Words & Music:

The Beach Boys


INTRO:  [a capella]

Aruba, Jamaica - ooo I wanna take ya.

Bermuda, Bahama - come on, pretty mama.

Key Largo, Montego - baby, why don't we go, Jamaica...

                C  Em

Off the Florida Keys.


Gm                     F   Fm                    C                Dm            G

There's a place called Kokomo.  That's where you wanna go to get away from it all.

C             Em     Gm                              F   Fm

Bodies in the sand.  Tropical drink melting in your hand.

Fm                  C                       Dm           G                 (C)

We'll be falling in love to the rhythm of a steel drum band down in Koko...(mo...)



C                                         F

Aruba, Jamaica, ooo, I wanna take ya.  Bermuda, Bahama, come on, pretty mama.

C                                                F

Key Largo Montego, ooo, I wanna take her down to Kokomo.

      Fm                            C

We'll get there fast and then we'll take it slow.

Am              F        G                      (C)

That's where we wanna go---, way down in Koko...(mo...)

                                             (...Martinique, that Montserrat 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 gave me a tropical contact high way down in 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 Koko...(mo...)


CHORUS:  [repeat & out]


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