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Song Parodies -> "Life Is Good (With God So Near)"

Original Song Title:

"Life's Been Good"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Joe Walsh

Parody Song Title:

"Life Is Good (With God So Near)"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

I have a cabin without a phone
My living quarters is where I call home
To live as Amish - is off the hook
My number’s listed - in the good book


They call me country but it don’t mean a thing
I’m just calling on God to fulfill all my dreams
Life is good with God so near


My horse and buggy won’t win any drags
I find fast drivers - tend to be nags
One had road apples – fly on his Porsche
He heaved and hollered – ‘til he went hoarse

I heard of road rage - but never like this
He pulled me over – man was he pissed
So I left him the number and address to my shack
He said he’d call me - haven’t heard back


Fortunately, there’s my friends and my folks
(Everybody say “God’s Good”......”God’s Good”)
I thank the Lord who has lightened my yoke
Life is good with God so near


My education was stopped in eighth grade
My mom and dad said that I had it made
It’s quite a challenge to manage their farm
The fruits of my labor have done them no harm


You can’t call me on the outskirts of roam
(Everybody say “No Bars!”..... “No Bars!”)
I keep my distance from those secular phones
Life is good with God so near


Yeah, yeah, yeah

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John Barry - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Thou dost Amish parodize most well.
alvin - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
a nice 180 from the OS...good one
AFW - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Unique, and well done...We have many Amish in Ohio
PMS - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Nice homage to the Amish
MrMacphisto - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Very clever, I like it... :)

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