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Song Parodies -> "Goin' for the Gin"

Original Song Title:

"Blowin' in the Wind"

Original Performer:

Bob Dylan

Parody Song Title:

"Goin' for the Gin"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

How many rows of juniper chop down
Before a man crawls on hands?
Er, eh. . .how many seas of grain must be flailed
Before it's distilled in a tank?
Er, eh. . .how many times must a man in thrall bibe
Before he forgets and sets banns?
These plants there, my friend, are growin' for the gin,
These plants there, my friend, are growin' for the gin.

How many times must a man drink up
Before he can get real high?
Er, eh. . .how many beers must one man have
Before in those beers he can cry?
Er, eh. . .how many breathalyzers will he blow
Before he gets a DUI?
He's slammed in the pen for going for the gin,
He's slammed there for going for the gin.

How drunk is he? In the fountain he pissed;
It washes down yellow and rank.
Er, eh. . . how many fellow cellmates has he kissed?
It gets lonely in the drunk tank.
Er, eh. . .how many chances has this man to wed
Before fiancée's slate goes blank?
"The banns, sir are dead, so go and pour your gin!
You cad, sir. . .throw me over for gin?!"

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Pacing: 4.2
How Funny: 4.2
Overall Rating: 4.2

Total Votes: 13

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 3   1
 4   0
 5   10

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Johnny D - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
Jennifer! Juniper! (there's your next Donovan parody, JB)
Red Ant - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
Congrats on 900, good parody. How about "Drunk From The Gin" to "Dust in The Wind"? (or maybe Dee Range?)
Paul Robinson - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
Congrats, JB! I'd toast ya', but I don't drink anymore...but I will salute with these 5's ~ ~ ~ 900, eh? WOW!
Tim Mayfield - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
The answer my friend is on back of the gin, it's written there the limit is ten. er fifteen. ;-)
Michael Pacholek - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
Nine hundred is a lot, and I have a way to go. Speaking of "Way to go," that applies here too. Do you remember there was a horse named Go for Gin? Won the 1994 Kentucky Derby.
Rick C - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
Congrats on 900, JAB! Will the sequel be barfin' in the wind? 555
stuart mcarthur - October 18, 2005 - Report this comment
I used to think Bob went for the gin before he recorded this one, but he's sounded the same ever since - 555

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