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Song Parodies -> "When I had a Hummer"

Original Song Title:

"If I Had a Hammer"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Trini Lopez

Parody Song Title:

"When I had a Hummer"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

When I had a Hummer,
I drove it in the morning,
Contributed to heating
All over the land.
A Hummer spells danger,
And precipitates warming.
The Hummer and its ilk are a big, growing disaster
All over this land.

Looked at the gas bill;
Needed a second mortgage
And my assets were leaving—
Many, many grand.
These things are danger
Of gas, they drink more in.
These things and their ilk are a big, growing disaster
All over this land.

They are really long;
You park 'em at the store 'n'
The things are not leavin'
Much space for a van.
They couldn't look stranger.
Just like a wheeled coffin
That's top heavy, rolls over when you go faster
And on the roof lands.

Got rid of my Hummer,
And so I am not gorging.
My assets are not leaving.
I saved many grand.
Had a Hummer—I junked it.
Gas bills within reason.
That thing was so wrong, wish I'd unloaded it faster.
Now I've washed my hands.

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alvin rhodes - December 18, 2004 - Report this comment
funny, though i thought it was gonna be about something else...5s
AFW - December 18, 2004 - Report this comment
Good work, John..gettin' rid of that Hummer...and on the parody...One more thing..when they're behind you at night..they mirror blind you, and you think you're being followed by an alien spaceship...5's
Aurelius - December 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Good one, john...i wonder if a hummer-themed contest would fly?

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