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The Monkees


I Don't Think You Know Me

(Gerry Goffin/Carole King)

Vocals: Michael Nesmith
Guitar: James Burton, Glen Campbell & Al Casey
Drums: Hal Blaine & Jim Gordon
Percussion: Gary Coleman
Keyboards: Larry Knechtel
Arranged By: Donald Peake
Produced By: Michael Nesmith
Recorded At: RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood
Date: June 25, 1966

"I Don't Think You Know Me" (Goffin/King) would be left unreleased for many years. Eventually, Rhino released a version of the song with Nesmith vocals on Missing Links, and Micky's version as a bonus on their debut album CD. A third version featuring Peter would be recorded during the second album sessions.

On CD:
The Monkees Music Box (2001), Rhino Records R2 76706


Lyrics:

If you think I want the life you choose to live
I don't think I want the love you've got to give
If you think my goals could be so trivial and small
Then, I don't think you know me at all

Born between the covers of your fashion books
You think you can make it, girl, on just your looks
But you could never bring me up
Between us stands a wall
No, I don't think you know me at all

Believing in the promise painted in your smile
I've chased what I was running from, girl, all my life
I've known you a hundred times in memories I recall, but
I don't think you know me at all
I don't think you know me at all.



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