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Song Parodies -> "Can't Afford Ya, Sweetie"

Original Song Title:

"California Dreamin'"

Original Performer:

The Mamas & The Papas

Parody Song Title:

"Can't Afford Ya, Sweetie"

Parody Written by:

The AmIRighteous Brothers

The Lyrics

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Fondly we sit down (Waiter comes around)
And we try the steak (I begin to shake)
I'm in for a shock (I'll soon be in hock)
From our dinner date (How she overate)

I become forlorn (Should have been forewarned)
Oh the price I must pay (It was cause for dismay)
Can't afford to feed ya (Can't afford ya, sweetie)
I'm stuck on l♥ver's day

Stopped in to a shop, I gasped at thongs displayed
Selling hot gowns meant to tease (hot gowns meant to please)
And sexy negligees (nighties meant for play)

You know my sweetheart spies some gold (gleaming to behold)
She hopes I'm gonna pay (hopes are blown away)
Can't adorn ya, sweetie (Can't afford ya, sweetie)
Too much for me today

♫ Instrumental ♫

Now I see her frown (Sweetie's feelin' down)
And my pride's at stake (She thinks I'm a flake)
I need to concoct (Says we need to talk)
Some way to repay (Lest she choose to stray)

There's a flower seller (Posies for her smeller)
But the leaves are gray (Stems in disarray)
Can't restore the feeling (Can't afford ya, sweetie)
I guess I won't get laid

Can't afford ya, sweetie
On just a pauper's pay
Can't afford ya, sweetie
No lust on l♥ver's day

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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 6

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Old Man Ribber - February 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Been there...and understand. Good job. ;D
2Eagle - February 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Just one more gosh darned day to make you spend your money.
Fiddlegirl - February 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Diamonds are a girl's best friend... but a good laugh isn't bad, either! :D $5.55 for some cheap wine and a pot of forget-me-nots.
Phil Nelson - February 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Warren Baker - February 16, 2010 - Report this comment
Nice! Some of these restaurants really need to offer financing!
Spoof-Man - February 16, 2010 - Report this comment
MsGoldieDiggers - February 16, 2010 - Report this comment
the measure of a Gent is always his pocketBook, sir ! A Provider he must be to please me!

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