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Song Parodies -> "Great Joke"

Original Song Title:

"Payphone"

Original Performer:

Crown The Empire

Parody Song Title:

"Great Joke"

Parody Written by:

theshatteredaurora

The Lyrics

Emo or screaming come on. Don't you just hate it when you hear something fantastically funny, then when you go to tell someone else you completely forget it? This is a parody about that.
[Chorus:]
I heard a great joke, from this funny bloke
You'll laugh your face off, it's the truth
I'd tell it to y'all, but I'd get it wrong
I can't remember past line two

[Verse 1:]
Yeah, I'm surprised it's hard to remember
Because it filled me with glee
Wish I had a pen and paper
At least a good memory
I should've asked where he read it
In a joke book or online
Could've been Facebook or Reddit
So stupid not to write down

[Pre-Chorus:]
Just plain slipped my mind
Might stay up all night
Think hard and I might
Recall the punchline
May not help that much
It needs the set-up to make sense

[Interlude:]
That's right!

[Chorus:]
I heard a great joke, but cause I'm a dope
Stuck in my brain it failed to do
I wish I could call the guy it came from
Don't have his number, now I'm screwed
I swear, once you have heard this awesome jest
You'll laugh so hard, it will hurt your chest
Can't believe that I could be so thick
Not to ask the source of that joke, shit

[Verse 2:]
Oh, if I see that guy tomorrow
Repeat that joke of legend
If he forgot it, then oh no
It's off to a search engine
I'll search for some big keywords like
"Monkey" or "kumquat" or "fair"
Those words are all I recall
But without the context, I doubt

[Pre-Chorus:]
They make any sense
How was I so dense
To not get a pen
And write down this jest?
I think that a butt
Was involved, but what it did, I forget

[Chorus:]
I heard a great joke, I'm not blowin' smoke
This thing was real, I swear it, dude
It would make you plotz, least it would if not
For the fact I forgot it, true
I can remember little random bits
At one point there was a pink cactus
I wish all these cherry-picked snippets
Would help me recall what the joke is
Swear it was a great joke

Patience won't run out, this will not be for ought
I will see laughs galore, I need another hint or four
Someone's pulled up, who's that in the door?
It's my funny mate! He'll know what I'm lookin' for
I'mma ask him up front, I've got no time to wait

[Refrain:]
Ring ring motherfucker!

[Chorus:]
Hey, what was that joke that you told me, bro?
It slipped my mind, so help me, dude
Where did it come from? Some online forum
Was it your ass it came from, ew?
I won't calm down until you answer this
Tell me what it was, don't be a dick
Wait, what was that - you have forgotten it?
Guess now we'll never know, ain't that just shit?

[Outro:]
Man, it was a great joke

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No One In Particular - February 08, 2020 - Report this comment
Is this a plagairized work? If so, why is it still here?
Darius Whitehead - February 08, 2020 - Report this comment
*sigh* Is this parody even a joke?

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