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 -> "Don't Bale The Hay"

Original Song Title:

"Come Sail Away"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Don't Bale The Hay"

Parody Written by:

Claude Prez

The Lyrics

I'm baling the hay
Got to do my chores very urgently
I'm working for free
Agriculture's not what it used to be

Out here I'm a farmer
I drive a Ford
By this time tomorrow
I'll still be poor

Why'd I
Oh why'd I buy
A dairy farm?

I look to the east
That tractor is my fave; it's so glimmery
I'm selling my car
I think of all my friends...and how broke we are

They'll need farmers forever
so the story goes
But somehow we missed out
Because farming blows

But we'll try
best that we can
to dairy farm

A gathering of strangers
appeared in my front yard
They said that they were bureaucrats
and that I worked too hard
They said
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay for free, man
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay for free

I thought that they were lawyers
but to my surprise
They handed me a large check
And I was subsidized
They said
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay for free, man
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay
Don't bale the hay for freeee

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: 4.1
How Funny: 4.1
Overall Rating: 4.1

Total Votes: 15

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   2
 2   0
 3   1
 4   3
 5   9

User Comments

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

The Great Karlando - October 11, 2003 - Report this comment
I like this one a lot. And how anyone docked the pacing on this is beyond me. I guess some people vote without knowing the original song. I grew up on a farm, so i relate to this pretty well too. Good job dude.
Michael Pacholek - October 11, 2003 - Report this comment
What's next? "Stock and Hole, Part II (The Hay Song)"? Shouldn't be too hard to come up with lyrics for that one.
Rex - March 03, 2007 - Report this comment
To steal from Doonesbury: My country tis of thee, sweet land of subsidy. Enjoyed this.

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 # 1611