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Song Parodies -> "Hate To Retire"

Original Song Title:

"Paper In Fire"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

John Mellencamp

Parody Song Title:

"Hate To Retire"

Parody Written by:

Claude Prez

The Lyrics

I had some hits
And boy there were some good ones
But now those hits decrease
As my age gets higher
But I'm not comatose
For your information
Though I seem washed up
I'd hate to retire

Hate to retire
Though I'm stinkin up the airwaves
Hate to retire
I'm a joke now anyways
Who's to say that this has-been
should go away
Just because I'm older
I'd hate to retire

I wanna strum
With no arthritis
I'm livin very clean
Just like a boy in a choir
And the days of Farm Aid
went on forever
I think now I'll tour Europe
I'd hate to retire

Hate to retire
Though I'm stinkin up the airwaves
Hate to retire
I'm a joke now anyways
Who's to say that this has-been
should go away
Just because I'm older
I'd hate to retire

I have a good life
In this little pink rest home
But I can't find my teeth
I think they're in the dryer
I get my monthly check
And my Medicaid
And though my Dee-pends turn to brown
I'd hate to retire

Hate to retire
Though I'm stinkin up the airwaves
Hate to retire
I'm a joke now anyways
Who's to say that this has-been
should go away
Just because I'm older
I'd hate to retire

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Total Votes: 11

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Jonathan C. - April 24, 2003 - Report this comment
Sadly, I have to agree with your assessment, Claude. But at least Mellencamp hasn't slip to the level of Whitney and Bobby yet.

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