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Song Parodies -> "Hey There Godiva"

Original Song Title:

"Hey There Delilah"

Original Performer:

Plain White T's

Parody Song Title:

"Hey There Godiva"

Parody Written by:

Chris Frederick

The Lyrics

Hey there Godiva
Where'd you get that great idea
It's a thousand years ago
But girl your name's still famous via
History
Time's march can't fade your memory
At least for me

Lady Godiva
When your husband's oppressive taxes
Made his land so hard to live in
And had people grinding axes
You were kind
Begged him to reduce them many times
But he declined

You said you'd perform a dare
Cruise town naked on a mare
If he'd make the the taxes fair
Yes, your courage and your flair
They are quite a pair

Hey brave Godiva
Guess you must have found it hard
To ride from one end to the other
Of the town without regard
For those who stare
Your bareback ride was really bare
No underwear

I wish Godiva
I could ask you to attest
Whether you thought the men of Coventry
Would honor your request
To look away
How could you expect them to obey
No freakin' way

They were eager to behold
Your long tresses shining gold
And I'll bet if it was cold
That you made your point twofold

A thousand times I've struggled to
Convince the world that it's still true
To protest nude is by far the greatest way
I mean of course by pretty girls
With well-toned thighs and golden curls
Not fat old guys who live at the buffet
Godiva, as you clearly knew
When women show dissent like you
The men will rise up to support their cause
With much applause

Hey there Godiva
Now I'm in an institution
Two more years till I'm released, they say,
Then I'll start distribution of my book
It's based on your advice I took
Called "If They Won't Listen, Make Them Look."
I really owe it all to you...
I wish you knew

It was genius, I must say
Put your assets on display
On a horse to get your way
We should do that still today
We have gone astray
Lyrics copyright © 2009 by Christopher Frederick

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Pacing: 5.0
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Susanna Viljanen - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
Nice historical tidbit. Fives.
iluvnakedbabestoo - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
"Yes, your courage and your flair/They are quite a pair...And I'll bet if it was cold/That you made your point twofold" With subtle naughtiness like that this parody deserves 5's.
Mark Scotti - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
Should be a national pastime! I'd vote on THAT over healthcare... 555 large gallops for bouncing...
blackjack21 - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
Quite a pair-ody. Nicely done, 555 rides with the Lady.
Christie Marie M - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
At first I thought it was going to be a parody about Godiva chocolates, but I was wrong! But great parody anyways! It sure tells all about Lady Godiva! 555!
LadyTaTa - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
Sir, a Gal on a horse always looks her best !
Jonathan S. - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
"Not fat old guys who live at the buffet" XD
That's a hilarious line - and a frightening picture.
John Barry - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
History made fun.
Phil Alexander - September 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Nice one: super idea for a title sub and really well done.
AFW - September 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Great job on all..but I especially like the last stanza...I could see it now, "CNN's Breaking Nudes"
im_so_awesome - September 21, 2009 - Report this comment
555! the pacings amazing and the lyrics are so so soooooooo funny
Silver Power - October 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Funny AND educational? I give you 5s!
Mark Scotti - October 13, 2009 - Report this comment
SOTM Enjoyed this the first time around, and it's always great to get a second "look"
Guy - October 18, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM-Sep-09)

Both historical and hysterical. Good write.
Peter Andersson - October 19, 2009 - Report this comment
So all that so called porn on the internet is nothing more than a mass organized protest against taxes? Why didn't anyone tell me before!? From now on I don't need to feel bad when I by accident happen to stumble over one of those sites. :-)
Glen S - October 22, 2009 - Report this comment
Nice history lesson. Great pacing, and witty throughout.
LadyTATA - October 23, 2009 - Report this comment
Still sounds/reads well, Sir ! But ridin' a horse ~sans clothing~ is NOT very comfortable, Sir !
Max Power - October 29, 2009 - Report this comment
Great.
bobpiecheese - October 31, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) A history lesson AND a porn show? I didn't think that was possible. But clearly, I was wrong. 555 for you!
Matthias - October 31, 2009 - Report this comment
The only Godiva I like is the chocolate.... Not too fond of history lessons or this original song so I have rough feelings about this although I can see that a lot of painstaking research went into this.
DJ Blaze - October 31, 2009 - Report this comment
Don't know too much on the subject, but still pretty darned funny. 555
Jeff Reuben - October 31, 2009 - Report this comment
SOTM--Nice job, told the story very well!
Arwen - November 01, 2009 - Report this comment
I love a good history lesson in my parodies...=) Great work!

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