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Song Parodies -> "Dread Pollution"

Original Song Title:

"Revolution"

Original Performer:

Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Dread Pollution"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Spewed gray you watch is dread pollution.
Hell! Can't go
Out into this wasted world.
It smells like Satan's institution:
Hell. Can't go
Out into this flaming world.
Bummed! The news talks about destruction
And the fires that cannot be put out.
Where'd sun go? It looks like day for night,
For night, for night.

To bathe there is no real ablution--
Wells, you know,
Are seccer than our sachem's plans.
The coughers [sic] facing destitution,
Gelt they blow--
These screwups have few fans.
We ain't got no money:
Do these people legislate?
All they do's sit in their chambers and masturbate.
Where'd sun go? The soot gives day no light,
No light, no light.

[hack, cough, hack, cough. . . .]

The place to be is Aleutian,
Gelled and froze,
Where the landscapes are not dead.
I'd relish such a substitution,
Gelled and froze
Where morn, eve skies are blue, not red.
I'm gettin' an airway constriction, 'cause air's damn foul
I ain't gonna make salubriousness sans face cowl.

Don't you know it's gonna be all blight,
All blight, all blight. . . .

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Peregrin - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
My fives make your first contribution... :)
McKludge - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
This effort wasn't lilliputian...
alvin - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
nice commentary....at first i thought it was gonna be about someone with nasty dreadlocks
John Barry - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, Peregrin, McKludge, Alvin.
AFW - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Good rootin' against pollutin'
NorCALVotress - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Fire o' Blightness seems my fate, Pirate Jack Sparrow, I who was so slighted by the ~Tabasco Cowboy ~ . . . . . So now let him burn a little !
Below Average Dave - July 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Is it just me or was this very--very--poetic? LOL Alvin:) Agree with the sentiment pretty much in full.
Meriadoc - July 11, 2008 - Report this comment
It's real clean now here in Akron. 'Course we have no jobs... :-P

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