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Song Parodies -> "I Know Why Panozzo Died"

Original Song Title:

"I Know Why the River Runs"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Lee Ann Womack

Parody Song Title:

"I Know Why Panozzo Died"

Parody Written by:

Edward Genereux

The Lyrics

Much like "Dear John" by Styx, this is a tribute to John Panozzo, the original drummer of Styx. The OS comes off the album best known for its title track, "I Hope You Dance." If you miss the days when Styx had Panozzo (and Dennis DeYoung, who is still alive), please leave a comment letting me know.
Stanza I.
When I am on iTunes,
I think of the days
When Styx was a-sizzling
In so many ways.
I think of dear John,
Yet he now is gone.

Refrain.
I know why Panozzo died,
Leaving Styx to just grieve its loss.
I know why DeYoung soon quit
When he could not transport his cross.

Stanza II.
Play The Grand Illusion
So that I can feel
All of Styx's voices;
That way, I will heal.
May God forgive his soul
So that he may be whole.

(Refrain)

Bridge.
There's a void where John Panozzo once drummed;
There's an emptiness where James Young once hummed;
And Tommy Shaw was left to grieve
WIth good Johnny's brother Chuck.
I pray God save his soul,
So that he may be whole.

(Refrain)
"God knows, it's heaven where you are!"--Tommy Shaw of Styx, "Dear John"

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