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Song Parodies -> "The Taping"

Original Song Title:

"The Waiting"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty

Parody Song Title:

"The Taping"

Parody Written by:

Linus Pierce

The Lyrics

I'm a drywall finisher and sometimes people ask me what's the hardest part of my job. So here's the answer.
Hey guys don't you feel like taping this house
Don't you feel like working with me?
Cause I'm taping by myself and knifing it out
And I've gotta wash my hands when I pick up my pan
And I'm wearing more mud than I've got on the walls
Where is everybody? Gotta make a phone call

Cause the ta-yay yay-yay yay-yay yay-yay
The taping is the hardest part
The other coats are not this hard
My lightbulb burned out
I'm taping in the dark
The tay-yay-ping is the hardest part

High ceiling no one's here to roll the scaffold around
So I've gotta keep getting up and down
And I've got all my stuff up here with me
And that makes it harder to walk around
And I ran out of tape, gotta get another roll
But I don't know where it is and I need it right now

Cause the ta-yay yay-yay yay-yay yay-yay
The taping is the hardest part
The other coats are not this hard
I found a roll of tape
Over by the cart
The tay-yay-ping is the hardest part

Don't let the taping kill you, don't let it get to you
The other coats are better, I know this much is true
I'll do it by myself, I'll be your taping fool
Try not to work too hard
Don't let it get to you

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Peregrin - August 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Hi Linus. It's good to do parodies from actual experiences. It was a bit dry (pun intended), but you did what you could with the subject matter. Good OS as well!

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