Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "When the Chevy Brakes"

Original Song Title:

"When the Levee Breaks"

Original Performer:

Led Zeppelin

Parody Song Title:

"When the Chevy Brakes"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

"Christine was a Plymouth Fury. The Drastic Dodge was a possessed 6-wheel-drive truck. But for pure horror, unadulterated fright, and just plain evil, Nothing comes close to this particular old gray Chevy..."
When the Chevy brakes (it's found me again...)

Faint motor's grumbling, I expect that Chevy to show,
Faint motor rumbling, I know that Chevy will show,
And if the Chevy brakes, I know we will have to go.
It's from hell, from hell, from hell...

Mean old Chevy, taught me to moan and groan,
Mean old Chevy, taught me to shriek and moan,
Got what it takes to burn a modern man out of his home.

Don't you feel real sad,
When you trying to stay alive,
Ain't no place left to go.
If it's gotten real dark,
And you're running for the park,
You'll see that gray El Camino.

Cryin's no help, prayer don't do any good,
Cryin's no help, prayer don't do any good,
When the Chevy shows, Mama, we're doomed for sure.

All last night, I ran from the Chevy and moaned,
All last night, ran from the Chevy and moaned,
There's no time to think, and no place to hide my bones.
Dodging that El Camino,
That El Camino,
I'm doomed, it's got me,
I'm doomed,
I'm doomed now,
I'm doomed...

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 

In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.

Voting Results

Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 2

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 2   0
 3   0
 4   0
 5   2

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

MrMacphisto - February 25, 2008 - Report this comment
Quite good... 5-5-5
littleCaminoCakes - February 25, 2008 - Report this comment
fortunately I can cruise the ~ El Camino Real ~ without the "El Camino". I love old car songs! And I have owned some real "character cars"in the past . . .

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 1220