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Song Parodies -> "I'll Cry' His Head"

Original Song Title:

"I'll Cry Instead"

Original Performer:

Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"I'll Cry' His Head"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Cry'' is short for cryogenize, the process of freezing the head of a dead person in the hope that science will someday figure out how to revivify the head and attach it to a new body. When Red Sox slugger Ted Williams died, his son announced his intention to deep-freeze the Splendid Splinter's noggin, despite the protests of Ted's daughter and other sane people.
I don't think this would be pleasin' to my dad,
And my sister believes I have gone mad.
Still, doing it my way—
Get that cranium locked up today
In a can, where' they'll cry' his head.

They snip it off from the shoulders and decrease any heat.
The new term I use is "neck to feet."
They're gonna freeze it now
In liquid nitrogen somehow.
That's my plan—to cry' his head

Don't wanna try it near Kenmore Square;
The passersby would start to stare.
I'm gonna hide that head away-ay,
'Cause he'll come back again some day.

And when he does he'll see: Sox, champs of the world.
I just wonder if his hair will be curled?

Yes, I had to break him in two.
But ain't that what a loving son should do?
So I'll spend to cry' his head.

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Ghetto John - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
well definately an interesting parody....hmm....im hoping that you were writing from Ted williams son's point of view. Cus I would hope that you dont think like that. but anyways, good job, i loved lost my breakfast, and smoked 3 cigarettes...good job all 5's for any questions or comments email me at...... face_down2k5@yahoo.com
Rick D - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
In a similar frozen vein... http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/thebeatles403.shtml
alvin rhodes - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
hahahaha..this one cracked me up...suppose they left the ol' sox cap on ted's noodle ?...just wonderin'....5s
John Barry - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks, Ghetto (son's POV, yes), Rick, Alvin.
Peregrin - December 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Good job on an underrated OS, JB

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