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Song Parodies -> "Gaining Sixteen Tons"

Original Song Title:

"Sixteen Tons"

Original Performer:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Parody Song Title:

"Gaining Sixteen Tons"

Parody Written by:

Jan Unwin

The Lyrics

I was born one mornin' , weighed 25 pounds
I picked up my bottle, ate the clock around
Gained 10 more pounds that day, I did
And when I went to bed, I broke my crib

(Chorus:)

You gain Sixteen Tons, and what comes of that?
Another inch wider, and bigger, and fat
Weight Watchers don't you call me cause I can't go
I owe my soul to the grocery store


Repeat Chorus

Now years later it is much the same
"All You Can Eat" is my middle name
Ronald McDonald is a friend of mine
And at drive-through windows I'll be first in line

Repeat Chorus

See me comin' better step aside
A lot of men died cuz I'm might wide
I got one fist of blubber and the other of fat
And if they don't get you, I'll squish you flat

Repeat Chorus

Born one mornin' when the sun didn't shine
Picked up a fork and worked it overtime
I gained Sixteen Tons of number one blubber
And when I fall, it bounces like rubber

Repeat Chorus

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