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Song Parodies -> "Fallow Field o' Beans"

Original Song Title:

"Yellow Submarine"

Original Performer:

Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Fallow Field o' Beans"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Fallow Field o' Beans

Earth so brown, yet so forlorn—
There's where I'd plant
My failing seeds.
Set the poles, so they could climb.
Then I planned for my grub: beans.
Why'd they fail? There's lots of sun.
Tilled the field—expecting green.
Here's a tip: Seed amber waves.
Got a fallow field o' beans.

CHORUS:
It just won't give, a fallow field o' beans.
A fallow field o' beans.
A fallow field o' beans.
It just won't give, a fallow field o' beans.
A fallow field o' beans.
A fallow field o' beans.

I'd a yen to store a hoard. . .
Stuff a horde of neighbors next door.
But my plan's drifted away.
[Ocarina solo]

CHORUS

Next year I will strive for peas.
Before that I must
Give soil some feed.
Lye into (lye into)
This field I'll knead (field I'll knead).
Then wallow in (then wallow in)
Yield o' peas.

CHORUS
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Johnny D - June 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Leguminous loveliness. 5's
Meriadoc - June 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Keep up the good work - soon there won't be a vegetable left for the rest of us to parody...! ;-)
Johnny D - June 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Oh, I don't know about that, Merry....there's zucchinis and cucumbers and parsnips and carrots and....wait a minute, those have already been done, haven't they?

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