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Mellow Yellow

Music and lyrics by Donovan P. Leitch


I'm just mad about saffron
A-saffron's mad about me
I'm a-just mad about saffron
She's just mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

I'm just mad about fourteen
A-fourteen's mad about me
I'm a-just a-mad about a-fourteen
A-she's just mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

Born a-high forever to fly
A-wind a-velocity nil
Born a-high forever to fly
If you want, your cup I will fill

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow
So Mellow Yellow (he's so Mellow)

Electrical banana
Is gonna be a sudden craze
Electrical banana
Is bound to be the very next phase

They call it Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

Saffron, yeah
I'm just mad about her
I'm a-just a-mad about a-saffron
She's just mad about me (you see)

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

Oh, so yellow
Oh, so mellow


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Mellow Yellow (Donovan In Concert Version)

Music and lyrics by Donovan P. Leitch


I'm just mad about saffron
Saffron's mad about me
I'm a-just mad about saffron
She's just mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow, yeah, yeah

I'm just mad about fourteen-year-old girls
They're mad about me
I'm a-just mad about a-fourteen
She's just as mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

A-I'm a-just mad about Los Angeles
L.A. is mad about me
A-I'm a-just a-mad about good old L.A.
L.A. is mad about me

Call me Mellow Yellow, yeah, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh
Well, he's so mellow, mellow fellow

Oh, Mellow Yellow!
Oh, Mellow Yellow!

Electrical banana
Is goin' to be a sudden craze
A-electrical banana
Proved to be the very next phase

Call it Mellow Yellow, yeah, sing, anything!
Call it Yellow Yellow, yeah
Call it Mellow Yellow

Saffron, yeah!

I'm just mad about her
A-I'm a-just mad about saffron, yeah
She's just mad about me

Call me Mellow Yellow, yeah
Call me Mellow Yellow
Call me Mellow Yellow, oh
Call me Mellow Yellow


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Mellow Yellow (Rising Again Version)

Music and lyrics by Donovan P. Leitch


[...] put your hands together and your tongues wagging on this one

I'm just mad about saffron
Saffron's mad about me
I'm just mad about my saffron
She's just mad about me

They call me... (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah

I'm just mad about fourteen
Fourteen's mad about me
I'm just mad about my fourteen
She's just mad about me

OK! They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

Born a-high forever to fly, yeah
Wind velocity nil
Born high forever to fly
And if'n you want, your cup I will fill

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow

Can you sing? Here we go

Yeah! They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah

Here comes the last verse, see if you can get it, here we go

I'm just mad about saffron
Saffron's mad about me
I'm just mad about my saffron
She's just mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow

One more time, here we go!

They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow, yeah, yeah, yeah

Thank you! Thank you!


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Mellow Yellow (Greatest Hits Live: Vancouver 1986 Version)

Music and lyrics by Donovan P. Leitch


I'm just mad about saffron
Saffron's mad about me
I'm just mad about my saffron
She's just mad about me

They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow

I'm just mad about fourteen
Fourteen's mad about me
I'm just mad about my fourteen
And she's just mad about me

What's my name?
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah

Ok orchestra, can you play?

What's my name?
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah

Can you sing saffron?

I'm just mad about saffron
Saffron's mad about me
I'm just mad about my saffron
She's just mad about me

See, they call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
They call me Mellow Yellow
They call me Mellow Yellow, oh, yeah
They call me Mellow Yellow
Yeah, yeah, yeah

Thank you, thank you [...]
Thank you!

Thank you.

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