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Song Parodies -> "Another Poor Cover"

Original Song Title:

"Big Yellow Taxi"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Counting Crows

Parody Song Title:

"Another Poor Cover"

Parody Written by:

Album Cornix

The Lyrics

I know this is a Joni Mitchell song, but I did my Parody to the CC version. Let it be said that I LOVE CC (this is a great cover, BTW). But I am sick of everybody and their dog covering a song and nohing new!
They paid the author,
to put up a poor cover.
with a nasty bass boot,
you get that no.1 spot.

Don't it always seem to go?
that no one writes their own songs no more?
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover...

they took all the greats,
and put them in a record bin.
and charged the hacks a dollar and a half
to sing them.

no no no.

Don't it always seem to go?
that no one writes their own songs no more?
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover...

hey writer, writer, put away your thinking cap!
don't care about no new songs,
just leave me to redo the olds, please!

Don't it always seem to go?
that no one writes their own songs no more?
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover...

they paid the author
to put up a poor cover...what now???

it was late last night,
i turned the radio on...
at another cover I turned my ears away...

Now don't it always seem to go?
that no one writes their own songs no more?
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover..

hey now now

Now don't it always seem to go?
that no one writes their own songs no more?
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover..

what now?

they paid the author
to put up a poor cover..

hey na na!

they paid the author
to put up a poor cover..

why you wanna do, whay you wanna do, why you wanna do a new song?
hey hey hey
why you wanna do, why you wanna do, why you wanna do a new song?
now now now
i don't wanna do, i don't wanna do, i don't wanna write a new song.
'cause writing is, writing is a waste. yeh, yeh.
writing is a waste, hey hey.
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover..
blah blah blah blah blah...
they paid the author
to put up a poor cover..

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Pacing: 3.5
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Overall Rating: 3.7

Total Votes: 12

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Aaerni - July 03, 2003 - Report this comment
What f**kin' kind of dog do the Counting Crowes have anyway?

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