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Song Parodies -> "A Bucket Of Rust"

Original Song Title:

"A Matter Of Trust"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"A Bucket Of Rust"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

Some stuff is busted, car falls apart
My clutch engaged, I turn ignition, but damn thing won’t start
I’m afraid this car’s met its end
Gotta chill, or just get angry, I’ll tend

My sniffs finds the wires to be burned
That hose pipe to rad-i-a-tor; well, it’s causing concern
In fact, it handles like bus
Now it’s stalled – it’s just a bucket of rust

Yet, though, I took it out for a whirl
I was delusional; thought I’d use to mate with some girl...
But it‘s never had a rustproof
Rainstorm tells me there’s a hole in the roof

“Oh Lord, let it start”: this I pray
I re-discover whether it will behave, every day
It aches, my heart, with disgust
It's a bucket of rust

To travel much distance
Needs roadside assistance
I don’t do burnouts
So I’ve not just thrashed it about

No times it’s not blowing a fuse
You can’t brake it, you can’t swerve it, it’s missing some screws
The cruise-control has gone ping!
And they’ll smog away all semblance of zing

The clutch is just a figment of mind
It's paint’s unbearable: it's taupe with a splatter of lime
Was dumb, I, for carb to adjust
‘Cause well in truth it’s just a bucket of rust

Be sure to repair stuff
This ride ain’t no cream puff
Careening along
As it rolls oxidation goes on

Dumb schmuck I must have been when it sold
The bolts all rattle; it a halt-and-go chaise of unroll
And now I fear tie-rod’s untied
There’s a sparking from the engine - oh my!

This heap is just a lie of transport
The cold hard truth: I need a man with a use for spare parts
Just pull hand- throttle: no thrust
'Cause it's effing well a bucket of rust

It's a bucket of rust
It's always been a bucket of rust
It's a bucket of rust

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Michael Pacholek - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
I wish I'd thought of this one. Wait a minute, I did, nine years ago! http://www.amiright.com/parody/80s/billyjoel78.shtml
Peregrin - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Oh Ye gods! We are sorry Michael. Using our checking process picks this up. I will have to have a severe word with a certain someone! Now, to go and check yours out...
Dave W. - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
But there aint nuthin'' wrong... with the ra-di-o......It's a keeper
Meriadoc - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Sorry Michael - we must have been writing this one when you were Stealing Things from Sears. ;)
AFW - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Rust be my destiny, sayeth the automobile
Leough - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
I love songs about old cars. I once had one that was all rusted out; and one of my co-workers who had a fancy new car would get pissed off at me if I parked next to him, because he thought the rust was contagious.
Lifeliver - November 14, 2012 - Report this comment
This rocker-switch gave me an overdue tune-up. My engine's firing on all cylinders but sadly my parts are falling off too. Rustled up some fives for a well-oiled parody.
Meriadoc - November 15, 2012 - Report this comment
Dave, AFW, Leo and LL - thanks for the v/c's.

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