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Song Parodies -> "1865"

Original Song Title:

"1985"

Original Performer:

Bowling For Soup

Parody Song Title:

"1865"

Parody Written by:

Thor2000

The Lyrics

I tried to do this parody for several other years with entirely historical references, but I just couldn't get them to really work. This version I think works best.
Woo-Hoo-Hoo
Woo-Hoo-Hoo
Something just hit the wall
It sounded like a ball
It’s always one thing a day
Things are not okay

Footsteps on the floor
Since I turned twenty-four
Why do I play host
For that stupid ghost?

He had been a soldier
Killed in the Civil War
Got hit by cannon flash
Now he haunts my bar
I tell him I’m not his enemy
Why can’t I have an average life?
Nothing has been all right since….

President Lincoln, General Lee,
Sherman’s March to the Sea…
There were flintlocks, debates…
And only half the states
I hear screams all night
He keeps me up till light
Cuz he still thinks its…
18-18-1865!!!

Whooooo…
1865
Whooooo…

He knows all the classics
He knows every dirty trick
Rapping on the walls
Faking long-distance calls…
Since the North won the war…
He breaks into my car
I tell him what I’m thinking
He blames it on President Lincoln

Wears Confederate grey all the time
As he constantly gets out of line
Why does he do it to me?
Still hostile about the past…
He still asks bout…

President Lincoln, General Lee,
Sherman’s March to the Sea…
There were flintlocks, debates…
And only half the states…
I hear screams all night
He keeps me up till light
Cuz he still thinks its…
18-18-1865!!!

Whoo-Hoo-Hoo….

I can’t sleep
Not a peep
I think I’ve had enough
Time for TAPS and their stuff
Please make him stop…
Stop!
He recalls…

President Lincoln, General Lee,
Sherman’s March to the Sea…
There were flintlocks, debates…
And only half the states
I hear screams all night
He keeps me up till light
Cuz he still thinks its…
18-18-1865!!!

Woo-Hoo-Hoo….

President Lincoln, General Lee,
Sherman’s March to the Sea…
There were flintlocks, debates…
And only half the states
I hear screams all night
He keeps me up till light
Cuz he still thinks its…
18-18-1865!!!
I have a website called the Collinsport Ghost Society and a book out called Volunteer Ghosts telling about the ghosts of Tennessee.

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TJC - May 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Good stuff (no Drivel Snore here)!
littleCupCakes - May 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Hey, ~1865~ was a great Wine year! Friends tell me that I'm locked in 1965 . . . !!
Psycho Librarian - September 15, 2008 - Report this comment
The reference to "flintlocks" should be changed to "caplocks," as that was the most comment ignition system during the American Civil War. Flintlocks were used during the American War of Independence, Napoleanic Wars/War of 1812, and the US/Mexican War.

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