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Thread #52802 Message #809322
Posted By: Roger in Baltimore
23-Oct-02 - 11:54 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Streets of London parody
Subject: Lyr Add: Streets of London parody
I sang the following parody at the Getaway and I had multiple requests for the words (most folkies know the tune). I promised to post them on the Mudcat. I tried posting this Monday, but the "Submit Message" button did not work.
I learned this from Mike Agranoff, a fine singer, songwriter, story teller and guitarist from New Jersey.
Mc Donald's Kitchen
by Carol MacNelly with additional "folk-process" from Mike Agranoff and Roger Himler
Have you seen the old man behind the fast food counter,
Stacking one more Big Mac box 'long side the other ones?
In his eyes you see no pride, 'cause he knows what they put inside;
Yesterday's burgers on yesterday's buns.
How can you tell me your hungry,
And say a meal you'd like to find?
Let me take you by the hand,
I'll lead you through Mc Donald's kitchen.
I'll show you something that'll make you change your mind.
Have you seen the old gal inside the closed down Wendy's,
Scraping all the pieces off the tables and the floor?
In an effort to disguise them,
She takes them back and fries them.
But you still recognize them when they come 'round once more. CHO:
Have you seen the businessman outside the Colonel Sanders,
Appetite slowly fading as he stops and peers inside.
In this winter city,
The rain cries have pity,
On one more forgotten kitty who's now Kentucky Fried. CHO:
Roger in Baltimore
Hope you aren't eating lunch.