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Song Parodies -> "The Critter"

Original Song Title:

"The Letter"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Box Tops

Parody Song Title:

"The Critter"

Parody Written by:

Royce Miller

The Lyrics

Go to the market, get some Gravy Train
Get a harness with a nice chain
Scruffy days are gone, Rover's got a home
Good fortune just brought me a critter

I don't care how much I gotta baby him
That little critter is sure a good friend
kennel days are done, Rover's got a home
I went out and got me a critter

Well I got me a critter
And I couldn't live without him no more
Listen mister, when you pee you just gotta learn
To piddle outdoors
Anyway, yeah

Give me a bucket for the Gravy Train
Ain't got time for all of that pain
Rover got a break, now he's eatin' steak
Cause I feed the best to my critter

Well I cook for my critter cause I want him to like
The vittles he eats
Listen mister here's your chicken, here is your bacon
Cause you are a treat
Anyway, yeah

Give him a shelter from the pouring rain
He has surely gotten me trained
Lonely days are gone, Rover's got a home
I went out and got me a critter


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Red Ant - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
While dogs occasionally train their owners, cats always do so. Heartworming (I meant warming) parody Royce.
alvin rhodes - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
that dog is not only eating the gravy train...he's RIDIN' it
Johnny D - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
Happy Chinese New Year, Royce!
Rick C - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
Great parody to a great OS, Royce. I'm a dog lover so, I can appreciate this one. 555
Larry Hensley - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
Hilarious one, 555
carol - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
outstanding and esp. heartwarming after seeing the spot in the news about all those 50+ neglected dogs and pups found in Arkansas today. 555
John Jenkins - February 03, 2006 - Report this comment
You're treating Rover more like a person than a critter ... except maybe for the outdoor piddling. Well done, Royce.
AFW - February 04, 2006 - Report this comment
Good doggy...Good parody..five bones
Royce Miller - February 06, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks for the comments-I appreciate it.

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