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Song Parodies -> "Just A Dime"

Original Song Title:

"Just In Time"

Original Performer:

Frank Sinatra

Parody Song Title:

"Just A Dime"

Parody Written by:

Airfarcewon

The Lyrics

VERSE:
Here I sit in my car, broken down and stranded
Filled with despair, and hopelessness because..
I've got one thin dime, ten cents from empty handed,
By a place where a phone booth once was, Oh...

CHORUS:
Just A Dime,
Phone calls were Just A Dime
Back once upon a time,
Like yesterday..

Ten cent cost,
A dinosaur that's lost
For phone calls all across
The U S A

Cells are here,
Uncouth phonebooth's are disappearing
Stick it in your ear!
Progress...who for ?

A paradox, cause I'm
Not into "Techy Time"
Phone calls should be a dime,
Just like before...

Cells are here,
Uncouth phonebooth's are disappearing
Stick it in your ear!
Progress...who for?

Not into "Hi-Tech" time
A mini "Blue" or "Lime"
Wish phone calls for a dime
Could be...once...more.

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Rick C - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Good one, AFW! 555
alvin rhodes - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
three nickels
John Barry - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
I recently watched "The Big Sleep" with my teenaged son. He watched Bogie put coins in one of the three coin slots and said, "They had a different slot each for nickels, dimes, and quarters?" I'll have to show him this parody.
Stuart McArthur - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
tried, but couldn't better alvin's comment so you get my 3 nickels too AFW (you grumpy old whinger) - 555
Kristof Robertson - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
As an unapologetic nostalgist, AFW, I'm with ya all the way. 555
AFW - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks, Rick C, Alvin, John, Yeah, those great old Bogart movies..Thanks, Stuart..yeah..I'm a vintage whiner...and thanks, Kristof..Yeah, ten cent phone calls and ten cent novels..way over the hill..

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