I Need Caffeine


Reprinted from Songworm 1

Parody of “Goodnight Irene”, words by Huddie Ledbetter , music by John A. Lomax

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Parody lyrics ©12/84 by Bob Kanefsky. All rights reserved. The copyright of the original lyrics and music remain with the holder(s) of the original copyright.

C
Some
times I drink it in G
co
ffee. 
Sometimes I drink it in C
Coke
Sometimes I think the whole F
not
ion. 
Of G
goi
ng to bed is a C
joke
.

Chorus:
It s C
caf
feine I G
need
, caffeine I C
need
I need caffeine, I F
need 
cafC
feine
It s G
writt
en in my C
genes

I love caffeine, God knows that I do: 
Love it  til the seas run dry. 
And if the F.D.A. bans caffeine, 
I m gonna take morphine and die.

(Chorus)

Stop crammin , stop programmin . 
Stop stayin  out late at night. 
Go home and mix up some hot chocolate 
To drink by your fireside bright.

(Chorus)