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Song Parodies -> "Thank God I'm A Country Shrub"

Original Song Title:

"Thank God I'm A Country Boy"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

John Denver

Parody Song Title:

"Thank God I'm A Country Shrub"

Parody Written by:

Kim West

The Lyrics

Well life in D.C. is kinda laid back
Ain't much a country shrub like me can't hack
I won the election, and now I'm back
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

Well it's simple being Pres and I never did no harm
A treatin' people like sheep just like on a farm
I lie all the time and spread my country charm
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

Well I burned down Iraq, while I played my old fiddle
Soon I'll flatten Iran just like my cakes on the griddle
U.N. ain't nothin' but a funny, funny riddle
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

When Social Security is gone and my popularity is low
I will pull out Osammy and make him take a bow
Lie to the press so they will never really know
Thank God I'm a country shrub

I'd play on my ranch all day if I could
But Lord and my aids say that wouldn't look very good
So I play when I can, bomb when I should
Thank God I'm a country shrub

Well I burned down Iraq, while I played my old fiddle
Soon I'll flatten Iran just like my cakes on the griddle
U.N. ain't nothin' but a funny, funny riddle
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

Well I wouldn't trade being Pres' for horses or mules
Cause Enron's made me a money hungry fool
Poor are unemployed while I'm swimmin' in my pool
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

Yeah, war keeps people thinkin' about the economy
When people complain I just say its blasphemy
Son, mess with me an' you'll get a lobotomy
I thank God I'm a country shrub

Well I burned down Iraq, while I played my old fiddle
Soon I'll flatten Iran just like my cakes on the griddle
U.N. ain't nothin' but a funny, funny riddle
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

Well, the Pres' was my daddy, but only for one term
Then he came to me, and smiled at me when it was my turn
Said, "Be good to bother Geb, and you'll have no concerns
And thank God you're a country shrub."

Well, my daddy taught how to play the game, and how to belittle
Taught me how to spin, and pretend I'm politically in the middle
Lent me Cheney as my Vice, an' that's cause I know so little
Thank God I'm a country shrub.

Well I burned down Iraq, while I played my old fiddle
Soon I'll flatten Iran just like my cakes on the griddle
U.N. ain't nothin' but a funny, funny riddle
Oh, thank God I'm a country shrub, yeah.

Kim West

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Michael Pacholek - January 31, 2005 - Report this comment
Bush would say, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy," but he will never say, "I'm Sorry," and I wish would could all have made him say, "Take Me Home, Country Roads."
Kim West - January 31, 2005 - Report this comment
Certainly can't argue with that.

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