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Song Parodies -> "The Weekly World News"

Original Song Title:

"A Day In The Life"

Original Performer:

Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"The Weekly World News"

Parody Written by:

Laurence Dunne

The Lyrics

These are taken from real weekly world news headlines over the years
I read the news today oh boy
It seems that Satan has escaped from hell
And though the news was rather sad
Well I just had to laugh
I saw the photograph

I see Saddam now lives in France
And Jacques Chirac is Gay and loves to Prance
They said that Bush is really smart
He solved a Rubix cube
And then went to the moon in a secretive US space craft
They love to turn us on....

I read the news today oh boy
A spaceship landed in Bin Laden's path
And on the other side of Earth
Bin Laden had a cow
His baby wasn't ugly, no I really mean he bore a cow
They love to turn us on....

Wake up, Cause God is dead
But a baby with no head
Managed to be born and felling well,
Slow down, the cops
are shooting folks for speeding now

Find your coat and grab your hat
There's a crazy Psycho bat
Turning your apartment into smoke,
Taking out a gun and shooting folk

I read the news today oh boy
A british fighter plane found on the moon
The biggest mystery of all
The next day it was gone
I wonder how this magazine has any circulation at all
They love to turn us on

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Claude Prez - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
So you're saying it's not Bin Laden's cow? But he's still married to Saddam, right? Great job Laurence (I was gonna call you "LD" but you're clearly not learning disabled)
Rick D - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
Cool Idea. Wish I'd thought of it.
Robert J. Pagliaro - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
Well done.
Melhi - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
Another great one, Laurence! (I always thought it'd be fun to be a staff writer for WWN.)
T.J. Spindler - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
What about "Batboy" or "Saddam cleaning restrooms as an undercover job" or other stuff? Haha, just kidding. I go to K-mart and Wawa just to read that crap. It's pretty funny, actually. 5,5,5!!! tj out
Static - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
I liked the pictures of an alien abduction. 555s have abducted this parody and hidden it! LOL
Johnny D - October 26, 2003 - Report this comment
Great parody of a great song.
Wild Man - October 27, 2003 - Report this comment
Great Job!
Kat - August 28, 2004 - Report this comment
Sheez!!! It's not all bad!

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