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Song Parodies -> "Working on the Highway (My Friend is a Trucker)"

Original Song Title:

"Working on the Highway"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bruce Springsteen

Parody Song Title:

"Working on the Highway (My Friend is a Trucker)"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

One of my long time girl friends has left the cubicle slave world for good. Instead she picked a real job. She drives an eighteen wheeler. My friend is a woman who really has taken her life on her own hands; during these thirty-some years she has not only been an IT geek, but also a journalist, private pilot and security inspector. Three honks for her!
Last Friday night I heard about an old friend of mine
Talking 'bout the course of each other's life
She's left behind the geek scene and seeked a work for real
She made the trucker's licence and climbed behind the wheel

Then I fell on my butt and I gasped out for some air
She sure took her life on her own hands to steer
She drives across this country, gets her pennies off the road
Twenty meters length and twenty tons her load

She's working on the highway, driving 18-wheeler
She's working on the highway, pulling heavy trailer
She's working on the highway, delivering the cargo
She's working on the highway, she's an asphalt cowboy!

I now imagine her in the cabin of the truck
Hear the hum of diesel, smoke coming off the stack
She's switching up the gear and hitting on her way
She's driving to her destination far away

She's working on the highway, driving 18-wheeler
She's working on the highway, pulling heavy trailer
She's working on the highway, delivering the cargo
She's working on the highway, she's an asphalt cowboy!


Trucker's work is quite hard but she is used to it
She did her fair share of the IT business s**t
Her husband is now doing all the white-collar stuff
She just did decide that she's had it quite enough

Now people claim I'm dyke 'cause I drive a Dodge Ram van
Girl behind the wheel can be hard to understand
She really broke the barrier of the judgemental crowd
So let's now hear that horn played aloud!
My grandpa was a trucker and my grand uncle too
Perhaps it is the work that I should also do!

She's working on the highway, driving 18-wheeler
She's working on the highway, pulling heavy trailer
She's working on the highway, delivering the cargo
She's working on the highway, she's an asphalt cowboy!

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Royce Miller - March 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Bravo.
Larry Hensley - March 23, 2006 - Report this comment
Oddly enough, DKTOS, but good one.

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