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Song Parodies -> "Billy Go Get Your Giro"

Original Song Title:

"Billy Don't Be A Hero"

Original Performer:

Paper Lace

Parody Song Title:

"Billy Go Get Your Giro"

Parody Written by:

Stella Baker

The Lyrics

for US readers Job Seekers Allowance is welfare for unemployment, a Giro is the payment check, a Job Centre is the labor exchange
He was due to get his Job Seekers Allowance
And Wednesday was his day to sign
At his girlfriend's flat getting ready was Billy
He had to be at the Job Centre for half past nine
And from the bed behind his shoulder
His alcoholic fiancee
She was hungover and somewhat shaking
As she rolled a cigarette she turned to say
Billy, go get your Giro, and then go buy us some beer
Billy, go get your Giro, make it extra strong beer
And as Billy was about to go, she said fetch some more tobacco
Billy, go get your Giro, and come back to me

Billy walked a mile to the Job Centre
Always punctual, this time the same
Signing on he was offered a counter payment
It took them a month to sort out his claim
We issue counter payments at twelve o'clock
For the post office across the road
And Billy agreed to wait for his Giro
Remembering what his girl had said, she said
Billy, go get your Giro, and then go buy us some beer
Billy, go get your Giro, make it extra strong beer
And as Billy was about to go, she said fetch some more tobacco
Billy, go get your Giro, and come back to me

At the post office Billy sent his fiancee a letter
Explaining what happened when he got paid
In the letter he explained he found a new girlfriend
At the Job Centre she was called Jade
His former girlfriend threw the letter away

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