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Rank this week: 35 (↑2)
Duration: 2:22 
Release Date: 1966  (sav-man) 
Lyrics By: Sherman & Coleman (sav-man) 
Music By: Sherman & Coleman (sav-man) 
Produced By: Jimmy Hilliard (sav-man) 
Released By: Warner Brothers (sav-man) 
Published By: Curtain Call Productions Inc./Notable Music Co. Inc. (Stavro Arrgolus) 
Licensing: ASCAP  #420123146 
Keywords: ANIMALS, DOUBLE SPEED VOICES 
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Facts:
  • Sherman supposedly wanted to create an aardvark cartoon character based on this song, but the idea was scrapped. (sav-man)
  • Was the B-side of Sherman's 1966 single "The Drinking Man's Diet." (sav-man)
  • From Sherman's 1966 album MY NAME IS ALLAN. (sav-man)
  • A somewhat lame attempt to garner Sherman a Chipmunks-style novelty hit (right down to the sped-up voice). (sav-man)
  • One of the few non-parody songs Allan Sherman ever recorded. (sav-man)
  • Song Lyrics:
    This is the start of the Laarge Daark Aardvark Song.
    (bum-bum-bum-bum, bum-bum-bum, bum, yeah yeah yeah!)

    There is a large dark aardvark in the park,
    They say he's missing from the zoo.
    (that's me, folks!)

    And the police are looking high and low
    But they have not seen him; have you?
    (peek-a-boo!)

    Why did he go?
    Oh, I'll tell you the reason:
    'Cause it's aardvark mating season.

    When an aardvark makes a date
    He sneaks right through that old zoo gate.
    So, if you see two aardvarks necking in the park,
    Don't upset their apple cart.

    Do not be a spy, you're not the FBI
    And you should never break an aardvark's heart.

    This is the second chorus of the Aardvark Song.

    To be an aardvark is not easy, folks,
    'Cause all you get to eat is ants.
    (dee-licious!)

    And all the other animals make jokes
    At your attempts to find romance.
    (very funny...)

    Nobody laughs at hippopotamusses,
    Or at fat rhinoceroses,

    But an aardvark makes them howl
    Because he's neither fish nor fowl;

    He's like a kangaroo in love with a gnu,
    And that's what makes the zoo folks laugh.

    All of this is so, and here is how I know:
    I'm your friendly neighborhood giraffe!

    This is the end of the Laarge Daark Aardvark Song.
    (bum-bum-bum-bum, bum-bum-bum, bum, yeah yeah yeah!)
    (callminder)
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