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Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again (parody: Crying Time

voyager 06 Sep 18 - 09:37 PM
Joe Offer 06 Sep 18 - 10:40 PM
voyager 10 Sep 18 - 03:41 PM
Sandra in Sydney 10 Sep 18 - 08:11 PM
leeneia 11 Sep 18 - 01:29 PM
voyager 15 Oct 18 - 07:15 PM
voyager 24 Jun 19 - 09:41 PM
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voyager 13 Jan 22 - 07:37 AM
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Subject: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again
From: voyager
Date: 06 Sep 18 - 09:37 PM

with deep apologies to Brother Ray Charles -

APPLIANCE TIME AGAIN
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[CHORUS]

It's appliance time again, the fridge is broken
Our old icebox ain't cooling anymore
Yesterday she threw the mayonnaise in the garbage
A pool of water lies beneath the door

[VERSE}

The crisper holds the lettuce and the vegies
The temperature has gotten mighty warm
Our box is living way beyond it's shelf life
We ain't chilling out the way we did before

[CHORUS]

The repair guy says the thermostat stopped working
The beer is warm, the food has started thawin'
Got to shop for a new refrigerator
After writing out the words to this sad song

[CHORUS]

Now they say AMANA's gonna need a woman
My gal says I'll give this brand a try
But if she fills our box of love with onions
I'll bow my head and slowly start to cry

[CHORUS]

Well it's cryin' time again look what she leaves me
A dead refrigerator and what's more
The appliance and these cryin' eyes are grieving
My babe walked out the house and slammed the door

[CHORUS]

voyager


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again
From: Joe Offer
Date: 06 Sep 18 - 10:40 PM

👍


What more is there to say?

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again
From: voyager
Date: 10 Sep 18 - 03:41 PM

A little research pointed me to -
Buck Owens - Crying Time Again (1964)

It was the flip side of 'Tiger by the Tail' but didn't climb the
charts until the Ray Charles recording (1967).

voyager


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 10 Sep 18 - 08:11 PM

If I was a writer I could add a verse about the stove that was so slow that the 3 minute boiled egg still had raw bits after 10 mins so-called "boiling" ... (ps. they were not dunky bits eaten with toast fingers, they were raw!)

sandra (happy owner of a new stove)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again
From: leeneia
Date: 11 Sep 18 - 01:29 PM

Thanks, voyage. I had never heard 'Crying Time' before, so now 'Appliance Time' is a lot funnier.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again
From: voyager
Date: 15 Oct 18 - 07:15 PM

Lyrics refreshed, YouTube clip of Buck Owens and Ray Charles (with apologies) singin' my tune - Appliance Time Again

voyager


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again (parody: Crying Time
From: voyager
Date: 24 Jun 19 - 09:41 PM

add-verse

The FRIGIDAIRE stopped coolin’ yesterday
And the WHIRLPOOL is headin’ down the drain
Our love’s defrosted baby, the ice just melts away
It’s appliance time again, you know I’m leavin’


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again (parody: Crying Time
From: GUEST,gatyamgal
Date: 03 Oct 19 - 02:22 AM

Where was this song a few years ago when our refrigerator was broken for 40 days and 40 nights. The worker ordered a part but could not put it in for 2 weeks. He returned 2 weeks later but the part had never arrived. He looked again and decided it was something else, took that part out and shipped it off to be fixed. When IT came back, IT was not what was wrong. Finally got the right part one day but had to wait nearly another 2 weeks for him to install it. UGH! I would have sung the heck out of this song!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Appliance Time Again (parody: Crying Time
From: voyager
Date: 13 Jan 22 - 07:37 AM

Appliance Time Again (refresh)

it seems like all the f****utilities are broken


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