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Song Parodies -> "Aluminum Cans"

Original Song Title:

"Don't Do Me Like That"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty

Parody Song Title:

"Aluminum Cans"

Parody Written by:

Claude Prez

The Lyrics

I was talkin to a friend of mine
said I didn't have a single dime
He said it was not his prob
& maybe I should get a job

Then I said you better check your eyes
I ain't doin' this for exercise
We were on the side of the road
Pickin' up what other people throwed

Aluminum cans
Aluminum cans
You know I love to save them
Aluminum cans

Aluminum cans
Aluminum cans
You know I need to save them
Aluminum cans

Need some money can't you see
A manicure is not for free
I gotta lotta things to buy
Plus I gotta pay the cable guy

Think I need another knickknack shelf
And my chef ain't gonna pay himself
Somebody's gotta subsidize
Comes as some surprise

Aluminum cans
Aluminum cans
It's lucrative to save them
Aluminum cans

Aluminum cans
Aluminum cans
Save them save them save them
Aluminum cans

Now I can just hear you now;
you must be thinkin
No way the pay's that strong
I got this feelin inside
you know I'm fakin'
That I just be makin a song

Need some money can't you see
A manicure is not for free
I gotta lotta things to buy
Plus I gotta pay the cable guy

Think I need another knickknack shelf
And my chef ain't gonna pay himself
Somebody's gotta subsidize
Comes as some surprise

Aluminum cans
Aluminum cans
It's lucrative to save them
Aluminum cans

Aluminum cans
Aluminum cans
Save them save them save them
Aluminum cans

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Meriadoc - April 18, 2003 - Report this comment
That's two perfect parodies today! Claude you are a genius!
lebeiw15 - April 19, 2003 - Report this comment
This is great. 5-5-5!
Spaff.com - January 19, 2004 - Report this comment
I'm gonna hafta search the Claude archives A-Z to find a parody I DON'T love. This isn't it.
Paul Robinson - January 19, 2004 - Report this comment
Claude - Excellent parody and I bear good news! Here is Californy they are now paying 4 cents per small can/bottle since January 1st, up from 2 1/2 cents. Don't know what State (literally) you are in but pack up those empties on top of the truck, put some under Granny's ass and head west for maximum return. Me, I'll be paying you off with 3 nickels here just for laughs.

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