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Five on Friday: Song lyrics that make me facepalm

Nothing deep to be found here this week. In fact, the lack of depth is precisely why these song lyrics make me change the radio station. This is full of snark and should be taken with a healthy dose of humor.

My apologies in advance if I poke fun at a song you love. That’s fine if you love it! Doesn’t mean I have to…

1. “Baby you a song, you make me wanna roll my windows down… and cruise.” I’m sorry. I vehemently hate this song. Even more when someone sings it at the bar, and I find myself bopping along to it. Its an ear worm on top of being stupid. Le sigh.

2. ”I said, ‘Climb on up, but honey watch the cup that I’m spittin’ my dip inside…’” What part of singing about your dip cup is okay!? Look, I have to pick those damn things up at the bar every night. Leave ‘em off the radio. Please.

3. “Girl you make my speakers go boom boom.” Really? Just. Really?

4. “Chew tobacco, chew tobacco, chew tobacco, spit.” I can’t. I just can’t. This song really didn’t have many redeeming qualities, but when that line came up it just made them all null and void. Cheese and rice, make it stop!

5. “Rock me mama, like a wagon wheel.” Okay, I liked this song the first fifty times I heard it. And I totally respect the people that still like it. But work downtown Nashville and try to like the song any more. And you can’t. It’s like an unwritten law to hate it if you work in any of the honky tonks. And its an easy law to follow, because tourists scream, “WAGON WHEEL” like you used to hear, “FREEBIRD!” just a few years ago. You kinda want to throw an empty beer bottle at the person requesting it. Some times you want to throw a full beer. But I digress. Bob, I can think of a lot of ways I’d like to be rocked, but “like a wagon wheel” is not one of them. :)

 

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  1. Debra
    July 23rd, 2013 at 19:49 | #1

    LoL! Gods! Totally hit the nail on the head with these! The lyrics are SO annoying, BUT…what these songs do have is catchy, well written music to carry them. So, I’ll catch myself bobbing along to them too, but will not sing them! I feel for your pain of bar work and this mess playing. Try getting a song list request from your bar mates to give to the band so they have some other stuff to go off of that night. Just a thought.

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