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Song Parodies -> "They Were Shootin' Cigarettes"

Original Song Title:

"I Shot The Sheriff"

Original Performer:

Eric Clapton

Parody Song Title:

"They Were Shootin' Cigarettes"

Parody Written by:

Peter Matthew Sabia

The Lyrics

True story. My brother Tony told me about this so of course I put it into words.
They Were Shootin’ Cigarettes

They were shootin’ cigarettes, out of each others mouth that Saturday
They were shootin’ cigarettes, out of each others mouth that Saturday

One afternoon three brothers of mine
Needed somethin’ to just pass the time
My brother Tony got this great idea
Paul and John smiled and said yea
To my brother Tony’s great idea
But I say

They were shootin’ cigarettes, so they borrowed my dad’s 22
They were shootin’ cigarettes, perfect for what they wanted to do

One brother standing thirty feet away
With a lit cigarette in his mouth
As another brother took careful aim
Nothin’ but silence til’ the shot rang out
Dead silence til’ the shot rang out
I say

They were shootin’ cigarettes, Oh my God out loud my Mom did blurt
They were shootin’ cigarettes, Dad said be careful and don’t get hurt

They were havin’ lots of fun
But one time Tony did reply
To Paul after making his shot
That he felt the bullet pass by
Close to his lips as it passed by
I say

They were shootin’ cigarettes, I think they went through a pack
They were shootin’ cigarettes, Really wish I was there for that

Though I missed it I have to say
I don’t have a single regret
One thing about the Sabia clan
What you see is what you get
And that is a sure bet
I say

They were shootin’ cigarettes, it happened just as I wrote it you see
They were shootin’ cigarettes, there’s more to come most definitely

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