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You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

by Just Dave Band

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After singing it live, and told we should record it, here's an all-hands-on-deck version of the great Christmas song, You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.


You're a mean one, Mister Grinch
You really are a heel
You're as cuddly as cactus
You're as charming as an eel
Mister Grinch
You're a bad banana with a greasy black peel

You're a monster, Mister Grinch
Your heart's an empty hole
Your brain is full of spiders
You've got garlic in your soul
Mister Grinch
I wouldn’t touch you with a...
Thirty-nine and a half foot pole

You're a vile one, Mister Grinch
You have termites in your smile
You have all the tender sweetness of
A seasick crocodile
Mister Grinch
Given the choice between the two of you
I'd take the seasick crocodile

You're a rotter, Mister Grinch
You're the king of sinful sots
Your heart's a dead tomato splotched
With moldy purple spots
Mister Grinch
You're a three-decker sauerkraut
and toadstool sandwich
With arsenic sauce

You nauseate me, Mister Grinch
With a nauseous super "naus"
You're a crooked jerky jockey
and you drive a crooked horse
Mister Grinch
Your soul is an appalling dump-heap
overflowing with the most
disgraceful assortment of rubbish imaginable
Mangled-up and tangled-up knots

You're a foul one, Mister Grinch
You're a nasty-wasty skunk
Your heart is full of unwashed socks
Your soul is full of gunk
Mister Grinch
The three words that best describe you
are as follows
And I quote: Stink!... stank!... stunk!


released December 1, 2023
Produced by: Dave Bernal and John Schreffler Jr.
Vocals/harmonica/perc: Dave Bernal
Drums/guitar/pedal steel: John Schreffler Jr.
Bass: Zack Hall
Dobro/Banjo: Adam Hall
Fiddle: Jesse Olema
Engineered and Mixed by: John Schreffler


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Just Dave Band Los Angeles, California

Hi, Just Dave here. OK, here's the deal, here at Just Dave Band we don't have 'fans', only friends who like to hear our music. I work hard on stage, I crack jokes, I put my life stories into my tunes, and try to support a family playing and selling my original music. (and I try to keep the guys in my band busy, too!)
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