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Song Parodies -> "King of Wide-Load"

Original Song Title:

"King of the Road"

Original Performer:

Roger Miller

Parody Song Title:

"King of Wide-Load"

Parody Written by:

Tim Mayfield

The Lyrics

Tailor-made from a tent
Can't count the money spent
Such work to walk around
I can't breathe when I sit down
And when I pass them, women stare
Cause I'm prob'ly their worst nightmare
I'm a man can't fit in blue jeans
King of wide-load

Lunchtime is never fun
Cause that's when I have to run
Out to Velvet Viking
So I get double helpings
Can't go to all-you-can-eat place
Been banned from their lunch buffets
And this man can't fit in blue jeans
King of wide-load

I broke every button off these old blue jeans
Stretched all the linings, ripped all of the seams
And every fiber's been pushed to the limit
And it's such a wonder that I can still fit in it

My clothes,
Custom made from a tent
Must be what Buddha meant
Just sit don't walk around
But can't breathe so must lay down
I need to make another pair
But I don't have much cloth to spare
A real man can't fit in blue jeans
King of wide-load

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Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 4.5
Overall Rating: 4.5

Total Votes: 8

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John Barry - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Wide fives.
AFW - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Fittingly funny!...Great take-off the original..I think it would have made Roger laugh, too..555
Michael Pacholek - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Pacing a little off, but it's hard to go wrong with a fat/overeating parody. That's why I wrote "I Burst At the Seams," and Johnny D wrote "Tights I'm Quite Fat In." If we ever do a concept album, this tune of yours is ready.
alvin rhodes - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
...and my ex wife can be the queen !....5s

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