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Song Parodies -> "Gonna Buy Me A Horse"

Original Song Title:

"Gonna Buy Me A Dog"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Monkees

Parody Song Title:

"Gonna Buy Me A Horse"

Parody Written by:

MasonR

The Lyrics

Tonight my wife and I were driving on Route 1 in central NJ...gas prices ranged from $2.79 to $3.85 a gallon in a 5-mile area--and when we drove back 2 hours later, some of the prices had gone up. Then I read that $5/gallon is a real possibility, and soon. Insanity. Anyway, in keeping with modes of transportation using alternative fuel, here's a parody of an odd, obscure little ditty from the original pre-fab four...
Tonight I went to fill my car up
Boy, those gas prices sure got steep
I paid, but man, I was seeing red
You know my pockets ain't so deep

I'm gonna buy me a horse (A horse? A horse! Why?)
'cause gas prices are out of reach (Hay is cheap, and I could use a pet)
I'm gonna buy me a horse
And make my car the place where I sleep

I read the news in today's paper
Five bucks a gallon? Holy crap!
I'll miss my car's acceleration
But I can teach a horse to do that

I'm gonna buy me a horse
'cause gas prices are out of reach
I'm gonna buy me a horse
And make my car the place where I sleep
Sleep
Sleep deep, cheap cheap!
Song parody by Mason "next year, it's glue" Resnick

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QC79 - September 01, 2005 - Report this comment
You know what's scary? I remember the OS--very odd indeed, but an appropriate choice for the subject. I hope gas prices stabilize soon! 555

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