Zor & Zam

As sung by Mickey (solo) of the Monkees, 1966 or 1967

The king of Zor, he called for war
And the king of Zam, he answered.
They fashioned their weapons one upon one
Ton upon ton, they called for war at the rise of the sun.

Out went the call to one and to all
That echoed and rolled like the thunder.
Trumpets and drums, roar upon roar
More upon more.
Rolling the call of "Come now to war."

Throughout the night they fashioned their might
With right on the side of the mighty.
They puzzled their minds plan upon plan
Man upon man
And at dying of dawn the great war began.

They met on the battlefield banner in hand.
They looked out across the vacant land.
And they counted the missing, one upon one,
None upon none.
The war it was over before it begun.

Two little kings playing a game.
They gave a war and nobody came.
And nobody came.
And nobody came.
And nobody came.
And nobody came.
[repeat and fade]

"The Monkees" are available on video and on DVD, and of course music

"Zor and Zam" is on The Birds, The Bees and The Monkees album

Though some prefer the original version he sang on TV, which is on the new
Missing Links, volume 3 audio CD
Their only other "war" song was Last Train To Clarksville, which is on their Greatest Hits album.

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