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Song Parodies -> "The Colonel Let Me Down"

Original Song Title:

"The Bottle Let Me Down"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Merle Haggard

Parody Song Title:

"The Colonel Let Me Down"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Inspired by yesterday's lunch, which was not at all inspiring.
Each night I see a stark refrigerator.
I'm feeling hunger pain again this time.
So tonight I seek my taste buds' instigator.
But all those herbs and spices ain't in line.

Tonight the Colonel let me down.
It wasn't tasty chicken that I found.
That bird could not get off the ground.
Tonight the Colonel let me down.

The Colonel's always been the man I turn to.
And lately I've been turning every day.
But Kentucky don't taste as good as it used to.
I guess that, chicken cheap, it just don't pay.

Tonight the Colonel let me down.
It wasn't tasty chicken that I found.
I guess that it ain't Ronald who's the clown.
Tonight the Colonel let me down.

Tonight the Colonel let me down.
It wasn't tasty chicken that I found.
I guess that it ain't Ronald who's the clown.
Tonight the Colonel let me down.

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Overall Rating: 4.2

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Tommy Turtle - April 18, 2006 - Report this comment
Was expecting a political/military Colonel. This light tune was a nice surprise! Funny, Mike. Five greasy, soggy pieces, and a coupla fatty biscuits on the side, or rear.
AFW - April 18, 2006 - Report this comment
Glad to see someone else doing classic country, here...one of my old favorites by "The Hag"....right on idea and theme...I've had some of those, "Off Chicken Times"..too...five drumsticks
Rick C - April 18, 2006 - Report this comment
"I guess that it ain't Ronald who's the clown" hehehe! 555
Red Ant - April 19, 2006 - Report this comment
KFC is one of those places that usually has good food. They are always better than McD's (chopped, pressed, formed, cubed dinner anyone?). Here's some fives to go, that should pick you up.
Larry Hensley - April 19, 2006 - Report this comment
Tastes like chicken. 555s
Marty McFly - April 19, 2006 - Report this comment
NOBODY... calls me... "Chicken!"

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