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Song Parodies -> "Don't Be Bitter Maria"

Original Song Title:

"Take A Letter Maria"

Original Performer:

R. B. Greaves

Parody Song Title:

"Don't Be Bitter Maria"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Today, as I woke up, before the stroke of noon
There was my father in-law half drunk
At my door with a big ole goon
They rang my bell - pounded and yelled
‘Till I made it across the room
They punched my nose and I blacked out
And now I sing a diff’rent tune

Now don’t be bitter... Maria, I made up with my wife
Guess I will be going back, to my old way of life
I reconsidered... Maria, I can’t divorce my wife
The b!tches dad’s got me collared, with a new ‘leash’ on life

You’ve been comforting and most of all a good shoulder on which to cry
And it’s hard on you I know to have to tell you goodbye
Was I wrong to leave her - to try and start a new life?
Two jerks and one punch send me back to my wife

You must remember... Maria, I’m married to the mob
They will take me for a ride, if given any probs
I maybe fitted... Maria, with custom cement shoes
Well they have made me an offer, I just couldn’t refuse

When a man loves his daughter it’s easy to get mad
And he’ll try to protect her from anything he thinks is bad
I didn’t ever realize how much he cared for her
It’s just to bad it took all of this
Before I saw how much love can hurt

Now don’t be bitter... Maria, I’m married to the mob
Guess I will be going back, to my old ways and job
I’d reconsider... Maria, but who am I to choose?
When her dad made me an offer, I really can’t refuse

Now don’t be bitter... Maria, I made up with my wife
Guess I will be going back, to my old way of life

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2Eagle - April 19, 2010 - Report this comment
New twist on an oldie. It's not easy to get out of a bad marriage.
UnKnown-&-LeashLess - April 19, 2010 - Report this comment
this is rather sad, Sir ! but did make me think about TonyS . . . I do miss him ! Going back to Carmela might be a good thing, Sir !
Phil N - April 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Nice take on the original.
Meriadoc - April 21, 2010 - Report this comment
Great new take on an old classic. Good job!

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