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Song Parodies -> "Taint Your Job To Covet"

Original Song Title:

"Take This Job and Shove It"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Johnny Paycheck

Parody Song Title:

"Taint Your Job To Covet"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Taint your job to covet
If you're working for the Lord
A Christian should help and look up to Jesus
Not for things to horde
It's better to find good standing today
Than to loose God's rich reward
Taint your job to covet
If you're working for the Lord

You've been working in the ministry
For nigh on fifteen years
All this time you saw God's blessings
Preaching somethin' mighty fierce
But I've seen a queer look in your eye
When you're near my quaint home to prey
You're seem covert like a vulture would act
Guess you know the buzzard's way

Taint your job to covet
When you teach a bible course
Your pupils should watch you drive home the lessons
Not the neighbor's Porsch
It's better your eye be single they say
Like the blinders on a horse
Taint your job to covet
When you teach a bible course

Well the Mormons, they sure do want a lot
With kids up the wazoo
They're a growing bunch of pilgrims
Hailing from Nauvoo

Heading out west when Joseph Smith was shot
And their hardship would pave the way
Oh, they just want to feed their families
Still they want to serve they say

Taint your job to covet
As a Bishop of a ward
Cause the Prophet Smith faced shrewd stratagems
For them plates he stored
He felt what it's like when man wants to take
Something sacred from the Lord
Taint your job to covet
As a Bishop of a ward

Taint your job to covet
When you're working for

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