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Song Parodies -> "The Night I Drove My Daughter Down"

Original Song Title:

"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Joan Baez

Parody Song Title:

"The Night I Drove My Daughter Down"

Parody Written by:

Bob Konigsberg

The Lyrics

Being a teenager's dad is my claim, though it won't bring me any fame,
Just tryin' to raise my kids, one after the other again,
By the time I'm sixty-five, I sure hope they know how to survive,
By June, the tenth they're out of school,
I just hope that they won't play the fool!

Chorus:
The night, I drove my daughter down • We're going to look at a college,
The night, I drove my daughter down • Hoping she'll get knowledge,
We went • La, la la la la la, la la la la, la la la la la

Back with my wife watching the TV, one day she called to me,
Daddy quick, come see, here's the scores from her SAT
Now I don't mind being a wage slave • after all it's what my parents gave,
When she moves out she'll be leaving the nest
But she'd better not be taking the very best

Chorus

Like my father be-fore me, I've had jobs and I've been canned,
Like the rest of my family, sometimes you've got to take a stand,
Starting out proud and brave, accepting that life can be grave,
We'll see her standing on her two feet,
She's been raising cain and won't suffer or accept defeat

Chorus

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Rick D - February 04, 2005 - Report this comment
Hey, I know that daughter. She's a smart kid. She'll do fine.
Royce Miller - February 04, 2005 - Report this comment
you did a good job with this

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