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Song Parodies -> "Cheaply Fueled"

Original Song Title:

"My Old School"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Steely Dan

Parody Song Title:

"Cheaply Fueled"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

Maybe it's time to use food as a weapon?

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I remember the thirty-five cent good buys,
Was the price a-gal-o' gasoline,
Before ethanol.
But each OPEC member,
Caught us all quite surprised,
To be held by the third herd world,
In some crude black-mail.
Oil's smoking and my wallet tears,
I'm just sick about the whole affair.
I say, oh no,
Five bucks a gallon won't do.

Well, I did not think that "earl"
Could get that crude.
And we ain't never going back,
To cheaply fueled.

(Short Instrumental Break)

Oil handlers, gonna tear down my door,
Soon there gonna be big gloom
Due to fuel black-mail.
Take a gander,
Dollars for a gallon, four?
'pendin' on this gasoline,
It's a free for all.
Well-a, I fear that this'll make us not go,
Unless we take down old Texaco.
I say, on no,
Ethanol products won't go.

Well I did not think my world,
Would turn on crude.
Though we will not take it back,
Our promised food.

(Long Instrumental Break)

Can't afford ya; rumbles I think we'll see,
Why it is my car won't go
On that ethanol?
Got the corn, yeah,
But CITGO and SPC, [1]
So, I can't seem to get cheap fuel
From this crude black-mail
Well then, let's shoot a missile and stop the show,
We're gonna take out OPEC and Texaco.
I said, let's go,
Venezuela we'll brew.

Well, I just can't think the world,
Without cheap crude.
And we're never going back,
We are so screwed.

(Instrumental Conclude)

[1] SPC - Singapore Petroleum Co. Ltd.

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MasonR - May 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Perfect pacing and, unfortunately, a very timely and relevant topic. "Well, I did not think that "earl" Could get that crude" was my favorite line. $5.55 a gallon.
alvin - May 13, 2008 - Report this comment
a fun sing-a-long...funny and scary at the same time
LadyCrudeCakes - May 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Sir, Guy, ~Lord of Parody Politique~ loved the term: "Herd World". . . . The only chance of ever becoming cheap-fueled, will be to get mueled!! (better buy a shovel, too)
MrMacphisto - May 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Excellent! Best of the day on one of my fave songs of the 70s.

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