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Song Parodies -> "Doo-Dah, Doo-Dah"

Original Song Title:

"Sugar, Sugar"

Original Performer:

Archies

Parody Song Title:

"Doo-Dah, Doo-Dah"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

CHORUS:
Doo-dah, horse running, running.
The race at Camptown, girl,
Is a whole five miles long--whew!
Running, oh, doo-dah, doo-dah.
The Camptown races, girl,
Gonna run day and night too.

I just can't believe that you bet on horse number 2
(You bet on horse number 2).
It's a bobtail nag; the bay's gonna be coming through
(Bay's gonna be comin' through).

CHORUS

In your pocket's tin, your hat's caved in, but look, I see
(Your hat's caved in, but look, I see)
Your horse gonna win; you are gonna make some money
(You're gonna make some money)

Doo-dah--poor you were, but now you've made some money,
The bobtail nag came through and the bay beat.
Bobtail nag won in a clean sweep, neigh, neigh, neigh.
Pour a little champagne, baby, oh yeah!
You won at Camptown, girl,
Betting on horse number 2.
Oh, doo-dah. . . .

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Pacing: 3.9
How Funny: 4.1
Overall Rating: 4.1

Total Votes: 7

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Steve K. - January 10, 2006 - Report this comment
I'd have never bet that Stephen Foster would meet the Archies.
MasonR - January 10, 2006 - Report this comment
Funny mash-up!
Diddims - January 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Brilliant combination! I'd like to hear it performed!
DocPyro - July 14, 2006 - Report this comment
I can't see how anyone could possibly give this a 1 for funny. It's hilarious. A few accents on the wrong syllables, but other than that the scansion is pretty good too.

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