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Song Parodies -> "Not Forty-Three"

Original Song Title:

"Act Naturally"

Original Performer:

Buck Owens

Parody Song Title:

"Not Forty-Three"

Parody Written by:

Stormin Norman The Nag

The Lyrics

Wanted: warm bodies needed for scenic duty somewhere in Iraq. Now accepting applicants up through age 42. If you're older, just wait a bit. The age ceiling will rise again. A lot sooner than the South will, for that matter.
They're gonna take me in the Army
They're gonna make a soldier out of me
I'm fat and dumb and I've got lots of tattoos
But it's all good 'cause I'm not forty-three

Well it used to be that we fought wars with youngsters
Killing boys eighteen to twenty-five
But now they'll take any old breathing chumpster
'Cause I.E.D.'s have made enlistments dive

Well I hope I'll have a good time in the Army
I got my gun and stack of M.R.E.'s
I'm forty-two and headed for Ramadi
And all because I'm not quite forty-three

We've made a world that's sad for the Iraqis
The bad guy's gone but life's a tragedy
Security's a joke and power's lacking
And it's all thanks to George Bush 43
R.I.P. the great Buck Owens "Not Forty-Three" lyrics 2006 Norm Gaudet the_nag

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Pacing: 4.4
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Overall Rating: 4.4

Total Votes: 7

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Kristof Robertson - June 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Brilliantly cynical piece of writing, Normin...and a bit of an eye-opener. Glad this hasn't happened elsewhere. 555
Ravyn Rant - June 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Good job, Norman! I never thought I'd be happy to have just turned 43! 555
John Barry - June 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Oh, you kids! 555: my vote, not my age.
Michael Pacholek - June 28, 2006 - Report this comment
With this parody, you serve your country better than Bush ever has.

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