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Dear Dad Lyrics By Chuck Berry

    dear dad don’t get mad what i’m asking for
    is by the next semester can i get another car
    this one here is sickning on a wide dual road
    i might as well be walking as to drive this old ford
    almost every time i try to go and pass a truck
    if i ain’t going downhill dad i’m out of luck
    and even if i get by it’s still a rugged risk
    the way this old ford keep a hitting and a miss

    last week when i was driving on my way to school
    i almost got a ticket about a freeway traffic rule
    it’s now a violation driving under fortyfive
    and if i push to fifty this here ford will nosedive
    dad i’m in great danger out here trying to drive
    the way this ford wiggles when i’m approaching fortyfive
    i have to nurse it along like a little stubborn pup
    and cars whizzing by me dad look like i’m backing up

    she just don’t have the appetite for gas somehow
    and dad i got four carburetors hooked up on it now
    i tried to hook another to see if it’d do a little good
    but isn’t no place to put it unless i perforate the hood
    so dad send the money see what i can see
    try to find a cadillac a sixtytwo or three
    just something that won’t worry us to keep it on the road
    sincerely your beloved son henry junior ford

    Artist: Chuck Berry

    Year: 1965

    Decade: 60s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 130