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Song Parodies -> "Genesee Flip Top Can"

Original Song Title:

"Tennessee Flat Top Box"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Johnny Cash

Parody Song Title:

"Genesee Flip Top Can"

Parody Written by:

Airfarcewon

The Lyrics

In The Cold Mug cafe
Used to hang out and drink 'em down
Always was my favorite bar
Skinny Sam would just keep bringin' rounds
I'd eye the girls..
Climbin' their slick pole
Forgettin' about old Marge, my wife,
Hen peckin' me, at home..
I'd suck each drop,..
And watch more glisten..
Lickin' bubbly white and frothy foam
From a Genesee Flip Top Can
It made my day..

As a wrangler, once rode
For a cattle ranch near Timber Crick
But the boss said,"Ranch or bar"
Not hard to guess which one I'd pick
Drew SSI..
Each month, six nine-ty..
Ol' Marge worked at her cleanin' job
Moonlighting as a cop..
And I'd ride this stool..
Just like a mustang
Suckin' bubbly white and frothy foam
From a Genesee Flip Top Can
It made my day..

But then came a time
Some demons flipped my mind around
Lost all my sanities..
They still talk about it in this town
Hot stripper girl,..
I was taken by her
Until one fateful day,
When a rich old dude came strollin' in,
She loved his cash..so my gun fired
No more bubbly white and frothy foam
From a Genesee Flip Top Can
I'm locked away..

Don't make my day..















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alvin - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
love it...nice title switch
MasonR - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but I do remember drinking and those cheap Gennies (25 cents a cup at a bar near Rensallearville, NY) when I was young and foolish. Now I'm old and foolish, and prefer sipping single malt scotch that costs $50-$100 a bottle...if someone else is paying...
John Barry - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
You drank it and survived! I too like the title switch.
littleCougaress - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Sir ~L'Air de Farce~, Duke o'Edge, Lord o'Lustie Parodie, were you a cow puncher, Sir ?? You really sound like one . . . You've got the scene down so well ! ( He rides a stool, just like Mustang )
Guy - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Farce - I like how you used the word "crick" for "creek". I grew up within 75 miles of the eastern Ohio area and "creek" was pronounced "crick" for the most part in that thar neck o' da woods. I would surmise that it was also enuciated in that manner where you grew up/live? I also very much llike the switch. Great work here! High fives!
AFW - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, alvin....and MasonR..yes, Genesee used to be a big seller here, in Ohio..in years past...thanks, LC...not a cowboy...farm boy...from Nebraska, originally...and thanks, Guy, yes..always pronounced crick in the early midwest times...
Guy - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Farce - Nebraska huh? Small world... I lived near Omaha from Jan. 1971 to Dec 1974. I remember the winters being so brutal. But "Go Big Red" always warmed up the populace. BTW - Check your author's comments page. You will see where I have partially caught up and commented on some of the parodies that you put out this week. Some great stuff.
AFW - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, Guy...yeah, Big Red, and winters are mean...
LittleMilCAKES - August 23, 2008 - Report this comment
L'Air & Sir Guy, in ol' Miltown it is Crick for creek ~ Ruff for roof ~ APPricot for APEricot, Rowt for Root ~ It's an interesting lesson in speech & location!

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