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Song Parodies -> "Sixteen Buns"

Original Song Title:

"Sixteen Tons"

Original Performer:

Tenessee Ernie Ford

Parody Song Title:

"Sixteen Buns"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

Some people say that Jumbo has a gut made of steel
This poor one has got a gut that can feel
Breakfast and tea, dinner and lunch
A queasy feeling when you feed him too much

You feed him sixteen buns, what does he get?
A pain in the tummy and a call from the vet
The vet he gives a warning, no don't go near
An elephant with, uh, diarrhoea

It's getting kinda messy where the sun don't shine
With the pressure up there it'll soon be flyin'
He ate sixteen buns, and well I fear
The vet man said "I'm gettin' outta here"

You feed him sixteen buns, what does he get?
Another meal over and a stomach upset
You're used to seeing Jumbo squirting through his nose
But it ain't his trunk he's using as a hose

If you see what's comin', better step aside
A lotta men didn't, a lotta men died
One pile to the left, another to right
The whole damn cage was full up with shite

You feed him sixteen buns, what does he get?
A powerful stream like a high-pressure jet
Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go
I'm cleanin' up my elephant's home

The monkeys messin' round set their cage all alight
Howlin' and a-screamin' in a terrible fright
The old man said, "Well, I got an idea
Why don't you go and fetch that elephant here"

You feed him sixteen buns, what do you get?
A stream of something that's a-fireproof and wet
The monkey ain't happy, but he ain't alight
A-covered top to tail with shite

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