Album: Born Under (1995)
  • I used to have to skate
    on old lumpy lousy ice
    some people thought it great
    I thought it wasn't nice

    I always fell down hard
    and once I broke my leg
    it wasn't every much fun
    except when I landed on Peg

    Peg was soft and squishy
    and had large globs of fat called breasts
    and when I'd trip i'd look for Peg
    and use her fat for hand rests

    Then the Zamboni machine
    came riding through the door
    now I never land on Peg
    so I have to pay for a whore

    So thanks a lot Zamboni man
    now the ice is smooth
    but I have to go someplace other than Peg
    If i want to practice my move.

Comments: 4

  • Og from Los Angeles, CaThe Zamboni was invented by Frank Zamboni here in Paramount, CA. The company still builds Zambonis sells them all over the world.
  • Dave from Milwaukee, WiNOTE: The Zamboni song was not on Martin Zellar's "Born Under." It was on the Gear Daddies' "Billy's Live Bait."
  • Dave from Milwaukee, WiThis song probably grossed Martin Zellar more money than any other, however, he personally despised the song for many years. Taking his music career seriously, he was disappointed to be defined by this song and its popularity. It was a "hidden" track for a reason. He and the Gear Daddies became known as the "Zamboni" song band and classified as a novelty band by the ignorant masses. In fact, he refused to play it during performances for several years. Having accepted the way things turned out, Martin occasionally brings it out during live shows these days. Unfortunately, many have never explored his other work.
  • Rick from Columbus, GaNot many people write great songs about resurfacing machinery, but this and Asphalt King by the Yardmen are the best I've ever heard.

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