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Song Parodies -> "No Driving Your Car With Hooch, Ma'm"

Original Song Title:

"No Surrender"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bruce Springsteen

Parody Song Title:

"No Driving Your Car With Hooch, Ma'm"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

I pumped gas on car, think it was some ninety L or so,
I never cared of fuel when the gas'lin' price was low
That night I paid one-thirty per litre, near
price is now one-fifty, what I hear
I thought I could just as well drive on moonshine now
As price of fuel's so dear -

The man in tax office said "Nix, that won't simply do,
No driving your car with hooch, ma'm -
We need you to pay the tax from gasoline you burn
no driving your car with hooch, ma'm!"

Now my face grew sad and old
As answer was so cold
I thought if they were stupid or mean
'cause ethanol is pure and clean -
As we could grow domestic plants
and distill of them E-85
we no more would be dependent on fuel
imported from the lands of strife

Yet the man in the gov'ment said "Nope, that won't simply do,
No driving your car with hooch, ma'm -
We need you to pay the tax from gasoline you burn
no driving your car with hooch, ma'm!"

Now are those suckers stupid or mean -
the answer is not clearly seen
in Sweden it's white lightning they sell
- now that should really ring the bell
I want to drive on bio-fuel which is domestic and clean
which creates new jobs on countryside
and'll boost our economy

Yet Prime Minister said "Nyet, that won't simply do,
No driving your car with hooch, ma'm -
We need you to pay the tax from gasoline you burn
no driving your car with hooch, ma'm!"
I have hard time on deciding whether our government is stupid or mean. While the gasoline price is currently EUR 1:50 per litre, the government refuses to allow bio-fuels, such as ethanol, as car fuel, considering it as tax fraud. Why - ethanol is both domestic (no need for imported oil products) and clean (96% white lightning equals 106 octane gasoline)? Again the Swedes are smarter than we; they insist to replace oil-based gasoline completely with E-85 (85% ethanol, 15% liquid hydrocarbons) in the near future - they will both create new jobs in agriculture, logistics and chemical engineering - and will become less dependent on imported fuel and world markets. Shame on you, our government!

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Kristof Robertson - September 07, 2005 - Report this comment
Good message, Susanna. Here in the UK we're experiencing the same problem. 555

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