Abominable Snowman In The Market

Studio CD: Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers, Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers +4
Compilation: The Beserkely Years, 23 Great Recordings, Radio On, Buzz Buzz Buzz
Radio Bootleg: TopPop 1978
Live Bootleg: Town Hall 1976, The Boarding House, New York University, Pinkpop, The Quiet Knight Club 1978, 3 Soundboard Shows 1978-1979, The International House, The Rex Club, Mississippi Nights, Heartbreak Club 1985
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers

Chords

G
Well look, see, there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket
                  C                                   D            G
And apparently the housewives have never seen anything like that before

Hear the housewives complaining to the manager,
         C          D           G
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

G
Abominable snowman in the market,
C                D               G
That's right, you heard me right, gang
G 
And the housewives, they all remarking,
             C          D           G
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
        C           D        G
Now he's down by the peas and carrots
G
Abominable snowman in the market
        C      D           G
And they cannot chase him away

G 
Abominable snowman in the market
C     D    G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

G
See, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
       C   D        G
And the situation is grave
G
Well, the housewives hurt and confuse him,
     C             D            G
And I can't see him treated this way

G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
     C            D         G
And I think he's a real nice guy
G
I like the snowman, I want to help him out,
 C             D                 G
I don't want to see him hurt this way

G
Well, Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh


Look, we have to talk to this abominable snowman man 

And we have to say something that he can understand

G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
        C     D            G
And he's doin' better every day
G
I know it's helped him to have a more tolerant feeling
     C               D            G
And I like to see him treated this way

G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
        C           D        G
And he's down by the peas and carrots
G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
   C            D     G
And that is what I now say

G
Abominable snowman in the market,
         C     D     G
All right Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

G
There's an abominable snowman in the market
C          D        G
Down by the peas and carrots
G
Abominable snowman in the market
         C        D           G
He just arrived by plane yesterday

G
There's an abominable snowman in the market
       C          D                    G
And the housewives never seen something like that before
G
Housewives treat him like a stranger,
             C             D           G
They want him away from the supermark't door

G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
                                 C D G
Abominable snowman in the market

Chords (alternate version)

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Song title:       Abominable Snowman In The Market
Original Album:	  Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers

Words and Music by Jonathan Richman
Copyright © 1976 Sanctuary Records Limited
Published by Modern Love Records

Transcribed by Gavin Chart (contactus@gartfrets.net)


Verse:
                            G
Well look, see, there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket
                     C                                   D           G
And, apparently, the housewives have never seen anything like that before
Hear the housewives complaing to the manager,
          C          D           G
"Get that snow thing out of this store."


Verse:
 G
Abominable snowman in the market,
C                 D               G
That's right, you heard me right, gang.
G 
And the housewives, they all remarking,
              C          D           G
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs."


Verse:
                  G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
         C           D        G
Now he's down by the peas and carrots.
 G
Abominable snowman in the market.
         C      D          G
And they cannot chase him away.


Refrain:
 G 
Abominable snowman in the market.
C     D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
 G
Abominable snowman in the market.
C     D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh


Verse:
                 G
See, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
        C   D        G
And the situation is grave.
          G
Well, the housewives hurt and confuse him,
      C             D            G
And I can't see him treated this way.


Verse:
                  G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
      C            D         G
And I think he's a real nice guy.
  G
I like the snowman, I want to help him out,
  C             D                 G
I don't want to see him hurt this way.


[Repeat REFRAIN]


Spoken:
Look, we have to talk to this abominable snowman man. 
And we have to say something that he can understand.


Verse:
            G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
         C     D            G
And he's doin' better every day.
  G
I know it's helped him to have a more tolerant feeling.
      C               D            G
And I like to see him treated this way.


Verse:
                  G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
         C           D        G
And he's down by the peas and carrots.
            G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
    C            D     G
And that is what I now say.


[Repeat REFRAIN]


Verse:
            G
There's an abominable snowman in the market
C           D        G
Down by the peas and carrots.
 G
Abominable snowman in the market
          C        D           G
He just arrived by plane yesterday.


Verse:
            G
There's an abominable snowman in the market
        C          D                    G
And the housewives never seen something like that before.
G
Housewives treat him like a stranger,
               C            D           G
They want him away from the supermarket door.


Refrain:
 G
Abominable snowman in the market.
C     D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
                                 C - D - G
Abominable snowman in the market


Chords:
C   x32010 or x35553
D   x00232 or x57775
G   320033 or 355433

Chordpro

[G] Well look, see, there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket
And apparently the [C] housewives have never seen anything [D] like that be[G]fore
Hear the housewives complaining to the manager,
"Get that [C] snow thing [D] out of this [G] store"

[G] Abominable snowman in the market,
[C] That's right, you [D] heard me right, [G] gang
[G] And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a [C] dirty marsh[D]mallow with [G] fangs"

[G] Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Now he's [C] down by the [D] peas and [G] carrots
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
And they [C] cannot [D] chase him a[G]way

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh

[G] See, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And the [C] situ[D]ation is [G] grave
[G] Well, the housewives hurt and confuse him,
And I [C] can't see him [D] treated this [G] way

[G] Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And I [C] think he's a [D] real nice [G] guy
[G] I like the snowman, I want to help him out,
I [C] don't want to [D] see him hurt this [G] way

[G] Well, Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh

Look, we have to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we have to say something that he can understand

[G] There's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's [C] doin' [D] better every [G] day
[G] I know it's helped him to have a more tolerant feeling
And I [C] like to see him [D] treated this [G] way

[G] Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's [C] down by the [D] peas and [G] carrots
[G] There's an abominable snowman in the market,
And [C] that is what [D] I now [G] say

[G] Abominable snowman in the market,
All right [C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh

[G] There's an abominable snowman in the market
[C] Down by the [D] peas and [G] carrots
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
He just ar[C]rived by [D] plane yester[G]day

[G] There's an abominable snowman in the market
And the [C] housewives [D] never seen something [G] like that before
[G] Housewives treat him like a stranger,
They want him [C] away from the [D] supermark't [G] door

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh-oh [G]
Abominable snowman in the market
[C][D][G]

Lyrics

Well look, see, there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket
And apparently the housewives have never seen anything like that before
Hear the housewives complaining to the manager,
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Now he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And they cannot chase him away

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

See, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And the situation is grave
Well, the housewives hurt and confuse him,
And I can't see him treated this way

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And I think he's a real nice guy
I like the snowman, I want to help him out,
I don't want to see him hurt this way

Well, Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Look, we have to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we have to say something that he can understand

There's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's doing better every day
I know it's helped him to have a more tolerant feeling
And I like to see him treated this way

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
And that is what I now say

Abominable snowman in the market,
All right, Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

There's an abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived by plane yesterday

There's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives never seen something like that before
Housewives treat him like a stranger,
They want him away from the supermark't door

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market

TopPop 1978

Lyrics

Well look, there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen him before
Hear all the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Now, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived by plane yesterday

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen something like that before
Housewives treat him like a stranger
They wish he were away from the supermark' door

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

You have to talk to the abominable snowman man
And we got to say something that he'll understand
And there's an abominable snowman in the market
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
There's an abominable snowman in the market
And housewives have never seen anything like it before
Housewives treat him like a stranger
They wish he were away from the supermark' door

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and hark hark
Abominable snowman in the market
Down by the checkout line

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
[Modern lovers walk them home]
Abominable snowman in the market

Town Hall 1976

Lyrics

Well there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket
And the housewives have never seen it there before
??? Hear the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow man out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And that is what I now say

What you say?

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives don't treat him so fine
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine

You know they're being fresh
They're being rude
They steal his place in the checkout line

Well Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (that's right)
Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

??? It's up to that abominable snowman man
Well we better say something that he'll understand
Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And I'm taking his side any day
I will not sit and watch housewives
Treat the young snowman this way

Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh yeah
Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

??? Leroy

Abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
Abominable snowman in the market
And I'm taking his side any day
I like this snowman
I'm not going to watch him being treated this way

I'm talking about
Abominable snowman in the market oh yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh walk them home
Abominable snowman in the market yes

The Boarding House

Lyrics

Well there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket
And apparently the housewives have never seen it before
Hear all the house yeah hear all the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they're remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Now, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And that is what I now say

Abominable snowman in the market (let's go)
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market (yeah)
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Now I said, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
There he is
He's remarkable, and the women want to chase him away

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives never seen something like that before
Housewives treat him like a stranger,
They want him away from the supermark't door

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Look, we have to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we better say something that he'll understand

Abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market,
And the women don't treat him so fine

Abominable snowman in the market
And I'd taken his side any day
You see I don't want to see those housewives
Treat that young snowman this way

What is this?

Abominable snowman in the market (oh no)
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market (oh yeah)
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Leroy

Abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market,
And the women don't treat him so fine

Abominable snowman in the market,
And the women don't treat him so fine
You know they're fresh, they're rude
They steal his place in the checkout line

Abominable snowman in the market (all right)
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (modern lovers walk em home)
Abominable snowman in the market

New York University

Lyrics

[My name is Jonathan, I'm Jonathan Richman,
What key is that? Sounds good,
Let's pretend it was A]

[Uh oh, look at this]

There's an abominable snowman in the market
Uh oh and the housewives've never seen anything like that before
(They're real nervous now)
See look at the housewives all complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
Well that's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Now, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
He's down by the peas and carrots
Now there's an abominable snowman in the market
And they can't chase him away

[What do you say?]

Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, that's right
Abominable snowman in the market, that's right
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Now there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
Abominable snowman in the market
And I'm taking his side any day
Well I ain't gonna stand still and watch housewives
Treat the young snowman this way

We're talking about
Abominable snowman in the market oh yes
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

???, We got to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we got to say something that he can understand

See there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and hark hark [???]
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him that fine ???
Abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives don't treat him so fine
Well they've been fresh, they've been rude
And they stole his place in the checkout line

Abominable snowman in the market oh yes
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, yeah
Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

[Me and Leroy]

There's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and hark hark
There's an abominable snowman in the market
And he just arrived by plane yesterday
I say there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't give him respect
I'm gonna be patient and talk to him
It will be a little less worse than this neglect

Abominable snowman in the market oh yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, (anything's better than neglect)
Abominable snowman in the market oh yeah

Pinkpop

Lyrics

[Huh? huh? What? yeah good idea Asa,
Asa's got a real good idea and after I get myself a drink of water we're gonna do the idea
Tell me what the idea
Uh oh everyone]

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen anything like him before
You can hear all the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing right out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
Well that's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

And there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And they cannot chase him away

Abominable snowman in the market yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market oh yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And the women don't treat him so fine
They've been fresh, they've been rude
They stole [???] places in the checkout line
And there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and ???
It's abominable snowman in the market
And he don't treat so well today

Abominable snowman in the market, I don't know
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, I don't know what to do
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

We got to talk to the abominable snowman man
And got to say something that he'll understand

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived by plane yesterday
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
They've been fresh, they are rude
They replace him in the checkout line

Abominable snowman in the market, I like him
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market Oh yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

[Here Leroy]

Well abominable snowman in the market
And down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
There's abominable snowman in the market
And I'm taking his side any day
Well I won't stand there and watch the housewives
Treat the young snowman that way

And I'm talking about

Abominable snowman in the market, yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, oh yeah
Abominable snowman in the market
Bring em home

The Quiet Knight Club 1978

Chords

G
??? There's an abominable snowman in the market
       C               D                   G
And the housewives have never seen anything like him before
G
Well you can hear the housewives complaining to the store manager,
         C          D           G
"Get that snow thing out of this store"


G
Abominable snowman in the market,
    C                 D               G
Well that's right, you heard me right, gang
G
And the housewives, they all remarking,
             C          D           G
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"


G
Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
        C           D        C
And he's down by the peas and carrots
G
Abominable snowman in the market
        C      D           G
And they cannot chase him away


G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh


G
Abominable snowman in the market,
   C            D     G
And doing better every day
G
Well they like him now but they didn't before
   C      D        G
And I like ??? that way


G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
C          D        G
Down by the peas and hot tub???
G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
       C          D            G
He just arrived by plane yesterday


G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh



We have to talk to this abominable snowman man

And we have to say somethin' he'll understand


G
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
C          D        G
Down by the peas and carrots
G
Abominable snowman in the market,
       C D    G
And the ??? so fine


G
Abominable snowman in the market,
       C                                  D           G
And the housewives have never seen nothing like that before
G
Housewives see him as a stranger
             C             D          G
They want him away from the supermark' door


G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh


G
Abominable snowman in the market
        C           D        G
And he's down by the peas and hop hop???
G
He's an abominable snowman in the market
       C           D          G
And the women don't see him so fine


G
Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
       C          D        G
And I'm taking his side any day
G
Well I'm not going to sit there and watch housewives
         C     D            G
Treat the young snowman that way


G
Abominable snowman in the market
C    D     G
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
G                                C D G
Abominable snowman in the market

Chordpro

[G] ??? there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the [C] housewives have [D] never seen anything [G] like him before
Well you can hear the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that [C] snow thing [D] out of this [G] store"

[G] Abominable snowman in the market,
Well [C] That's right, you [D] heard me right, [G] gang
[G] And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a [C] dirty marsh[D]mallow with [G] fangs"

[G] Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's [C] down by the [D] peas and [C] carrots
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
And they [C] cannot [D] chase him a[G]way

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh

[G] abominable snowman in the market,
And [C] doing better [D] every [G] day
[G] well they like him now but they didn't before
And [C] I like [D] ??? that [G] way

[G] there's an abominable snowman in the market,
[C] down by the [D] peas and [G] hot tub???
[G] there's an abominable snowman in the market,
He just [C] arrived by [D] plane yester[G]day

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh

We have to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we have to say somethin' he'll understand

[G] there's an abominable snowman in the market,
[C] down by the [D] peas and [G] carrots
[G] abominable snowman in the market,
And the [C][D] ??? so [G] fine

[G] abominable snowman in the market,
And the [C] housewives have never seen nothing [D] like that be[G]fore
[G] housewives see him as a stranger
They want him [C] away from the [D] supermark' [G] door

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
And he's [C] down by the [D] peas and [G] hop hop???
[G] he's an Abominable snowman in the market
And the [C] women don't [D] see him so [G] fine

[G] well there's an Abominable snowman in the market
And I'm [C] taking his [D] side any [G] day
[G] well I'm not going to sit there and watch housewives
Treat the [C] young [D] snowman that [G] way

[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] Oh-oh-[D]oh-oh-[G]oh
[G] Abominable snowman in the market
[C] [D] [G]

Lyrics

??? There's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen anything like him before
Well you can hear the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
Well that's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And they cannot chase him away

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market,
And doing better every day
Well they like him now but they didn't before
And I like ??? that way

There's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and hot tub???
There's an abominable snowman in the market,
He just arrived by plane yesterday

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

We have to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we have to say something he'll understand

There's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market,
And the ??? so fine

Abominable snowman in the market,
And the housewives have never seen nothing like that before
Housewives see him as a stranger
They want him away from the supermark door

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market
And he's down by the peas and hop hop???
He's an abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't see him so fine

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And I'm taking his side any day
Well I'm not going to sit there and watch housewives
Treat the young snowman that way

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market

3 Soundboard Shows 1978-1979 (first one)

Lyrics

Well look, there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen him before
Hear all the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Now there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine

Abominable snowman in the market, yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, [oh yeah]
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's out by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived by plane yesterday
Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen something like that before
Housewives treat him like a stranger
They wish he were away from the supermarket door

Abominable snowman in the market, yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, uh huh
Abominable snowman in the market, oh yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

We got to talk to this abominable snowman man
And got to say something that he'll understand

And there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine
There's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen something like it before
Housewives treat him like a stranger
They wish he were away from the supermarket door

Abominable snowman in the market, [oh yeah]
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the women don't treat him so fine

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and hark hark
Abominable snowman in the market
Down by the checkout line

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh [modern lovers walk 'em home]
Abominable snowman in the market

3 Soundboard Shows 1978-1979 (second one)

Lyrics

[Thank you ladies and gentlemen, it's time for "abominable snowman in the market"]

Uh oh look, there's an abominable snowman in the supermarket, that's right
And the housewives have not made his acquaintance before
Hear all the housewives objecting to the store manager,
They say "why don't you get that snow thing right out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
Well that's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived from Tibet yesterday

Well, abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
And he's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives don't treat him so fine

There's an abominable snowman in the market,
And the women don't treat him so fine no
They're fresh they're rude
They stole his place in the checkout line

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

We got to talk to the abominable snowman man
But we got to say something that he can understand

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived by plane yesterday

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
And the women don't treat him so fine
But I like the snowman
And I'm gonna save his place in the line

Abominable snowman in the market,
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the supermarket

The International House

Lyrics

Abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen anything like that before
???
Hear all the housewives complaining to the manager,
They say "Get that snow thing right out of this store"

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
Well, that's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Well abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
???
Abominable snowman in the market
???
Abominable snowman in the market
???

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Well Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Look, we have to talk to this abominable snowman man
And we have to say something that he can understand

Well abominable snowman in the market
And he's doing better every day
???
??? See him that way

Well, abominable snowman down in the market
Down by the peas and ??? carrots
??? Abominable snowman in the market
???

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market

The Rex Club

Lyrics

[[Recording begins abruptly]]
Store manager,
They say "Get that snow thing right out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"It looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
And just arrived by plane yesterday

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives never seen something like that before
Housewives treat him like a stranger,
They wish he were away from the supermarket door

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived by plane yesterday

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives never seen something like that before
The housewives treat him so bad
They wish he were away from the supermarket ???

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market [yeah]
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Mississippi Nights

Lyrics

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen anything like that before
Hear all the housewives complaining to the manager,
They say "Get that snow thing right out of this store"

Well abominable snowman in the market,
Well that's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, all remarking,
"It looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Well abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
And it's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He arrived by plane yesterday

Well there's an abominable snowman in the market
And frankly speaking the housewives don't treat him so fine
They've been fresh, they've been rude
They stole his place in the checkout line

Well abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just flew in from Tibet yesterday

There's an abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen anything like that before
They treat him like a stranger
They wish he were a way from the supermark door???

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Guitar

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
And it's down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman's been hanging out there
But he's getting his hopes up, he's getting his courage up you know

Well abominable snowman in the market
Come on, don't let the housewives push you around
If you keep on being so timid
They're gonna push you all the way, way downtown

Ok now

Abominable snowman in the market, stand up for your rights
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, get ready now
Abominable snowman in the market, yeah
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Well, abominable snowman in the market,
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived from Tibet yesterday

Abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives have never seen something like that before
Housewives ??? treating him as a stranger
Trying to get him away from the supermark door

Abominable snowman in the
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market

Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market

Heartbreak Club 1985

Lyrics

???

There's an abominable snowman in the market
But the housewives have never seen anything like it before
Hear all the housewives complaining to the store manager,
"Get that snow thing right out of this store"

Abominable snowman in the market,
That's right, you heard me right, gang
And the housewives, they all remarking,
"It Looks like a dirty marshmallow with fangs"

Well, there's an abominable snowman in the market,
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and carrots
Abominable snowman in the market
He just arrived from ??? yesterday

Abominable snowman in the market
And the housewives ???
They ??? they rude
They took his place in the checkout line

Abominable snowman in the market,
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Abominable snowman in the market
Down by the peas and ???
Abominable snowman in the market
Housewives ???

There's an abominable snowman in the market
But the housewives have never something like that before
That's why ???
Try to get him away from the supermark door

Abominable snowman in the market,
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Abominable snowman in the market
Yeah

???

[What's that?
No, really?
Looks pretty cool
Mo pack?
That anything to do with Amtrack?]

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