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Song Parodies -> "Gypsies, Trash-can Thieves"

Original Song Title:

"Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Gypsies, Trash-can Thieves"

Parody Written by:

Doug Montgomery

The Lyrics

This is the story Cher sang, from the point of view of her boyfriend.
She was born in a wagon of a travelin' show
Her mother used to dance for the money they'd throw.
Her brother would do whatever he could
Preach a little Gospel--and he would preach as little as he could.
Gypsies, Trash-can Thieves, they'd hear it from the people of the town; they'd call them
Gypsies, Trash-can Thieves; but ev'ry night all the girls would come around--and lay their bodies down.
I was picked up by a girl just south of Mobile
They gave me a ride, filled me with a hot meal
She was sixteen, I was twenty-one
I rode with them to Memphis; and her Poppa would have shot me if he knew what I'd done!
I never had schooling but I taught her well with my smooth Southern style
Three months later she's a gal in trouble and she hasn't seen me for a while, for a while.....
He was born in a wagon of a travelin' show
His mother had to dance for the money they'd throw
His uncle would do whatever he could,
Preach a little Gospel--and he would preach as little as he could.

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