members of the group along with Diane Hildebrand, and was first released as the B-side to the "Daydream Believer" single on Colgems Records on 25 October 1967 in support of the band's fourth album, Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. (see 1967 in music). (On the TV show) I did that live. I don’t remember why we started playing it that day, but we just jammed it unrehearsed.” Micky Dolenz concludes, "It was the exact same song, and we were covering it basically. It's for sale at spinauctions.com. //]]>, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. Goin' down Goin' down I'm goin' down Goin' down I'm down I'm down Goin' down Goin' down Goin' down Goin' down. All the Monkees got writer's credit on this song. Home » M » Monkees » Monkees - Goin Down Bass. Jeff Barry Andy Kim: Changes "Don't Call on Me" Michael Nesmith John London: Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. "Don't Listen to Linda" Tommy Boyce Bobby Hart Nov 23, 2001 Kenosha, WI 53140. 1. Follow @genius Saw them live in Milwaukee in the 80s, and they were terrific. You are here: setlist.fm > Artists > M > Monkees, The > Goin' Down Song Statistics. Genres: Sunshine … Despite having never been released as a single in the United States, it has been featured in numerous compilations of the band's greatest hits. I too love the Monkees! Micky Dolenz explains, "Diane Hildebrand was given the track, and she was told to go away and write a song. Thought I would add this I found on Youtube as well. And now I see the life I led I slept it all away in bed I should have learned to swim instead And now it's really got me stumped I can't believe why I jumped I'd like to get my tummy pumped I can't believe they drink this stuff in town This dirty brown. Saved by Want it? Listen to Goin' Down (Mono Single Version; 2007 Remaster) by The Monkees. ... ukulele, drums are parodies/interpretations of the original songs. The Monkees are an American pop band that released music under their original incarnation between 1966 and 1970, with subsequent reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar in E Major. Let’s use this track but write other words, another melody to it. So we did the tracks, and it came out real good. - Yalp Then Micky started riffing this thing over the top of it.” Peter Tork continues, “Somebody gave me an arrangement of ‘Parchman Farm’ that a friend of theirs had sort of generated – the real folk process at work. Select "Other/Not Sure" and we'll let you know. Information on how to license the song Going Down by The Monkees. I see Peter still plays in his band called the Blue Suede Shoes! As such, Nesmith would not be given a lead vocal on a Monkees' single A-side until 1969's "Listen to the Band". Justus. "Goin' Down" 1967 Monkee Business: Diane Hilderbrand, Peter Tork, Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, David Jones Micky Dolenz ... officially released as Monkees songs. (Deluxe Edition) Summer 1967: The Complete U.S. Concert Recordings . Released 25 October 1967 on Colgems (catalog no. [CDATA[ Goin' down [Verse 2] E7 Comin' up for air, it's pretty stuffy under there there, I'd like to say I didn't care E7 But I forgot to leave a note and it's so hard to stay afloat, I'm soakin' wet without a boat E7 A C And I knew I should have taken off my shoes, it's front page news N.C. E7 Goin' down. The Monkees - Goin' Down << < 1 > >> Monkee Mania Posts: 42. More by The Monkees. She said, ‘No, no. You don’t see nobody doing that stuff these days, do ya?” The song's energetic, rapid lead vocals by Micky Dolenz, and big band influences that are melded into the pop song, with the arrangements organized by jazz musician Shorty Rogers. [3][4] An extended rendition of "Goin' Down" also appears on the deluxe version of Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd., Greatest Hits, The Best of the Monkees, and Extended Versions. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? "Goin' Down" is a song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by all four members of the group along with Diane Hildebrand, and was first released as the B-side to the "Daydream Believer" single on Colgems Records on 25 October 1967 in support of the band's fourth album, Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. (see 1967 in music). In the show’s open, 19 seconds from the end of the song (3:39-3:56) are heard, but with the instrumentation dialed way back to highlight Micky singing. Learn to play 4 strings by chord / tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. [1], According to interviews with various members of the band, the song was inspired by Mose Allison's Parchman Farm. "http":"https";t.getElementById(r)||(n=t.createElement(e),n.id=r,n.src=i+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js",s.parentNode.insertBefore(n,s))}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); Monkees Songs The Monkees Music Album Covers Music Albums Music Pics 70s Music Pop Charts Michael Nesmith Rock & Pop. The original lineup was: Micky Dolenz (drums, vocals), Michael Nesmith (guitar, vocals), Davy Jones (percussion, vocals) and Peter Tork (bass, keyboards, vocals) . They were an unapologetic ripoff — or, to be kind (what with imitation being the sincerest form of flattery), an homage — to The Beatles, especially the Beatles as presented in their 1964 film A Hard Day's Night. An exercise in big-band swing, the song is a vehicle for the ever-energetic Mickey Dolenz to recite some of his blinding-fast stream-of-consciousness lyrics, this time about being away from a love, and uses the metaphor of riding on a wild river. Songfacts®: Peter Tork says this was based on Mose Allison's "Parchment Farm." And I certainly don't condone meth — that is nasty stuff that kills a lot of people and ruins a lot of lives. Goin' down [Instrumental] E7 Hey-hey. That bass line just kills... Jan 8, 2015 #2. iriegnome Bassstar style Supporting Member. Drummer Micky Dolenz sang lead and all band members are credited for the lyrics. "French Song" 1969 The Monkees Present: Bill Chadwick Davy Jones "Gettin' In" 1987 Pool It! Michael Nesmith explains, “Peter had always loved to jam on ‘Parchman Farm’ and started off on this thing. "Goin' Down" is a song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by all four members of the group along with Diane Hildebrand, and was first released as the B-side to the "Daydream Believer" single on Colgems Records on 25 October 1967 in support of the band's fifth album, The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees (see 1967 in music). Please select the type of project you need a license for from the list below. Goin Down Bass - Monkees, Version (1). Song Year Album debut Songwriter(s) Lead vocal(s) Singing it like this (adopts slow tempo). Goin' Down By The Monkees. your own Pins on Pinterest 4:21 0:30. I remember Mike saying, ‘All it is is the chord progression; we’re not going to steal the melody or anything. Goin' Down is a 1967 song by The Monkees- written by Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Peter Tork, Mike Nesmith and Diana Hildebrand- and first released as the B-side to their hit single Daydream Believer. Goin Down Bass Tab by The Monkees. The Monkees Live - The Mike & Micky Show. Here is a bass cover of the song Monkee Mania Posts: 42. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Goin' down I'm goin' down. "She" is a song written by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, featured in the Monkees' second album, More of the Monkees. It’s twice that fast.’ I was doing it half-time. Totally remember when it was a #1 on my transistor radio with the earplugs on and I was rollerskating down my block. Jeff Barry Andy Kim: Changes "Don't Call on Me" Michael Nesmith John London: Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. "Don't Listen to Linda" Tommy Boyce Bobby Hart Christmas Party. Songs: "Goin' Down," "Daydream Believer" Saturday mornings: "Oklahoma Backroom Dancer" replaced "Goin' Down." 1. Anyone know who would have been the session bassist for the song Going Down by the Monkee's?? Listen to The Monkees now. Dolenz, who was unaware it was to be featured on the show, commented, "'Goin’ Down' has nothing to do with drugs, obviously. "Goin' Down", released in 1967, was on the flip side of the Daydream Believer record. SKU: MN0100964 Play song with guitar, piano, bass, ukulele. Good idea.’”, Diane Hildebrand's lyrics to "Goin' Down" describe a man whose relationship has ended, and he attempts to "end it all" by drunkenly leaping into the river to be dragged away by the current. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates About Goin' Down "Goin' Down" is a song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by all four members of the group along with Diane Hildebrand, and was first released as the B-side to the "Daydream Believer" single on Colgems Records on 25 October 1967 in support of the band's fifth album, The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees (see 1967 in music). And now I see the life I led I slept it all away in bed I should have learned to swim instead And now it's really got me stumped I can't believe why I jumped I'd like to get my tummy pumped I can't believe they drink this stuff in town This dirty brown. I remember that I said, ‘What? An interesting B-side, "Goin' Down" was one of the only Monkees songs that is credited to all four Monkees members. [5][6], In 2012, the composition was used in the television show, Breaking Bad. "Goin' Down" (The Monkees song), a song written and performed by The Monkees, B-side of "Daydream Believer" "Goin' Down" (Melanie C song), 1999 "Going Down" (Jon Stevens song), 1993 "Goin' Down", a song by The Pretty Reckless on the album Light Me Up "Goin' Down", a song … Monkee Business is a compilation album of songs by the Monkees, issued by Rhino Records in 1982. You may use it for private study, scholarship, research or language learning purposes only. It's about a drunken guy who "ends it all" by jumping into the river, and immediately regrets it as he's "Goin' Down." The Monkees - "Goin' Down" (Official Live Video) Request Chords. [7], "Breaking Bad' Uses Monkees Song in Key Meth Cooking Scene; Micky Dolenz Weighs In". If you're not sure what you need, that's OK. The Monkees have been providing low-hanging fruit for snarky music journalists ever since the Pre-Fab Four debuted as a situation comedy setup on the NBC-TV network in 1966. Goin' Down The Monkees Buy this song. Goin' Down. The Monkees - Steppin' Stone - Live 2001. 3:24. Licensing "Going Down" by The Monkees. Play on Spotify. Discover (and save!) LP Posts: 269. Goin' Down chords by The Monkees. It is just so cool IMHO.. Jan 8, 2015 #3. Monkees Songs. Goin' Down, a song by The Monkees on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. 2001 • 1 song, 4:21. More The Monkees. 3 years ago Report this message Quote. Join Napster and play your favorite music offline. Print and download Goin' Down sheet music by The Monkees. "Goin' Down" is a song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by all four members of the group along with Diane Hildebrand, and was first released as the B-side to the "Daydream Believer" single on Colgems Records on 25 October 1967 in support of the band's fifth album, The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees (see 1967 in music). Barrelful of Monkees: Monkees Songs for Kids! A cool mixture of that Dolenz vocal magic and Tork's brilliant bass. The original lineup was: Micky Dolenz (drums, vocals), Michael Nesmith (guitar, vocals), Davy Jones (percussion, vocals) and Peter Tork (bass, keyboards, vocals) . Goin' down [Verse 2] E7 Comin' up for air, it's pretty stuffy under there there, I'd like to say I didn't care E7 But I forgot to leave a note and it's so hard to stay afloat, I'm soakin' wet without a boat E7 A C And I knew I should have taken off my shoes, it's front page news N.C. E7 Goin' down. The Monkees assembled to be the stars of an American television series of the same name, which ran on NBC from 1966 to 1968. What a song! "Goin' Down" is a song by the American pop rock band the Monkees, written by all four members of the group along with Diane Hildebrand, and was first released as the B-side to the "Daydream Believer" single on Colgems Records on 25 October 1967 in support of the band's fourth album, Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. (see 1967 in music). Drummer Micky Dolenz sang lead and all band members are credited for the lyrics. 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