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Song Parodies -> "Hey There Delilah (Sampson's Story)"

Original Song Title:

"Hey There Delilah"

Original Performer:

Plain White T's

Parody Song Title:

"Hey There Delilah (Sampson's Story)"

Parody Written by:

Rex Ungericht

The Lyrics

A *very* loose retelling of the Sampson & Delilah tale.
Hey there Delilah
Gee my hair sure smells terrific
It was blessed when I was born
And now it’s shiny and prolific
Yes it’s true
I need a powerful shampoo
To clean my ‘do

Hey there Delilah
All the Israelites are jealous
‘Cause my hair is long and silky
Not like other Hebrew fellas
I won’t lie
I am one divinely coiffered guy
You can’t deny

I’ve got hair down to my knees
It’s as soft as it can be
There’s no tangled locks for me
All my stylists agree
That it’s heavenly

Hey there Delilah
I work as a bodyguard
Because I’m very burl-
y with the strength to juggle neutron stars
It’s understood
I am the baddest in the ‘hood
And that is good

Hey there Delilah
I’ve got muscles on display
And every time I flex I’ll dazzle you
And take your breath away
In every brawl
Got a punch just like a cannon ball
And that’s not all

When I was just twenty-three
Made the Philistines all flee
Schwartzenegger’s scared of me
And I laugh at Mr. T

Yes my career’s gone pretty far
But there is something quite bizarre
About the way that I got my super strength
My hair is there for more than show
And now it’s time for you to know
That I grow stronger as it gains in length
I know my secret’s safe with you
Because I know our love is true
I know you want to be be my trophy dame
And share my fame

Hey there Delilah
I just woke up all lightheaded
And you’re standing there with barber shears
The things that I most dreaded have come true
I’m balder than that guy named Yul
Weaker than the plot of “Porky’s II”
You sold me out so get a clue
‘Cause babe we’re through

Now look what you’ve done to me
Filled my enemies with glee
They’re all coming after me
I think I had better flee
Where’s the Lexus key

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Matthias - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Spectacular story-telling, and an impressive idea. Hairy Funny!!!
Agrimorfee - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
I had this same idea floating in my head just briefly over the weekend, but you beat me to it. And beat me well. Good job Rex!
Jack Wilson - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
LOL they talked about that on Conan a couple nights ago, so it made me sorta have this idea. I still have an idea for this OS up my sleeve. 5s
Kristof Robertson - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
LOL! Great stuff, Rex...the Yul and Porky's II lines particularly tickled me. Funny, funny stuff, dude! 555
Rex - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Matthias - thanks! Agrimorfee - I've got the beat. Thanks! Jack - I'll be looking for it. Kristof - Those were my favorites too. Thanks.
John Jenkins - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
What Kristoff said (and no points off for misspelling your protagonist's name).
Rex - August 31, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks JJ (and no points off for misspelling Kristof) :-)
Steve - December 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Hilarious...great writing...i'd sing it to a sunday school class haha
littleCupCakes - December 20, 2007 - Report this comment
555; you've definetely 'dazzled' this dame, Sir; and you're only 23!!
Omar - December 26, 2007 - Report this comment
is the the one with a song already? I mean... can we hear the song?
Kristi - May 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Very funny. I just heard this for the first time on my local Christian radio station. Nice job.
Greg - May 04, 2010 - Report this comment
Good but not as good as Tim Hawkins version
LilCougarCakes - May 05, 2010 - Report this comment
. . . don't worry, Sir it will grow in no time to a delightful buzzzzzz cut; the kind of furry cBros Cut that I love to stroke . . . .

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