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Mario Vazquez

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The Lyrics

I've been a victim of crappy jobs, and those of you who have as well, will be with me on this one.
Intro: Oooooh (Oh!)
Oooooh, no…

Verse 1: I took this job
Before I really did know
That I won’t be
Making much dough
I can’t pay my rent; accounts froze
Making me never want to breathe again
My colleagues just keep their ears closed
They got shoes that cover their toes
You think they’ll share with me? Hell no!
But I chose to work this in, shorty

Hook: Tell me why my money’s so damn slow
Tell me what’s reason that you hold on
When you know I do, all of the things YOU don’t want to
And boss you’re just way too cheap
Will not give me the money I have reaped
Man! What a creep!
I do wonder how he sleeps!

Chorus: Because I can’t take
Seein’ my paycheck
Cuz I know exactly what I’ll see
A low salary
Just not fair
And it’s causing me sigh
I’m just another victim of this crime
Real low salaries

Verse 2: I’m so confused
I thought I had earned more
But my check’s for less than before
I know I should walk out the door
I really do not know what to do
Man, it doesn’t matter what time
I will take any shift I can find
After I’m done working all mine
Have to work through Christmas and the Flu

Hook: Tell me why my cash flow’s seemed to cease
Tell me why my boss is such a piece, of
Canine excrement, I wonder how his car got a dent
And man, I’m just way too chill
I will be leaving nothing in my will
Man! I would kill
To have a high grossing thrill!

Chorus: I can’t take
How this lets live
Cuz I know exactly what they’ll give
A low salary
Just so dumb
So just take this rule of thumb
Don’t be another worker that is numb
To low salaries

Bridge: You’re a worker bee
Don’t appreciate your duty
Don’t let them cheat you out
Of the cash you earned no doubt
Without us there is no biz
Time the rich folks learned all this

Chorus: I can’t take
Working holidays
But I know exactly what they’ll say
More low salary
Just absurd
And I’ve got a few choice words
I don’t if all you people have heard


Chorus: I can’t take
My car on the road
Cuz I don’t have cash enough to go
Damn low salary!
Just not fair
And it’s hard to stay on top
It’s the only cheddar that I got
My low salary (Oh!)

Outro: My low salary…
September 8, 2011. Please rate and COMMENT! :)

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Pacing: 4.4
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Overall Rating: 4.3

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Porfle Popnecker - September 15, 2011 - Report this comment
Another chapter in the story of my life.
Matthias - September 20, 2011 - Report this comment
I totally dig this parody and the original song. Before you I was the only person to parody this kick-ass little tune. That was like 5 years ago! I'm glad I'm not the only one anymore!
Blaydeman - September 21, 2011 - Report this comment
Ha! That's pretty funny Matthias! I love this OS, and I'm shocked it didn't launch his career. It's so good!
Agrimorfee - September 28, 2011 - Report this comment
Nice OS...this parody I found too many little odd choices of words in your well-intentioned effort to change up the chorus. One example: where you used "dog excrement" would have been funnier if you had you simply said "doggy doo-doo" and you wouldnt have had to change the rhyme scheme. My other major issue is too many OS words still in the parody. I hope you see this as constructive criticism, because I really like a lot of your stuff.
Rex - October 09, 2011 - Report this comment
(Artistry) "Have to work through Christmas and the Flu". Been there, done that, couldn't afford the t-shirt. Very nicely done, agree with Aggy that a bit of word tweaking could really put this one over the top, but that's just a quibble.
bobpiecheese - October 10, 2011 - Report this comment
(Artistry) Some of the lines confused me, but I got the gist. Working through Christmas...that'd suck. I think you need 555 days on leave with triple-pay for that ;)
Below Average Dave - October 10, 2011 - Report this comment
Yeah. . .Agri hit my thoughts exactly. . .I also felt this one on a personal level, saw it less as funny and more as "God how I can relate to that" (well not currently actually, but up until a few months ago, I could really relate) Overall I liked it, I'm not going to say it was funny-cause for me it wasn't-but parody isn't always about being funny, so it still worked other than, well, odd word choices that clunked against the song a bit

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