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Song Parodies -> "Little Dead Chevette"

Original Song Title:

"Little Red Corvette"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Prince

Parody Song Title:

"Little Dead Chevette"

Parody Written by:

Michael McVey

The Lyrics

I guess I shoulda known by the pool
Of oil under the car
That it wouldn't last
See, he's the kinda dealer that
Believes in makin' a buck
Takes their cash and leaves 'em dry
I guess I must be dumb
'Cause Carfax had 10 pages full of reports
On his used cars and some of the new
But it was Friday night,
I guess that makes it all right
And I thought, what have I got to lose?
Now I'm stranded!

Little dead Chevette
Tried to drive it too fast
Little dead Chevette
I need a car that's gonna last

Guess I shouldn't have closed my ears
When I took a test drive 'round the block
The noises didn't sound right
Engine sounded a little ill
When I saw all the pictures
Of the cars that were on his lot
Believe it or not
I started to worry
I wondered if the car would run
But it was Friday night,
I guess that makes it all right
And it smelled it was leaking gas
Oh yeah

Little dead Chevette
Tried to drive it too fast, yes I did
Little dead Chevette
I need to find a car that's gonna last, oh-oh

A dealer like him (A dealer like him)
Oughta be in jail (Oughta be in jail)
Because this state has lemon laws (Because this state has lemon laws)
Move over mister, gimme the keys (Move over mister, gimme the keys)
I'm gonna try to tame (I'm gonna try to tame)
this cranky old noise machine (this cranky old noise machine)

Little dead Chevette
Tried to drive it much too fast
Little dead Chevette
I need to find a car that's gonna last
Little dead Chevette
I really have to slow down (Have to slow down)
Little dead Chevette
'Cause if I don't I'm gonna have
a little dead Chevette on the ground (Little dead Chevette)

a dead Chevette on the ground (Yeah, I should've slowed down)
GM means "Get Mechanic" (Little dead Chevette)
I was movin' much too fast (too fast)
I need to find a car that's gonna last

Boy, he lies like no dealer I ever seen
And the ride... I say the ride is so rough
The shocks must be older than me
I drove it much too fast
Little dead Chevette
I need a car, I need a car that's,
that's gonna last, oh...(Little dead Chevette)

I got to slow down (I got to slow down)
Little dead Chevette
'Cause if I don't, 'cause if I don't,
I'm gonna have a dead car the ground (Dead car on the ground)
Dead car on the ground (Just as bad as a Ford)
Dead car on the ground (Stands for "found on road dead")

Little dead Chevette, oh boy....
2004 Michael W. McVey

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Guy - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
FORD also stands for Fix Or Repair Daily. I liked this MM.
Adagio - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Since Guy and I did a duet on used cars and new cars, this topic is very interesting to me. You did a good job on it! 5's
alvin rhodes - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
as owner of several lemons, this one cracked me up...5s
Michael Pacholek - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Who here is old enough to remember when the Chevette was actually that most glorious of game show prizes... "It's a new car!" "Whoooo!"
Jonathan C. - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Remember that jingle "Chevy Chevette, it'll make you happy!" Well, it didn't make anybody happy. But at least it's not a Yugo.
Diva - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
The Chevette--- only to be preceeded in 70's history, by the Ford Pinto. Great Job!
Leah Lockhart - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
This sounds a bit too familiar.
Michael Pacholek - March 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Considering Diva is an Amirighter, she should have remembered a goofier car than the Chevette -- the PACER! Maybe a Gremlin got into her computer.

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