Don't Eat At The Subway


A parody of a song by Petula Clark.  A Collaboration by Bill Barto in Columbus, OH & Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
Recorded: 12/31/2015  Released: 12/31/2015  First aired: 01/06/2016
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You often go out
With Bill Simmons and House
Eating goat head without
Rose’s Luxury
Is the place you should be
Not some strip mall fast food thats
I know you’ve been there on a hundred days
Tell Tommy Jacomo we’re on our way
Don’t eat at the Subway Tony
Go back to the Palm instead
There’s no wine at the Subway Tony
So have some red
And get the chicken parm
Or soft shell crabs
You’re at your table again

A parody of “Don’t Sleep In The Subway” by Tony Hatch and Jacke Trent as performed by Petula Clark

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Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
For what it's worth, I am familiar with Petula's "Downtown!"
530 days ago.
pl hayes
that is the best
536 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
Great lyrics and VERY nice job on this melody - cause it's much trickier to sing than it sounds. Loved hearing this on the show. I'm somehow familiar with the original song, although I had no idea who wrote or sang it until now.
536 days ago.
John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
Don't bother with Petula Clark's version, Rob. She missed EVERY punchline.....KJ rocks and Barto kills!
536 days ago.
robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
brad is right, delightful is the word. just great work. peppy. i also don't know who petula clark is but her version can't be as good as this one.
536 days ago.
Bill Barto in Columbus, OH
I'm with you Anita, you kids get off my lawn :) It's remarkable how well KJ sings it having never heard it before. Thanks to all of you who take your time to record my silly lyrics.
538 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
Grandpa loves it!
538 days ago.
Anita from Alaska
KJ and Steve unfamiliar with the original? I now know how Grandpa feels.
539 days ago.
Kj in Red Wing, MN
I was also unfamiliar with the original but had a lot of fun with this version! Thanks for writing such a great one, Bill! Happy New Year!
539 days ago.
John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
So great! I hope they play it on a day Jeanne is there. She and TK will fawn all over it _and_ the original. Nice work you two!
539 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
I'm not familiar with the original but this is great.
540 days ago.
Anita from Alaska
Boom. And there it is. Love it. Great lyrics, great vocals. Happy New Year!
544 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Williamsburg, VA
This one is just delightful. So well done all around!!
544 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Love it!
544 days ago.
Bill Barto in Columbus, OH
Clearing out the last of the 2015 models with this great vocal by KJ. Happy New Year Littles!
544 days ago.