"Potato's in the Paddy Wagon" as written by Michael John Mckean and Annette O'toole....
Come on, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Gotta get her out of there
Come on, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Mama says it just ain't fair

One night, mama went to fetch us up a sweet potato, fell down the cellar stairs
Stork dropped in while she was on the floor, so my sister was born down there
Daddy said, "This'n will be nothin' but a misery, never will be worth a damn"
But mama just loved her little sweet potato baby with a face like a parboiled yam

Come on, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Gotta get her out of there
Come on, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Mama says it just ain't fair

Potato grew up to be as pretty as a peach, in her calico and honey yellow curls
Went to the apple cider ball at the armory with all the other ripe and ready girls
Sheriff Dan Pike picked Potato for the polka, but she spurned him with a fiddle-de-dee
And before she could turn around and find another partner, sheriff took her into custody

Come on, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Gotta get her out of there
Come on, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Mama says it just ain't fair

Mama 'n' daddy put together quite a little posse, countin' me and Jack and cousin Will
We all hopped into the old Chevy pickup and we caught 'em at the top of the hill
Daddy took his Remington and shot away the lock for to set his little darlin' free
But Potato said, "Daddy, shut the gol-durn door -- sheriff wants to marry me"

Let's go, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Guess we better leave her there
Let's go, boys, Potato's in the paddy wagon
Mama says it's more than fair


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