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Song Parodies -> "Really Real Men of Genius, Volume 2"

Original Song Title:

"Real Men of Genius"

Original Performer:

David Bickler

Parody Song Title:

"Really Real Men of Genius, Volume 2"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Bob Winter created the Bud Light "Real Men of Genius" ads. David Bickler of Survivor is the singer. Pete Stacker is the announcer. As of July 7, 2006, they've done 146 such ads, but, as yet, no "Mr. Parody Song Writer."
(Singer)
Real Men of Genius!

(Announcer)
Amiright salutes you, Mr. Paperboy With Bad News!

(Singer)
Mr. Paperboy With Bad News!

(Announcer)
We know, it's not your fault that it was the day the music died.

(Singer)
The music died!

(Announcer)
We miss Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens, too.

(Singer)
That'll be the day-ay-ay!

(Announcer)
But you wrote a nine-minute masterpiece about it!
One that's been interpreted to pieces for 34 years now!

(Singer)
What's it all mean?

(Announcer)
And, as a result, it's now been parodied 122 times on Amiright!
But we just smile and turn away!

(Singer)
Real Men of Genius!

(Announcer)
Amiright salutes you, Mr. MacArthur Park Cake-Baker!

(Singer)
Mr. MacArthur Park Cake-Baker!

(Announcer)
It's not your fault that on one of those rare days
when it rains in Southern California,
your girl left both you and the cake out.

(Singer)
In the rain!

(Announcer)
And, sure, there's only 17 parodies to your song,
but they're all really good,
and some of them are really, really sick!

(Singer)
You take the cake!

(Announcer)
So Amiright salutes you!

(Singer)
Real Men of Genius!

(Announcer)
Amiright salutes you, Mr... or is that Miss?... Boy Named Sue!

(Singer)
Mr. or is that Miss Boy Named Sue!

(Announcer)
Yes, we know, it was your daddy's fault,
and we know that it was not quite a joke.

(Singer)
Quite a joke!

(Announcer)
And, the worst part about it is,
when you finally found the old bastard,
he talked you out of killing him!

(Singer)
What could you do?

(Announcer)
Sure, there's only been 15 parodies
and there's been more written about lesser than these
but you deserve a salute after all you've been through.

(Singer)
All you've been through!

(Announcer)
So we salute you once, before you die
with some gravel in your guts and some spit in your eye:
Here's to the son of a son of a (beep!), named Sue!

(Singer)
Real Men of Genius!

(Announcer)
Amiright salutes you, Mr. Son of Cop In Old-Time Chicago!

(Singer)
Mr. Son of Cop In Old-Time Chicago!

(Announcer)
I know, there's only 8 parodies of this song,
but I gotta rip it anyways.

(Singer)
Back in the bad old days!

(Announcer)
I guess Dad never taught you about his home town's geography,
since "the East Side of Chicago" would be Lake Michigan.
And Al Capone never had a shootout with the cops?

(Singer)
The forces of the law!

(Announcer)
Why would he? He already had half the force on his payroll!
The Mayor, too! Corrupt to the core!

(Singer)
To the core!

(Announcer)
Maybe that's it. Maybe that's why your Dad survived the fight.
Capone knew he was one of his own!
That explains why you heard your Mama cry!

(Singer)
Heard Mama cry!

(Announcer)
Anyway, if you were a kid in the Roaring Twenties,
you're now over 85 years old,
and probably don't use a computer anyway,
and won't see this salute.
Let's move on.

(Singer)
Real Men of Genius!

(Announcer)
Amiright salutes you, Mr. Honey-Mourning Tree-Planter!

(Singer)
Mr. Honey-Mourning Tree-Planter!

(Announcer)
OK, so this one only has six parodies written to it.
But that's because the song is SO bad,
even people who can stand to listen
to "MacArthur Park" all the way through
can't stand this one!

(Singer)
If only I could!

(Announcer)
Why, even CNN, not a music channel,
has labeled your song the worst ever!

(Singer)
How big it's grown!

(Announcer)
It's so bad, even Amiright's best and brightest have had trouble with it.
But, unlike in your song, hope springs eternal!

(Singer)
Real Men of Genius!
Don't believe "Honey" by Bobby Goldsboro is the worst ever? Here's the CNN article: http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/04/19/eye.ent.worstsong/?section=cnn_mostpopular. It also made Tom Reynolds' (surprisingly hilarious) recent book, "I Hate Myself and I Want to Die: The 52 Most Depressing Songs You've Ever Heard." Reynolds listed some songs as "Perfect Storms." "Honey" was Number 3, and you've probably (hopefully) never heard Nos. 1 and 2: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/artsentertainment/2002725126_legal09.html... and http://arts.guardian.co.uk/fridayreview/story/0,12102,1502655,00.html

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Lucy Branston's Great-Granddaughter - July 09, 2006 - Report this comment
I can't tell you quite how much I miss those adverts. There was a site somewhere where you could play them all, but the owners apparently had to remove the tracks, so thanks for this one - I could almost hear the voices from the advert.
PMS - July 10, 2006 - Report this comment
I'd say you are a real man of genius!

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