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Song Parodies -> "Lawyers, Gum, and Mommy"

Original Song Title:

"Lawyers, Guns, and Money"

Original Performer:

Warren Zevon

Parody Song Title:

"Lawyers, Gum, and Mommy"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

This one dates back to the Afghan war. . ."Jihad Johnny," John Walker Lindh, a Marin moron caught fighting with the Taliban.
Lawyers, Gum, and Mommy

I went out feeling weightless.
That's what fasting will do.
How was I to know
They'd make me start rushin' you?

I was rambling in Khandahar;
I took a little risk.
Send lawyers, gum, and mommy,
Dad, get me out of this.

I'm an innocent bystander,
But somehow I got stuck
Between Iraq and a hard-to-pronounce place.
Oh, I was a dumb shmuck.
Yes, I was a dumb shmuck.

Now I'm pleading my ignorance.
I'm a messed-up young man.
Send lawyers, gum, and mommy,
I think shit my pants.

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Pacing: 4.0
How Funny: 3.3
Overall Rating: 3.3

Total Votes: 3

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Johnny D - July 24, 2004 - Report this comment
Hey Mister Taliban, tally me Afghana, John-ee Walker Lindh-ee shoulda stayed home.
John Barry - July 24, 2004 - Report this comment
JD, you've got one going.

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