Pretty Suzanne

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"Pretty Suzanne"
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Single by Monks
A-side "Pretty Suzanne"
B-side "Monk Time"
Released 2009
Format 7" single
Recorded 1966, Tonstudio Pfanz
Label Red Lounge
Songwriter(s) Gary Burger
Larry Spangler
David Havlicek
Roger Johnston
Thomas Shaw
Monks singles chronology
"Love Can Tame the Wild"
"Pretty Suzanne"

"Love Can Tame the Wild"
"Pretty Suzanne"

"Pretty Suzanne" is a single by Monks released over 40 years after it was recorded. The B-side is "Monk Time".

Song history[edit]

The Song originated as a "time consumer" instrumental called "Paradox" composed by Eddie Shaw and Dave Day. The Monks' managers took notice and pushed them to take to a harder direction. "Pretty Suzanne" was first recorded in 1965 as a demo. This early 1966 recording was recorded at Tonstudio Pfanz near Hamburg. Martin Christoph of Red Lounge Records discovered a single sided acetate of the 1966 recording in 2007, and it later was released as a bonus track on the 2009 Light in the Attic reissue of Black Monk Time and as a single released by Red Lounge Records.