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August 20, 2014

"Down By the Bodom (Tribute to Children of Bodom)," Susanna Viljanen parody of "Down By the River,"Albert Hammond, Comment by Susanna Viljanen Report this comment
Usually in such cold cases the first suspect is the survivor(s). In the Lake Bodom case, the sole survivor was too badly wounded and in places where he could not have done it by himself, so he was exonerated from the suspects' list.

There are three main suspects: a well-known Espoo psychopath Pentti Soininen, who had been sentenced for several felonies and other crimes and who was irrationally violent especially when drunk and/or drugged; Valdemar Gyllström, a nearby kiosk-keeper, who was known as a violent man and who had attacked campers and squatters before, and Hans Assmann, a German-Finnish painter who was an amphetamine addict, former SS concentration camp guard and had been suspected also of several murders in Sweden and Germany. Assmann has later been revealed to have been a Soviet spy, and Lake Bodom is the main freshwater supply for Espoo. To add to the mystery, Assmann and Gyllström knew each other.

Unfortunately, all main suspects are dead. Soininen hanged himself in 1969, Gyllström was drowned in Bodom in 1969 and Assmann overdosed in 1997. Jorma Palo, the late Finnish Surgeon General, who treated the sole survivor on his wounds as a young doctor, considered Assmann as the most likely culprit.

August 19, 2014

"Simpsons Fan," Bob Gomez parody of "Simple Man,"Lynyrd Skynyrd, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
555! Used to love this show until "Family Guy" and a range of Adult Swim shows became available. I've tried to get back into it, but the jokes and animation are stale to me (guess it's OK if you love a world dominated by the color yellow)...
"Down By the Bodom (Tribute to Children of Bodom)," Susanna Viljanen parody of "Down By the River,"Albert Hammond, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
DKTOS and disturbing, but well-written, so 555!
"Ice Cream Man," unowho parody of "Iron Man,"Black Sabbath, Comment by Askeller8 Report this comment
In my scout troop we added a verse after the hitten them in reverse part " I am icecream man saving all the chocolate for myself
"All I Oughta Glue," Yoidy parody of "All I Wanna Do,"Sheryl Crow, Comment by Yoidy Report this comment
This still makes me laugh even today.
"Down By the Bodom (Tribute to Children of Bodom)," Susanna Viljanen parody of "Down By the River,"Albert Hammond, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
This is what we call in USA a "Cold Case". The perpetrator must have been a loner who never told anyone what he did. I would never go into the woods without a gun. Not sure if that is allowed in Finland. I saw part of a movie "Friday 13th" on TV. Teenagers in resort cabins being stalked and viciously murdered one by one. This movie had numerous sequels. I remember talking to a flea market vendor named Bob Berdella in Kansas City, Missouri. He seemed a little strange, but I thought nothing of it. Berdella was later discovered to have lured at least six young men into his home where he tortured and killed them. A seventh man escaped and Berdella was sentenced to life in prison, a life which was conveniently ended with a "heart attack" soon after he was behind bars. While talking to my cousin the other day she told me that she knew Lowell Lee Andrews. He rode the same school bus in the late 1950's or early 60's. Andrews killed his parents and was hanged on November 30, 1962, my ninth birthday. I also met Terry Nichols at a gun show, and probably Timothy McVeigh. I like your use of "Down By The River". A favorite song of mine. I think I used it once for a song about gambling casinos.
"Simpsons Fan," Bob Gomez parody of "Simple Man,"Lynyrd Skynyrd, Comment by Nelson Report this comment
Haaaah haaaah!
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Joisey Scumbag Report this comment
Cali Guy compares a city to a state. That's like comparing New York apples to California oranges.
"Simpsons Fan," Bob Gomez parody of "Simple Man,"Lynyrd Skynyrd, Comment by The Nerd Report this comment
Love this parody…and The Simpsons :)
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by @Cali Guy Report this comment
For cryin' out loud, Rob -- I don't mind all your trolling, but this is your own thread.
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Kansan Report this comment
Cali Guy, I have nothing against California; I go there often to fart. Now go back to South Park, where the "Jooz" are.
"Simpsons Fan," Bob Gomez parody of "Simple Man,"Lynyrd Skynyrd, Comment by Claude Prez Report this comment
Woo hoo!
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Cali Guy Report this comment
NYC??? That over-crowded, urban-blighted, rat-ridden, intellectual cesspool and east coast porn center? Forgeddabout it!!! Maybe a high interest tourist attraction for the Joisey scumbag crowd and folks from around the world... but it don't mean poop in Cali which is the fifth largest economy in the world, has the largest population, and THREE great cities: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. We have far more attractions, our own specialty wines, milk, and cheese for export, lots of lovely beaches, and nice warm weather most of the year. Nobody out here cares about NYC. And as far as ISIL is concerned, those terrorist genocidal maniacs DO need to be slaughtered. Ask the Jooz in NYC- they know a lot about genocide!!!
"This Is Why I Flopped," the_conqueror_of_parodies parody of "This Is Why I'm Hot,"Mims, Comment by Agrimorfee Report this comment
I hope you see I am not trying to debate your intentions here. Just IMHO, it would have been a lot more interesting to know WHAT that annoying chorus was, WHAT was unique about the indie band's style, and WHERE he was featured.
"Me and John and Jenny aboard al-Shaheen," Susanna Viljanen parody of "Me and Bobby McGee,"Kris Kristofferson, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
Nice story....Thanks for taking us there ...and I didn't even get sea sick
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Kansan Report this comment
Kudos to the clever and humane Noo Yawker for nailing a reactionary, parochial, bigoted, windbag Kansan yahoo for whom slaughter is the only way to deal with the dark forces beyond his ignorant comprehension. I've been in Noo Yawk many times. Whatever crowding there is results from tourists the world over who come to see the greatest city on Earth -- the cultural center of the globe, where the stimulation of arts and science and economic competition grow the mind. And the residents always help tourists find their way to the great museums, the grandest parks, the swankiest avenues, the world-class sport venues, and the best restaurants. The crime rate is low and the locals drink Big Gulps to their heart's content and mingle with people of all former cultures. The only claims to fame of Kansas are the Phelps and the magic door to lead you out of brain death to Technicolor Oz.
"Me and John and Jenny aboard al-Shaheen," Susanna Viljanen parody of "Me and Bobby McGee,"Kris Kristofferson, Comment by Susanna Viljanen Report this comment
Replace the 's" with 'u' and you get the point - it is a way to get qrap past the radar. Besides that, 'fsck' is also the file system check in UNIX. Give wrong parameters and you might get your disk not only not checked, but fscked.

August 18, 2014

"This Is Why I Flopped," the_conqueror_of_parodies parody of "This Is Why I'm Hot,"Mims, Comment by bobpiecheese Report this comment
Except that the rapper's hit was only known for the chorus that soon annoyed people so no-one payed attention to further singles, the indie band had a unique style on that one song which couldn't be replicated for further success and the guest performer was so oversaturated on featured spots that they couldn't transfer that to solo success. And in all three the record execs in charge were complete a-holes who didn't think the above issues would matter and sent the artists' success into a nosedive. Though maybe I should've changed the title when I thought of the "one-hit wonders" idea. And that is a lopsided vote...my best guess is a 533 and a 151 (the latter from some doink who can't stand the hippity-hop).
"Jacob's Christmas," Queen Amidala parody of "Snoopy's Christmas,"The Royal Guardsmen, Comment by Queen Amidala Report this comment
He's the guy who wrote the original "Jacob VS The Model High Scums".
"Michael Brown Down," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Armour Hot Dogs,"Armour Hot Dog Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
My bad on the clothing info. It was no powder burns on MB's skin. That too suggests distance shooting. Just speculation but I think the officer was assaulted and just panicked by MB's taunting followed by some form of hostile approach. MB was much bigger than the officer and we can see from the convenience store video his aggression before the confrontation that was what?... just minutes afterwards. Darren Wilson believes that MB might have been on drugs. Just wondering why no one has brought up toxicology...???
"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
Great parody - Melanie Lee.......The Salvation Army ( I love that term) Want's you to Volunteer...Sign up to help them out and or donate what you can....you will feel the better for it and make your own hometowns a better place to live
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by @Noo Yawker Report this comment
Thanks so much for the sewer and sodomy report 8>)
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Noo Yawker Report this comment
Slaughter subhumans, Patrick? Seems I've heard that before about other despised peoples. I know that you wouldn't want to slaughter subhumans from the air. No, as the top medieval Catholic on this site you would want to do it the old-fashioned way -- and watch with satisfaction. What shall it be? Burning at the stake? The rack? Drawing and quartering? Or would you want to humanize your religion up to its modern standards and just bugger the subhumans into submission?

The preceding paragraph was written in my threatening New York heterosexual accent. Now here's something in my New York gay accent: I want to grab your FABULOUS butt -- and shove your head up it.
"Spontaneous Kid," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Toys 'R' Us Kid,"Toys 'R' Us Commercial, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
He even did a few spots on Sesame Street....and that's a tough crowd to wow....I'll bet he's heard people say Na - nu, Na - nu to him ..at least as many as your parodies, Rob......I think many people felt a pain in their hearts when they heard the sad news...It did for me too
"Terrifying P-Pal Dudes," DJ Blaze parody of "Engine Sentai Go-onger,"Project R., Comment by DJ Blaze Report this comment
Ha ha, yes. The funniest part is when the Flying Bowser is going to eat them, and SpongeBob and Patrick laugh until Weegee shows up.
"Don't Drive So Close To Me," Doommaster1994 parody of "Don't Stand So Close To Me,"The Police, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
Well, from now on.... I know what I'll be singing when that time arrives......Don't drive, don't drive, don't drive so ...LOOK OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!........$HIT
"Shockin' Robin (R.I.P)," Matthias parody of "Rockin' Robin,"Jackson 5, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
What a quirky, gifted comedian.....His British Nanny slayed me......Your fine work has brought back many memories of his great career here on Earth....Kudos
"Don't Go Faking My Art," Glynn Leaney parody of "Don't Go Breaking My Heart,"Elton John/Kiki Dee, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
Faking is such a harsh word...but in this case, it is 4given
"Supertastyyummyscrummykrabbypattylicious," jammyb parody of "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,"Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
Good job here, jammyb.....Perhaps would make a good cartoon jingle (for real)........A few borrowed lines maybe could've been different...But if we read this fast enough, it seemed you were ambitious.....lol....
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
It's time that the West stood up to these subhumans and slaughtered them. There can be no justification for beheading innocent people. What does that say about a religion that no one would accept the faith except at the point of a sword? How do we go about breaking their belief system, which poses every bit the threat to mankind as nuclear weapons?
"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
Sorry about the stereotype. But, when I hear a heterosexual New York accent, it seems to make every sentence sound like "F! You!". The few times I have been cussed at on the street in Kansas City, it was by someone with a New York hetero accent. There is also a very distinctive gay New York accent, you can sometimes hear on interview shows. Having that many people crammed into a small area has to be rough on the nervous system. I try to stay out of downtown KCMO for that reason. Yesterday I talked to a couple of Jewish guys from New York. They told me all the crap you have to go through to own a gun in that state. It's almost as bad as trying to register a car in Kansas. That's why I always give thanks for New York and California, so that people who can live that way will have a place to do so and never, ever bring their ideas about government here. Rob, by the way, I know you are one of the good guys. As for the list of cities with highest rates of homelessness, they mostly seem to be places where a person might have a chance of staying alive outdoors at night. The police and Salvation Army keep tabs on the homeless encampments in KC, especially in the winter, since it is all too easy to freeze to death.
"Michael Brown Down," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Armour Hot Dogs,"Armour Hot Dog Commercial, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
The Kansas City media have close ties with affiliates in St Louis, so we get nightly live reports. The video of Brown shoplifting will work in the officer's favor, though, from what I've heard so far, the policeman did not know of the theft and assault on the store owner at the time he confronted Brown.
"Michael Brown Down," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Armour Hot Dogs,"Armour Hot Dog Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Today, we are now hearing of DW's account and support for him. An account claims that Brown attacked the officer by preventing DW from exiting his cruiser. Brown blocked the door, and then punched him in the face and was going for his gun. Brown ran a short distance. DW followed procedure to pursue, but then Brown turned around and taunted DW aggressively, moving forward against him. DW fired his weapon from 35 ft down to around 20(?). So if true, Brown was moving forward 15 ft in short time like a charge (perhaps 1-2 seconds for police judgement)... Given the thug video from the convenience store and new evidence (no gunpowder on clothes= distance shooting), the combo may support the officer. I don't think he will be charged with murder, or if so, will be judged "not guilty" as usual...
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
I hate it that the media still uses ISIS rather than ISIL, or IS in their news. "Isis" was my favorite Filmation Saturday Morning show in the 1970s. It's a shame that a superheroine name is now held by a terror group greater than Al Qaida that commits genocide!
"Race Baloney," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Rice-A-Roni,"Rice-A-Roni Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Thanks Jon as always! Note: this parody is about hooliganism masking itself as civil disobedience. As I stated earlier, thugs have hijacked the PEACEFUL PROTESTS and resorted to violence. But being fair, look at my other parody about Michael Brown. I provide both sides, both views.
"Michael Brown Down," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Armour Hot Dogs,"Armour Hot Dog Commercial, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
ordinarily I'd say that jokes about the police aren't funny and to give it arrest but this was good! 5's
"Race Baloney," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Rice-A-Roni,"Rice-A-Roni Commercial, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
the race card boom-chicka-boom don't ya jes' love it? 5's
"ISIS," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
I think ISIS your point! 5's
"Thomas vs. Diesel 10," Queen Amidala parody of "Snoopy vs. the Red Baron,"The Royal Guardsmen, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
^ I didn't know you were a german
"Jacob's Christmas," Queen Amidala parody of "Snoopy's Christmas,"The Royal Guardsmen, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
Jacob Woodring? who dat?
"This Is Why I Flopped," the_conqueror_of_parodies parody of "This Is Why I'm Hot,"Mims, Comment by Agrimorfee Report this comment
What a lopsided vote.... But look, TCOP, once again you fell into your bad parody writing habit. Parody title is "This Is Why We Flopped"---and your lyrics described virtually nothing that explains why!
"Thomas vs. Diesel 10," Queen Amidala parody of "Snoopy vs. the Red Baron,"The Royal Guardsmen, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
555 for the parody! But as for historical notes, a few things. As a German, I get tired of the Allied name "Red Baron" b/c vR was actually known as the "Red Knight" (RR) in Germany and Freiherr doesn't exactly translate into Baron. It literally means "Free Man" beholden to none (debt free or rich man). FYI
"Race Baloney," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Rice-A-Roni,"Rice-A-Roni Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Racial injustice has nothing to do with this parody as violent thugs have hijacked the peaceful protests by looting, vandalism, shootings, and throwing Molotovs at Police to incite riot. And also, WHY is it when a White cop beats or kills a Black man of any age... that soon the looting begins??? Michael Brown robbed a convenience store and threatened a clerk or owner. So the Black community goes and and takes its anger out on local businesses, doing the very same thing??? This happens so much that it's no coincidence. When a White man is killed by Blacks, do you see White people looting and running around committing violence? I feel sorry for Ron Johnson who as a Black police officer is now humiliated at the actions of the same community that promised to calm down just the day before. And I don't believe these were outside agitators but real Black residents of Ferguson that feel they have to resort to violence and theft to let off steam. Now there are even shootings at Police AND other residents. What's it been? 8 measley days.
"Race Baloney," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Rice-A-Roni,"Rice-A-Roni Commercial, Comment by Impartial Report this comment
Long-standing racial injustice in Ferguson is no baloney. But your pacing is. Example: Second line has incorrect accents on syllables.

August 17, 2014

"SCOTUS Decree," Callmelennie parody of "Cosmik Debris,"Frank Zappa, Comment by BAS-AZ Report this comment
"Now is that an Art I levy, or a Supreme levy?" That's much closer to "Now, is that a real poncho or a Sears poncho." Need to get that one right; that's one of Zappa's most iconic lines
"#TweetLots," the_conqueror_of_parodies parody of "Thrift Shop,"Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Comment by Michael Pacholek Report this comment
Sorry it took me so long to find this one, but I've also been spending too much time on Twitter @MichaelPacholek. I'm gonna vote some fives.

August 16, 2014

"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by Not a Noo Yawker Report this comment
You're right, you look at the site where that list comes from... "The two most populated metro areas, New York and Los Angeles, also have the highest homeless populations." So the rate isn't the highest, but they still have the most homeless. Anyone can distort facts I guess.
"Samuel L. Jackson," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah,"Song of the South Soundtrack, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Negro= Black. Also, was needed for that line-rhyme. Would you prefer colored or African-American instead? Do you get upset by the identity of Caucasian? As for pacing, a few lines have 1 added syllable and the song was extended (which I should have noted). But not 111 which is a blanket for your bias against me and not the parody. And most AiR voters don't really use the ratings properly anyway, 555'ing friends and 1-bombing others... so your complaint means little to me. As for being "Grown Up"- this is a parody site. You should lighten up and stop spamming the comments page with commentary under multiple S/Ns. You probably spend more time criticizing parodists than writing your own materials. I have 2476 parodies and will reach 2500 next. I am not concerned with petty whiners...

August 15, 2014

"Samuel L. Jackson," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah,"Song of the South Soundtrack, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Shoot Jon, I left out a whole bunch of roles that are also annoying. It's just that to me he f*cked up SW and Avengers by having himself inserted into those franchises by hassling so much. I know that Beyonce expressed interest in Wonder Woman and that Will Smith wanted to be Black Captain America, and that's OK for more modern versions of those comic heroes (look at Halley Berry as Catwoman- worked fine). But was it so important to have a Black Jedi Counselor in Mace Windu? No. Even so, SLJ then complained to Lucas that he specifically wanted a purple light saber made for him so that his presence would be showcased during the fights! Lucas gave in. Then with the Avengers, do we really need a Black Nick Fury? I was looking forward to seeing Nick as a white guy (as he is) with salt & pepper hair and smokin' a cigar in the Captain America movie. But they avoided that and jumped Cap into the future where it is politically OK to have Fury as a Black guy (and to appease the Black audience that claims Hollywood shuts them out every so many years in cycles). When I saw him in "Robocop", it also made me upset. I keep asking myself what he will ruin next. He's slated to do "Afro Samurai" and that is fine in keeping with the true race, identity, and character of that character. If anyone thinks this is racist, then how would it be if a White actor inserted himself into Black roles. What if Shaft was White? Or Black Dynamite? Or Black Panther in the Marvel Universe? "OH HELL NO!!!" would be heard all over the place. Adult Swim has "Black Jesus" and it's funny as hell- BECAUSE IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE!!! Mockery is fine, but don't mess with the franchises. Next thing you know, SLJ will be in Avatar 2, Terminator Genesis or whatever they eventually call it (T5), etc...
"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by Noo Yawker Report this comment
For everybody's information: According to The National Alliance To End Homelessness, the U.S. cities with the top homelessness rate are
1. Tampa
2. New Orleans
3. Fresno
4. Las Vegas
5. Honolulu
6. Los Angeles
7. San Jose
8. Seattle
9. Stockton
10. Springfield, MA
And Patrick, shame on you for your stereotyping New Yorkers for "lack of manners." How dull! You should know better.
"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
actually pretty funny but still a little sad too 5's
"Supertastyyummyscrummykrabbypattylicious," jammyb parody of "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,"Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
this was fun! reminds me of something they might have pulled off in the good old days of "Spongebob" you know my brother (Charmander X) actually wrote a parody about Mr. Krabs too it was a while ago now it's called "Sell This Dart To You" and it is a take on Billy Ray Cyrus' "Give My Heart To You" check it out if you get the chance 5's for this parody extremely well-written and I'd imagine a difficult song to parody!
"Samuel L. Jackson," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah,"Song of the South Soundtrack, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
Rob your a funny mother"beep"er dang it! you were right! he really IS everywhere I've seen him so much I'm beginning to talk like him! 5's
"Rabid Rabbi," Blaydeman parody of "Rockin' Robin,"Michael Jackson, Comment by KL Fan Report this comment
Why are there "Rockin' Robin" parodies on the Jackson 5 page? Michael Jackson sang it as a solo, in fact it was his first solo hit (Bobby Day was the original, but he's not as well known).
"Wake Me Up When HIV's Cured," The Gay Voice parody of "Wake Me Up When September Ends,"Green Day, Comment by becky Report this comment
Hello friends, I’m from Austria I want to tell the whole world about the good deeds DR.OKOSUN did for me, I was diagnosed of a cancer disease (liver cancer), I was told by my family doctor, that I have only 8 months to live on planet earth, I was so depressed, I was thinking about my family, I don’t want to leave them behind, I will OKOSUN curing HIV/AIDS in that case he can also cure your cancer disease, I never believe in spell, I collected his email from him, then I contacted him via email, he told me not to bother myself, that everything will be alright, I believed him, due to the way he said it. He asked me to purchase some items, which I did, he casted the spell and tell me that am free from the bondage, he also asked me to go for checkup, the CANCER disappeared from my body totally, I am forever in debt to him, I owe you a lot Doctor. If you have any deadly disease like HIV/AIDS, ALL TYPES OF CANCER, GONORRHEA, SYPHILIS, and ANEMIA any disease you can think off. Kindly email him now on dr.okosun1spelltemple@gmail.com
"Cry For The Clowns," Parody Pete parody of "Send In The Clowns,"Judy Collins, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
It's almost a cliché by now, the funny man who is crying inside. What could haunt someone so deeply that he or she would end their own life? I hope I never find out.
"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
Brilliantly written. I don't know why anyone would live in New York City, but I'm glad they do, otherwise they would bring their lack of manners and their repressive laws to Kansas ("Home on the Range" is our State song). There are three different versions in the Wikipedia article and they all have six verses. I think your lyrics capture the feel of what it must be like to be one of society's outcasts. Last night, as I stood in line with thousands of more or less affluent people, waiting to attend a concert in Kansas City, Missouri, I saw a man picking up cigarette butts from the sidewalk and stripping the remaining tobacco into a foil pouch. You can see such contrasts in just about any US city. Security code for this comment "ARD". There is a line in the Esperanto version of "Hejm' sur la Step'" that goes "Dum longa rigard', mi scivolis pro ard'" (As I gazed out, I wondered at the glow". I used to know more of the language, this parody brought back some of it.
"Homeless Today," Melanie Lee parody of "Home on the Range,"Traditional, Comment by John Jenkins Report this comment
Well done, Melanie Lee. I don't think the original song has as many verses as your parody, but you had a lot to say and you said it well. Where does the blame for homelessness belong? Of course, a lot of people and institutions can be blamed; but, interestingly, the only perpetrators that you specify are both Democrat. I commend you for being an equal opportunity parodist.

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