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Song Parodies -> "1865"

Original Song Title:

"1985"

Original Performer:

Bowling for Soup

Parody Song Title:

"1865"

Parody Written by:

Jordan Hochmuth

The Lyrics

[intro]
Woohoo/Woohoo

[verse 1]
Lincoln just hit the wall/even though he had it all
He got shot today/by John Wilkes Booth, okay
His chances're slim to none/so it looks like he's done
He was the President/it's a shame how he went
Now he can remember his past/when he went to a fishing place
And then when he shook his BASS/in front of his wife's face
He just got shot you see/by who's the enemy
Looks at his special life/I guess it has been alright

[refrain]
Farmers, slaveholders/The war just got over
There was bourbon and brandy/still no electricity
No such thing as high school/so I guess it was still cool
But Lincoln's barely alive/in 18, 18, 1865

Woohoo/(1865)/Woohoo

[verse 2]
Lincoln's gonna be a legend/everyone will know his name
And even when his name's just mentioned/they'll recognize his fame
But he had lots to change/the war left the U.S. strange
In a time of need/they needed him to lead
Where's the President who showed much grace?
And who's the next guy who will take his place?
He could've helped improve/technology
And they've never heard of/Ipods, cars and
(what's a radio?)

[refrain]

[verse 3]
Lincoln wants/time to stop
He is freaking out ‘cause he/is almost gone
He doesn't want to be/come history
Just make it stop, stop, STOP
And respect

[refrain 2x]

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kyle - January 28, 2007 - Report this comment
Nice song. I'll sing this next time I hear 1985.

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