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Song Parodies -> "I Want A Raise"

Original Song Title:

"Those Were The Days"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Cream

Parody Song Title:

"I Want A Raise"

Parody Written by:

Paul Robinson

The Lyrics

Getting a raise right now can be a pretty difficult proposition. Particularly if you use the technique our protagonist employs here.
I was sitting on my *ss at work, an idea came to me
I was long past due a raise; worked for chicken feed
Wanted a raise

Boss, a lousy, lying cretin - raise he won't allow
Gave me a self-serving sermon; I said "Go to H*ll"
There goes my severance

I want a raise, yes I do, I want a raise
Increase my pay; these *ssholes wouldn't so where am I now?
I'm gone
Wanted a raise, yes I did, they wouldn't pay
Tempers got frayed; shot off my mouth, they kicked my *ss out

"Liar" through my teeth I rant, and then I threw a chair
Overhead security camera; cops will soon be there
Swarming everywhere

Wanted a raise, yes I did, but I was crazed
Dragged me away, bet they did; jail's where I stay
No fun
Heard the judge say; "Ninety-days", I said, "No way"
He stared, said; "Shut up, I could give you more", I'm mum

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Total Votes: 1

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Jack Wilson - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job! 555! ( sorry about the 2, I clciked on the wrong button )
MrMacphisto - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but it was funny...
alvin rhodes - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
i've heard of these "raise' things....also "vacations"...hope to receive either or both...anyway...nice job on the ol' cream song...i see there is another "creamy" one...must go visit
Paul Robinson - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
Jack - well, I case it'll have to be the thought that counts on "overall". When I saw all "5's" except a solitary "2" vote in overall I was wondering what somebody could have been thinking. I will survive. Mac - thanks for looking in. Alvin, thanks.
Adagio - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
Really good job, Paul! 5's
Paul Robinson - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
Adagio - thanks!

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