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Song Parodies -> "Gravy Train"

Original Song Title:

"Mystery Train"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Elvis Presley

Parody Song Title:

"Gravy Train"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

In order to do a song about both of them, I needed a guy with enough talent to cancel them out. Whever can I find one? Memphis. A "gravy train" refers to a depraved gorging on luxuries, since someone else foots the bill. Something Elvis' friends would've known about. Still, they had more class than Britney Spears, who finally proved that she had more class than Hubby Number Two, Kevin Federline.
(instrumental opening)

Train I ride
sixty I.Q. strong.

Train I ride
sixty I.Q. strong.

Well, that gravy train
of my baby is gone.

Gravy train
sends me round, round the bend.

Gravy train
sends me round, round the bend.

Well, I lost my baby
and my glory days now end.
Oh, whoa, now they end.

Gravy train
it's gone, she calls me a jerk.

Gravy train
it's gone, she calls me a jerk.

Since I lost my baby
I guess I'll have to go to work.
Oh, yeah, go to work.

(instrumental break)

Gravy train
since I couldn't dance or sing.

Gravy train
couldn't write a doggone thing.

Well, I lost my baby.
Guess I'll have to sell my bling.
Oh, no, not my bling!

Ooh, whoo...

Whoo!

(instrumental fadeout)
Premiering this week on VH1: Kevin Federline is having the "Worst Week Ever!" Well, it could be worse: He could be a Republican Congressman! He's dumb enough, tacky enough, and disrespectful enough toward women to be one!

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Voting Results

 
Pacing: 3.7
How Funny: 3.4
Overall Rating: 3.4

Total Votes: 9

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Catch 23 - November 08, 2006 - Report this comment
Pacing is off a little.
Tim Hall - November 08, 2006 - Report this comment
Live from the Palms hotel and casino in Las Vegas!
alvin rhodes - November 08, 2006 - Report this comment
a gravy train i wouldn't mind riding
John Barry - November 08, 2006 - Report this comment
I hear Brit's expecting, but Kev's off the tit.
Yoidy - November 08, 2006 - Report this comment
Britny's on the gravy train herself, thanks to legions of tasteless fans. Ahhh but who am I to judge?
Michael Pacholek - November 12, 2006 - Report this comment
Who are you to judge, Yoidy? Didn't you just get elected to Congress? Then again, if you're not on the Judiciary Committee...

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