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Song Parodies -> "Do You Know a Way to Can Jose?"

Original Song Title:

"Do You Know the Way to San Jose?"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Dionne Warwick

Parody Song Title:

"Do You Know a Way to Can Jose?"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

Yeah, yeah - it's stereotypical and politically incorrect, but damn! - it was a title just too good to pass up heh heh... besides, we have already made fun of Germans, Italians and Asians, with some digs at the Scots, Aussies and En Zedders, so we are just being an equal opportunity stereotyper... If you do not know the OS, a low bit-rate MP3 can be found here
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Do you know a way to can Jose ?
He takes his breaks so long
He's laz-y and gets too much pay
Do you know a way to can Jose ?
He don't clock in on time
And eats his lunch six times a day

Juan and Miguel are good workmen
Want a hundred more like Javiar
But Jose just sneaks out and hides in the bar
Pink slip his career, dismiss him fast
But all my fears; if he gets word
He'll fake a fall and sue my ass

Re-gret day I hired that man Jose
He just will not embrace
Care in workplace, to my dismay
I'm forlorn and phased and mad, Jose
My business, he's maligned
Capricious swine, that man, Jose

Abogados are in surplus
See them everywhere in espanol
On the bus, on billboards, they're all on a roll!
"Breathe too much of dust?" or "Back in pain?"
State pays no heed and in the end
My bankruptcy be filed today

I've mucho complaints of sham Jose
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Do you know a way to can Jose ?
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(insert some brief mariachi music here)

Oh, L.A. is a lawsuit city
Make six hundred grand from just a scar
Buy a jag, maybe two, and eat caviar
Pleased with chandeliers, penthouse high-rise
Cuban cigars - hats, leathers, furs
His rising star is my demise

My whole corp could end by scam Jose
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Oh oh oh do you know a way to can Jose ?
(Work- work- work- work-
Work- work a-Workman's Comp...)
Mmm, no safe way to sack that damn Jose
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Work- work a-Workman's Comp... X 4 and fade)

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John Barry - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Juegos de palabras está maravilloso, como siempre.
alvin rhodes - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
HAHAHAHA....i remember you guys talking about this long ago.. congrats on finally giving birth...5s
Ann Hammond - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Can Jose? I know 50 Way To Leave Your Lover.
AFW - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Wordplay, I say, falls today, on Jose....highly humerous title and follow up..
TJC - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Wonderful write... I think the subtitle should be "Boy named sue..."
Meriadoc - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Gracias a todos...
Michael Pacholek - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Well, Jose kinda canned himself. What we need is a way to can Barry. Wait, this isn't about Canseco?
Stuart McArthur - September 13, 2006 - Report this comment
wow, one of your best, M and P! - er, I mean shame on you, M and P! - 555
Peregrin - September 14, 2006 - Report this comment
¡Deseo que sabía de lo que hablaba la cogida Juan Barry! Soy de Australia, después de todos. No tenemos ningún español aquí. ¡Venido pensar en ella, "Juan Barry" no suena muy español!

Thanks everyone :)
Rex - September 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Brilliant!
mandamoo - September 14, 2006 - Report this comment
With a rubber Jose...I mean...hose..? Excellent !!!
Kristof Robertson - September 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Love love LOVED this, hobbits! Muy bueno; Reí hasta que se cayó mi trasero! 555
Peregrin - September 15, 2006 - Report this comment
Kristof, usted debe comprobar siempre que sus nalgas estén unidas firmemente!
Tim Mayfield - September 15, 2006 - Report this comment
Illegal? Legal? Who can tell? To can or not to can, that is the proposition. Who say Jose won't pay? Very enjoyable.
wandlimb - February 01, 2007 - Report this comment
I thought this was the home of "politically incorrect"? WasiWrong?
Dave W. - November 30, 2012 - Report this comment
Confessions of a mad parodist................. I was scrolling 'long my merry way and this pippin'd to catch my eye........Well anyway, while enjoying such an immensely funny read and having a good laugh, I suddenly became reminiscent of a bygone era.....Black and white tv's, mono hi-fidelity,cross your heart bras and when - My name is Jose Jimenez (Bill Dana) first spoke those fine words...I think more now, tho not at the time how much it influenced my life , a turning point so to say, like an awakening ,an awareness of my world around me, how I would percieve things from then on...to shape me who I was going to be....and how I would interact everyone......I had discovered the power of humor....In my younger days it was getting me in trouble cuz I didn't know when to stop..and I had to learn that with great power comes great responsibility and after many trials and disasters I was able to be in control. I would keep it inside me hidden from people and use it only at the fitting time...I felt invincible, capable of anything, confident but not conceited , I used my wit to woo, to open doors where I may have never went before...everything was going way...Until.... Until....Until...aha ha ha ha ha ha ha...a ha ha ha ha haa ha ....a ha ha ha ha ha ha

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