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Song Parodies -> "Screwdriver"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Peter Gabriel

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

Rick Duncan

The Lyrics

I find the lyrics of this original song very annoying. Peter rhymes "be" with "bee" and "be". I hope this is an improvement with a lesser tool.
You could have a door hinge
With a slightly loosened thread
You could need a metal/wood turning
Or a flat or Phillips head

All you do is use me
I’ll turn anything you see

You could use a vice gripper
Going round and round, all around the ends
You could use a pair o’ pliers, plying
As you know most metal bends

I want to be your screwdriver
So you don’t look so lame
Oh let me be your screwdriver
I will save your tools and money

Show me all your outlets
Cause I will be your pointy pal
Openin’ up your outlets
Just leave all of those buggers to me

I want to be your screwdriver
When you put up that frame
You better use a screwdriver
Cause I am the best
I’ll find the slot-a screwdriver
Make the job so easy, honey
I’m your screwdriver
Let there be no grout around it


You tried to grab it
Shed some skin
Grip me more gently
Don’t go cramming in (don’t go cramming in)
Oh, just go slow for me (Slow for me)
I’ll heel and toe for you
Go gently, and it will go in true

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, I love to screw
Just for you

Now it’s coming through
Gonna use arm power
Wield, wield, that arm power, hey
I’ve been mountin’ on plywood
When you use arm power, buildin’ true
Come on come on, help me screw

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, screw

I’ve been mounting on plywood
I’ve been mounting on plywood
It’s what I’m screwin, screwin’
And now it’s tight

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Voting Results

Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 7

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2Eagle - April 25, 2007 - Report this comment
That sounds like fun.
alvin - April 25, 2007 - Report this comment
nice bit of innuendo...i like the way you tooled around with the OS...always liked the video better than the song
Bradford Boogie - April 25, 2007 - Report this comment
Funny, I thought this would be about the mixed drink. "I wanna drink/ a screwdriver". Hmmm... Good job of matching the pace and rhyme scheme of the original.
TJC - April 25, 2007 - Report this comment
I'm with alvin (and 'Phillips') on this one!
Kristof Robertson - April 25, 2007 - Report this comment
Fun stuff, Rick. I wanted to do "Makita 8444DWFE3-CL 18V MXT Combi Drill, Circular Saw & Torch Kit " to this OS, but it didn't quite scan. ;-) 55
Meriadoc - April 26, 2007 - Report this comment
So does this parody make a good pick-up line in bars...? ;-)

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