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Song Parodies -> "Ben and Jim (You Were Never there for Me)"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Sugar Ray

Parody Song Title:

"Ben and Jim (You Were Never there for Me)"

Parody Written by:

Andrew D. Lacroix

The Lyrics

This song is basically two old parents of sons arguing about what happened at times in the kids lives. Song number eight.
Before my life will pass me by
You came around and said "Why
You were never there for me?"
One time
I got away with a dumb old lie
It turned out bad for you and I
Never fade away

That time down at Jersey there
I got drunk and didn't care
Ben was eight and Jim was ten
I wouldn't see much of them again...

Thought that
Better things come for you and me
Blind as hell, I couldn't see
"You were never there for me"
That time
I said that the sun don't shine
In the eyes of a porcupine
Won't go away
Won't go away

Three years ago you came back to me
Ben was ten and Jim thirteen
Why the hell couldn't I see
I was just so damn mean...

I will die and go to hell
You'll be there and you'll yell
"You were never there for me!"
Last check
Ben graduated, Jim had a wife
At least they'll have a life
Unlike you and I
You and I
You and I
You and I
You and I
You and I (some time)
You and I (song fades)
Written 7/3/07 by Andrew D. Lacroix.

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Below Average Dave - July 04, 2007 - Report this comment
Well, Andrew, It's a good idea and generally well executed, you did take some liberties on pacing though. . .sorry--one of my favorite bands back in the 90s so I'm very familiar with them. . .but all in all good job, keep it up
Barry Wilson JR. - September 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Sorry I didn't comment earlier than this, very well done on this song, again Sugar Ray was like everybody's favorite... good one!

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