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Song Parodies -> "Thumbin's Out, It Seems"

Original Song Title:

"Running Down A Dream"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty

Parody Song Title:

"Thumbin's Out, It Seems"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

it was a horrible day
the sun beat down
i had my backpack strapped on
i was fryin'
cars flew by
lord, my feet were stingin'
couldn't walk away
i stopped tryin'

well, thumbin's out, you see
they never would stop for me
reason why's no mystery
i kinda look like a creep
thumbin's out, you see

i felt so bad
a pick-up seemed impossible
i lost self control
and cursed those guys
its been three days
the cars are unstoppable
i was gettin' boiled
from sunshine

well, thumbin's out, you see
they never would stop for me
reason why's no mystery
i kinda look like a creep
thumbin's out, you see

sun raged on
then my world went dark
my body tumbled down
cause i was dyin'
an ambulance
came on down the road
they passed me up
where i'd been lyin'

well, thumbin's out, you see
they never would stop for me
reason why's no mystery
i kinda look like a creep
thumbin's out, you see

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Johnny D - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
On the Rhodes again!
John Barry - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Thumbs up.
Ann Hammond - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
he he
alvin - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks johnny, john and ann....my worst hitch hiking experience was the 9 hours i spent trying to get the hell out of sacramento
Invisible Boy - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Well, cut your hair alvin !
This was funny. I remember when hitch-hiking was pretty common. Not today.
alvin - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks IB.....hell, the hair what was got me rides most of the time...most of the drivers thought i was a girl
alvin - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks IB....most times the long hair got me a ride cause people thought i was female...in fact, sometimes even now in restaurants the host will see me and my wife and say "right this way, ladies"...geesh
littleCupCakes - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
sir Alvin, You maybe the Mighty Duke o'Roads, Sir, but you're not Clark Gable, or it might have Happened One Night ! !
alvin - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks littleCupCakes..i haven't the gams to stick out and stop traffic
Peter Andersson - September 07, 2008 - Report this comment
I stopped for this one!
PMS - September 07, 2008 - Report this comment
Ya pulled this off without a hitch
alvin - September 08, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks peter and PMS
Clint Westwood - September 09, 2008 - Report this comment
Hey I liked it very much but I do believe this OS was made in the 80s. Still it gets a 555 vote from me.
alvin - September 09, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks clint...you're probably right about the decade....its all a blur to me after the 60s
GANGSTA JOE - September 11, 2008 - Report this comment
YO, Clinton W is right, homey...The O to da S was out in nineteen Eighty-Nine, homey! But I'mma give you 555's because you wrote such a pimpin' parody. peace out!
alvin - September 11, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks joe

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