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  • Kathryn Patterson

Music Monday: Mercedes Benz

Last month, my dear husband and I went to see Reina del Cid in concert here in Atlanta. One of the last songs she sang was a cover of Janis Joplin's "Lord won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz", but with an extra verse asking the Lord for a new guitar.




This got me thinking about what that song would be if Janis wrote it today. These days, housing is hard to afford. So I wrote a new verse to this classic.



Lord won't you buy me a new mobile home

My old one is broken. It just will not roam

A new double wide one, with accents in chrome

So Lord won't you buy me a new mobile home.


You can listen to me singing it on SoundCloud.


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