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Song Parodies -> "Hooked One; I'm Reeling"

Original Song Title:

"Hooked on a Feeling"

Original Performer:

B.J. Thomas

Parody Song Title:

"Hooked One; I'm Reeling"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

I can't stop this reeling on the deep blue sea.
Twirlin' round, the line's unspooling, dizzyingly.
Hard to hold pole when a Marlin fights;
Let the line troll till a big one bites.

I've hooked one; I'm reeling;
My line is squealing; it's no landlubber, me.

Fish can make your hands weak as they play on that line.
Percodan! I'm hurting! Let me sup on anodyne.
My back's a kyphotic curl, and I sure need a cure;
Still I get piscine kicks, tricking with a lure.

They're a good lunch when they are deboned;
When you cut, ascertain knife is honed.

I've hooked one; I'm reeling
And I'm really feeling that lozenge lullin' me.

(sole-o)

There's a good lurch, and I am "dethroned";
Forgot safety cinch 'cause I was stoned.

Please hook me, I'm keeling
And I think I'm feeling Marlin lungin' at me.

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TJC - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
Nice fish tail! (For the sake of your protagonist, hopefully it was only Marlin Perkins lunging for him at the end...)
alvin - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
you know i fall for the fishing parodies hook line and sinker
John Barry - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks, TJC, Alvin. Welcome back, TJC. Fine work from you two, as usual. The site isn't registering votes for me. . .have tried on two computers. You're obviously able to vote. Wonder if anyone else is having this problem?
stuart mcarthur - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
got me with the brilliant title JAB - good stuff - 555
Ann Hammond - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
The title hooked me too
PMS - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
Reely funny
AFW - April 17, 2007 - Report this comment
Great title switch..fine story...top job..5 fish
Yoidy - April 19, 2007 - Report this comment
You opened Davy Jones' locker with this one, and I don't mean no monkee!

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