The Beach Boys Tease Us With Kokomo

Aruba, Jamaica, oooowwww I wanna take ya to Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama, Key Largo, Montego, baby why don’t we go.

I was heading to the beach Saturday morning and The Beach Boys decided to sing their classic, Kokomo for us. As I sat there and took in the lyrics a smile sprouted up on my face. I couldn’t stop it, it’s a damn catch tune. This is an old song (1988) but has a timeless quality about it and it really hit the spot at that moment as I was heading to a sandy destination.

It also got me thinking how Kokomo is a imaginary place where all your tropical dreams come true and it reminded me of another places like that…Margaritaville.  Two places that only exist in our minds and each one takes us to a place to forget about all our worries and teases us with frozen adult beverages and lazy days in the sun. Why these songs never became popular is beyond me!

If you don’t have this island classic download it here. It’s a must for every music collection!
Kokomo

Kokomo Lyrics

Aruba Jamaica ooo I wanna take you
Bermuda Bahama come on pretty mama
Key Largo Montego baby why don’t we go
Jamaica

Off the Florida Keys
There’s a place called Kokomo
That’s where you wanna go to get away from it all

Bodies in the sand
Tropical drink melting in your hand
We’ll be falling in love
To the rhythm of a steel drum band
Down in Kokomo

Aruba Jamaica ooo I wanna take you
To Bermuda Bahama come on pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego baby why don’t we go

Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo
We’ll get there fast
And then we’ll take it slow
That’s where we wanna go
Way down to Kokomo

To Martinique, that Monserrat mystique

We’ll put out to sea
And we’ll perfect our chemistry
By and by we’ll defy a little bit of gravity

Afternoon delight
Cocktails and moonlit nights
That dreamy look in your eye
Give me a tropical contact high
Way down in Kokomo

Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you
To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego baby why don’t we go

Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo
We’ll get there fast
And then we’ll take it slow
That’s where we wanna go
Way down to Kokomo

Port Au Prince I wanna catch a glimpse

Everybody knows
A little place like Kokomo
Now if you wanna go
And get away from it all
Go down to Kokomo

Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you
To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego baby why don’t we go

Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo
We’ll get there fast
And then we’ll take it slow
That’s where we wanna go
Way down to Kokomo

Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you
To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego baby why don’t we go

Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo

By | 2016-12-27T07:52:55+00:00 August 30th, 2010|Salt Life Sound (Music)|Comments Off on The Beach Boys Tease Us With Kokomo

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