The Peking King And The New York Queen

The Doors

Well, I heard a story you can judge it's worth
About the Sun and the Moon
This time they came down to earth

They passed in the heavens each day up above
Time after time and it soon became love
They could not touch, they could not kiss
They had no flesh, no earthly bliss

So they made a scheme, they made a plan
They would come down to earth as a woman and a man

She rode a lunar wave, he flew a solar beam
They took on human forms to live out a dream
The most beautiful people that I've ever seen

They were the Peking King and the New York Queen
I said the Peking King and the New York Queen

As fate would have it in the toss of the dice
They went to opposite ends of this world of our lives
Opposite eyes, opposite minds
Such things matter in these troubled times

We read a book from right to left
You read a book from the left to the right!
We see a rabbit in the Moon
When you look at the Moon, It's a man on the Moon

Raw fish is very tasty, thank you
Eating raw fish is disgusting
Buddah is the only way
Jesus is the fun way

Communism!
Democracy!
East is red
Better dead than red!

Peking in the East and New York in the West
Each place thought that it was the best
But the Sun and the Moon on their earthly quest
Knew without a doubt that it was all the best
They said what does it matter how you read a book
It's all the same no matter how it looks

Well the only thing important to a Peking King
Was being in the arms of his New York Queen
Thousand of miles, they were so far apart
How to get together? Oh, where to start?
On the California Zephyr and the Shanghai Express
He headed to Hong Kong, she headed out west

No passports, no visas, no government quotas
No secret missile sites in South Dakota
No red tape, no red guard could stop the dream
Of the Peking King and the New York Queen
I said, the Peking King and the New York Queen

Well they found a little island in the Philippines
It was a perfect little place to live out a dream

They say East is East, West is West
They say the twain won't meet, but don't you take that bet
Because you're invited to a wedding and to share the dream

Of the Peking King and the New York Queen
The Peking King and the New York Queen

Let's go

You're all invited to the wedding and to share in a dream
You're all invited to the wedding and to share in a dream
Of the Peking gym and his New York queen
I'd said You're all invited to the wedding and to share in a dream
I'd said come on and let if funny and to share in a dream
You're all invited to the wedding of the Sun and the Moon
The Peking King and the New York Queen
The Peking King and the New York Queen

Written by: Ray Manzarek
Sent by Eduardo. Revised by CANDIDO.
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