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Jim Ellis', "WKRP In Cincinnati (Closing Theme)"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Hey you, bartender
Get set up in here
Two little bottles and a rock 'n' roll bar, uh huh
I said, Good bartender,
Get set up and head out
I said, I'm doing good
Then I'll pulling outta here, uh huh
The Real Lyrics:
Mad tooth bar chin-up, box zing outta her hair now Still do the modern day whack-a-mole ditto-o-o What's that? Good bartender, i'da hat-beer 'n' head out I said I wouldn't do it if a poodle had a lid on
The Story: It's bar staff & roadies discussing the show. - Submitted by: Doctor's daughter
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