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Song Parodies -> "You Don't Mess Around In Gym"

Original Song Title:

"You Don't Mess Around With Jim"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Jim Croce

Parody Song Title:

"You Don't Mess Around In Gym"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

wood shop got its buzzsaws
band class got loud drums
but when you pull the cleats from your gym locker
be a cool student...don't ya act dumb
yeah, you'll zig and jump...and take unplanned dumps
things go wrong when concentration's lost
cause when the schoolkids all get together too tight
you know some safety lines are crossed
what a cost...and they say...

you don't slug your fellow man's nape
you don't hit, given the whim
you don't do a task if there's total danger
no, you don't mess around in gym

well, it caused a lot of trouble for one skinny boy
the kids were laughin' cause he was slim
he was an odd little boy...and a prank he enjoyed
and employed one durin' gym
yeah, while spottin' on the weight liftin' machinery
he tickled this dude, there on his back
the weights all fell on his tummy...twas a trick so crummy
that he wrecked his sacro-iliac

and everybody say, jerk !...doncha know...

you don't slug your fellow man's nape
you don't hit, given the whim
you don't do a task if there's total danger
no, you don't mess around in gym

well, a hush fell over the weight room
skinny boy laughin' about his feat
and the ol' nurse had to come
because the kid was bruised and bloody
he's consoled but he still feels beat
yeah, he was sore in 'bout a hundred places
but he knew that he would knot the score
and when that discus was heaved
it left the skinny boy so gory
that nurse fell to the floor

you don't slug your fellow man's nape
you don't hit, given the whim
you don't do a task if there's total danger
no, you don't mess around in gym

yeah, better use the mats....safety's where its at
so don't jostle people next to you
even if its just a beat up dusty gym room

you don't slug your fellow man's nape
you don't hit, given the whim
you don't do a task if there's total danger
no, you don't mess around in gym





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John Barry - August 09, 2006 - Report this comment
Gym Croce!
Meriadoc - August 09, 2006 - Report this comment
A gymnastic ...er...I mean fantastic job!
AFW - August 09, 2006 - Report this comment
This is a cool school yarn..
alvin rhodes - August 09, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks john merry and AFW
Michael Pacholek - August 09, 2006 - Report this comment
A real gym dandy.
Stuart McArthur - August 09, 2006 - Report this comment
fine advice alvin, and the second-best tip is that if there IS someone in the room who likes to mess around in gym, make sure you keep your sacro-iliac well-protected - lol - 555
Red Ant - August 10, 2006 - Report this comment
"that he wrecked his sacro-iliac"; lol. Nice rhyming here too.
alvin rhodes - August 10, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks michael stuart and red ant
Paul Robinson - August 28, 2006 - Report this comment
HAR! I think I know what may happen to THIS parody...lol...5's, dude ~ ~ ~

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