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Song Parodies -> "When The Chevy Breaks"

Original Song Title:

"When The Levee Breaks"

Original Performer:

Led Zeppelin

Parody Song Title:

"When The Chevy Breaks"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

hear that motor strainin'
this chevy's goin' to break
see that crankcase drainin'
this chevy's goin' to break
if this chevy breaks
then i'll be here all day

beat up chevy
looks like my gasket's blown
this screwed up chevy
seems like its problem-prone
good lord, it shakes
radiator dry as a bone

oh hell...oh hell...oh hell

don't you think it runs bad
oh, will it make it back home ?
it ain't got the guts to go
i was headin' down south
there's nothin' i can do
maybe i should get this car towed

tow truck won't help you
sayin' your check is no good
the driver has left you
looks like you're stuck here for good
once this chevy breaks
dammit, it just won't move

late last night
i sat in that chevy and moaned
whole damn night
i slept in that chevy and groaned
thinkin' that i, maybe...
should have walked back home

gotta...
gotta get this car home
gotta get this car home
sorry, but i can't drive it
broken down
broken down, now
broken down

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AFW - December 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Did you get this car at JD Byrider?...Good one, Alvin...hittin on 5's
John Barry - December 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Chevy levity. 5s.
Royce Miller - December 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Alvin, I have this song on an album, one of my favorite Led Zeppelin songs. Your parody is great.
alvin rhodes - December 16, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks AFW, john and royce...may your days be auto-trouble-free
Aurelius - December 16, 2004 - Report this comment
good one, alvin! i'm a dodge man myself...555
Serafina - December 16, 2004 - Report this comment
I don't think I know the original at all...but I read it anyway and got a good laugh out of it! I'm glad I don't drive a Chevy.
Stuart McArthur - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
this aint chevy - this my brother - 555 bro!
alvin rhodes - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks aurelius, serafina and stuart.....
Michael Pacholek - December 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Not bad, but check out "A Car Full of Holes" by His Name Is Kenny. While you're at it, check out my own "A Matter of Rust."
Andria - December 15, 2008 - Report this comment
Lincoln Versailles, which I completely destroyed while racing an Alfa-Romeo GT-V6 in a partially-finished industrial park after midnight. The Lincoln was not salvageable thanks to the fact that it burned to the ground, and I ended up sleeping in the Alfa after its owner wandered off to get the fire department and got lost. I was grounded for a month and ended up buying my mom a used Chevette that she hated. 5s.
Andria - December 15, 2008 - Report this comment
That should be "This song reminds me of my mother's Lincoln Versailles, which I completely destroyed while racing an Alfa-Romeo GT-V6 in a partially-finished industrial park after midnight. The Lincoln was not salvageable thanks to the fact that it burned to the ground, and I ended up sleeping in the Alfa after its owner wandered off to get the fire department and got lost. I was grounded for a month and ended up buying my mom a used Chevette that she hated. 5s."
alvin - December 15, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks michael....thanks andria...yipes...i crahed my dad's ford when i had been driving less than 6 months but it wasn't anything as spectacular as that...

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