“Gonna Build a Mountain” Lyrics

I’m gonna build a mountain from a little hill
I’m gonna build a mountain, least I hope I will
I’m gonna build a mountain, I’m gonna build it high
I don’t know how I’m gonna do it, only know I’m gonna try

I’m gonna build a daydream from a little hope
I’m gonna push the daydream up that mountain slope
I’m gonna build a daydream, whoa, I’m gonna see it through
Gonna build a mountain and a daydream, gonna make ’em both come true

I’m gonna build a heaven as a world someday
And the Lord sends Gabriel to take me away
Whoa, I want a fine young son to take my place
I’ll leave my son in my heaven on earth with the good Lord’s grace

I’m gonna build a mountain from a little hill
I’m gonna build a mountain, least I hope I will
I’m gonna build a mountain, yeah, I’m gonna see it through
Gonna build a mountain and a daydream, gonna make ’em both come true

I’m gonna build a daydream from a little hope
I’m gonna push the daydream up that mountain slope
I’m gonna build a daydream, whoa, I’m gonna see it through
Gonna build a mountain and a daydream, gonna make ’em both come true

I’m gonna build a heaven and a world someday
And the Lord sends Gabriel to take me away
I want a fine young son to take my place
I’ll leave my son in my heaven on earth with the good Lord’s grace
I want a fine young son, yeah, to take my place
I’ll leave my son in my heaven on earth with the good Lord’s grace, yeah

Davy: Thank you! Thank you very much.
Mike: I wanna tell ya, oh. I wanna tell ya, huh. I wanna tell ya how nice it is to be able to stand in front of an audience and actually hear yourself, thank you very much, you’re very nice, thank you, I really appreciate it. I think it’s the first, I think this is the first night in twenty-two years I’ve ever been able to hear Micky, y’know. It’s really nice. Thank you. Uh, dig… wait, ah-ah, hold it! Hold it. Don’t start, huh. Uh, I wanna clear some th—I wanna clear some things up in your mind so that uh, you can have ’em, you know, like, straight uh. Regardless of what uh, regardless of what you’ve heard, and regardless of what the rumors are, The Monkees will be on the air this September on NBC. Thank you. And baby, you oughta see what we’re gonna do next. Alright! And now, here he is, the hardest workin’ man in show business. The man that brought you such hits as “The Last Train To Potsville”, and “I’m a Deceiver”. Columbia Pictures Corporation and Screen Gems is proud to present His Royal Majesty, Micky “James Brown” Dolenz!


Sources

  1. The Monkees: The Day-by-Day Story of the ’60s TV Pop Sensation (2005), Andrew Sandoval, p. 290.