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Song Parodies -> "Shift Away"

Original Song Title:

"Drift Away"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Dobie Gray

Parody Song Title:

"Shift Away"

Parody Written by:

Parody Pete

The Lyrics

Day after day, these streets I cruise
Whether it's bright sunlight,
Or it's pourin' rain..
'Cause drivin's the sport that I'll always choose
Out there, racin' a train
Peelin' my lane..

Oh, give me the street, boys, with floor control,
I love to get lost in some speed and soul,
And shift away..

Oh, give me the street, boys, some clutch control,
Just let me get lost in the speed and soul,
And shift away..

Oh, some people think I'm just wastin' time
They don't understand a clutch gear dude
Sometimes the cops are not too kind,
Keep me payin' fines, too
But, it's what I do..

Oh, give me the street, boys, good gear control
I want to get lost in the speed and soul
And shift away..

Oh, give me the street, boys, this Chevy Vette
And I'm gonna' win any drag race bet,
I'll shift away..

Just like the wind, I'm free
You know my Chevy really moves me
And when I'm feelin' low..
Those four carb's roarin' thru can soothe me

Drivin's a joy that God's given me
I'm only content when I'm cruisin' along
Just like the wind I am wild and free
The wind sings my song
This baby's strong..

Oh, give me the street, boys, floor gear control
And let me get lost in the speed and soul,
And shift away..

Yeah, give me the street, boys, with gear control
I'm gonna' get lost, let the rubber roll,
And shift away..
Yeah, shift away..
Ohh, shift away.....





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alvin - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
nice job...retains the breezy feel of the OS and brings back for me the excitement of first learning to drive....that was in a model T of course
Parody Pete - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks a heap, alvin, but you are joking about the model T, correct?
John Barry - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
This drove me to chuckle. How about one, same title but about an article of clothing being removed?
Parody Pete - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks much, John - idea sounds interesting
littleCupCakes - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh, . . . . a Roman & his hot Charriot, what a sweet team they be, Sir !
Meriadoc - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Five on the floor to ya, in spite of it being a Chevy and not a Mopar... ;-)
Parody Pete - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
More thank yous to Tiny cakes, and Meriadoc
alvin - June 27, 2008 - Report this comment
yes, just joking about the model t

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