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Song Parodies -> "When I Need"

Original Song Title:

"Where You Lead"

Original Performer:

Carole King

Parody Song Title:

"When I Need"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

DKTOS? - Youtube HERE for a listen to the OS of "Where You Lead" from the Carole King "Tapestry" album.

Ode to the pan handlers and grifters of the world...

Gettin' through, my way is you,
I only want a thing or two.
I only have to make what's due,
I only beg on this bare green Earth,
Only scorin' some of what you're worth

When I need, I will borrow,
Anything, that they sell, it's true.
What I need, like to feed me a meal or two,
I will borrow what I need.

Down and out, no abode,
It's so ornery, how you're told.
All you have to do is buy my game,
Then that thing share, that ease my pain.

It's not greed, I just borrow,
Anywhere, anytime from you.
I will plead, and concede you will gladly do,
I will borrow, you will bleed.

I never wanted a real home,
These powers how I win your will.
It's all I get you give, from you, your pity,
Money, you knows a thrill (Yes a thrill, yes a thrill)

I've never bought for my satisfaction,
I handle pans.
Mark anyone who can get me happy,
Then I lay out my plan.

It's the creed, that I follow,
Everywhere, every time I do.
It's my need; it's my need just to get to you,
And so I borrow (Oh-OHHH-Oh) what I need.

I'll have needs, come tomorrow,
I don't - I don't care - it's today I do.
I'm of breed, of breed that I mooch from you,
I've no sorrow - it's my creed.

Oh baby, Ooooh (ooooh!)
I'm gonna borrow,
What I need.
(Same thing tomorrow) Yeah baby,
(What I need) Yeah!
I'm gonna borrow,
(What I need)
(I'm gonna borrow) Ooooh uh huh
I'm gonna borrow...


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Voting Results

Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 6

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 5   6

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alvin - August 20, 2008 - Report this comment
5s...and you can KEEP deserve them...i kept thinking of wimpy saying "i will gladly pay you tuesday for a hamburger TODAY"
Invisible Boy - August 20, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh you grifter, Guy. I'll give you the shirt-off-my-back...if you really need it.But, for now, here's some 5s...
Tim Mayfield - August 20, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm a taker not a giver, and I'm taking these fives and giving 'em to ya.
Peregrin - August 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Goos work with this one Guy!
Guy - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Alvin - Yeah I sort of had Wimpy on the brain as I wrote this but had no opportunity to stick him is the parody. Thanks.

IB - Keep your shirt on. You know, no shoes, no shirt, no service? Once I was on a temporary duty assignment to Mathers AFB with a few of my fellow airmen, in Sacramento. We drove across the border into Nevada to Reno. I lost the shirt off my back that night. Where were you then, HUH? Thanks IB.

Tim - Thanks for the fives - could you pulease see your way to buy me a wee bit of lunch now? Thanks for the boost.

Pip! Glad to see your name on my work in the comments. Thanks you sir!
Peregrin - August 23, 2008 - Report this comment
You're welcome! Dunno why i said 'goos' though !
Guy - August 24, 2008 - Report this comment
Pip - I read write through the type.

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