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Song Parodies -> "Sixteen Duns"

Original Song Title:

"Sixteen Tons"

Original Performer:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Parody Song Title:

"Sixteen Duns"

Parody Written by:

Airfarcewon

The Lyrics

Some people take their bills and toss 'em away
I use mine to start the fireplace, each day
Gas is shut off,..heat with wood
I'm the gossip of the neighborhood

At least Sixteen Duns,
Each morning, I get
Grow poorer and poorer
And deeper in debt
Collectors keep a' callin'
I just say, "Hello,
The boss ain't here,
I'm the gard'ner, Joe."

Well, I wasn't born mouthin'
Any silvery spoon
Just grew up a' hustler
In a smoky pool room
Went off to Viet Nam
To save all my bones
For these three exwives
And some mortgage loans..

About Sixteen Duns
Each morning, I get
Grow poorer and poorer
And deeper in debt
Collectors keep a callin'
I just say "Hello,
The boss ain't here,
I'm the gardner, Joe.."

I drive a beat up Chevy
Eighty Seven, van
"Jaws" is my pit bull,
Mission, Repo man
Alimony, palimony,
A-D-C child supports
On a first name basis,
Down at all the courts

Around Sixteen Duns
Each morning I get
Grow poorer and poorer
And deeper in debt
Collectors keep a' callin'
I just say. "Hello,
The boss ain't here..
I''m the gard'ner, Joe..

When I see 'em comin'
Process server guys
I duck in the alley,
Wear Chinese disguise
Call me up, Howie,
On "Deal, Or No Deal"
Else I'll prob'aly die owin'
St. Peter a bill

At least Sixteen Duns
Each morning, I get
Just poorer and poorer
And deeper in debt
Collectors keep a callin'
And I say, "Hello,
The boss ain't here,
I'm the gard'ner, Joe."

The boss ain't here,
I'm the gard'ner, Joe..


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Voting Results

 
Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 11

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alvin rhodes - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
fit the tone of the original well
Stephen Harrington - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
I agree, 5s.
Rick C - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
What Alvin said and Stephen agreed to. 555
John Barry - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
I vote 15 funs.
Adagio - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
That's really cute!! 5's
Paul Robinson - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Here, ya' Deadbeat...take these three 5's and pay off some of those bills, OK? Nice work ~ ~ ~ Really liked the "The boss ain't here, I'm the gardner, Joe.." part.
AFW - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, alvin, Stephen, Rick C., John, Adagio, and Paul
Dee Range - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
555. Love the OS, and this too.
Tommy Turtle - March 07, 2006 - Report this comment
What everybody else said... Paul R. stole my comment... The upside is, you must not have to pay much income tax.
Larry Hensley - March 08, 2006 - Report this comment
Nice job.
AFW - March 08, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, Dee, Tommy, and Larry

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