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Song Parodies -> "Paul Revere"

Original Song Title:

"Guinnevere"

Original Performer:

Crosby, Stills And Nash

Parody Song Title:

"Paul Revere"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

paul revere
saw two lights
by shore...they're coming by shore
so he rode down
through the village
with a warning in his refrain

british coming...can't you see ?
underfire, we'll soon be
hey, don't you hear me ?

paul revere
viewed steeple lamps
by shore...they're coming by shore
late at night
british thought
that no one was watching at all

we shall be free
and our guns will blaze
there's still hope
in the harbor, near the bay
war is underway

paul revere
saw signals there
by shore...they're coming by shore
streaking out
for his ride
through the cold wind
yelling out, "hey"
"look this way"

british marching endlessly
he shouts a warning out to thee
we shall be free

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Johnny D - July 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Bravo from a former Bostonian and current Concordian! It's pretty well agreed that Paul Revere would never have yelled "The British are coming!", since all the Colonials were still technically British subjects at the time.....it's most likely he yelled something like "The Regulars are out!" Also ...... many people don't know that there were MANY riders just like Paul Revere on that night of April 18-19 in 1775 .... there was an entire network of messengers and riders ready-to-go at a moment's notice, not only in Boston, but in all the surrounding towns, up and down the coast and inland. The Colonials had planned for that kind of eventuality long beforehand --- they had an intricate, cleverly-planned system of mounted messengers in-place and ready to be called upon in just such an emergency.
Ashkicksass - July 15, 2004 - Report this comment
This is fantastic! And I love the original, so I'm especially fond of it...
Rod Worden - July 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Well done, Al, 5s! Good choice of song, too. Johnny: Interesting comments!
alvin rhodes - July 19, 2004 - Report this comment
thank you all
Paul Robinson - May 06, 2005 - Report this comment
alvin - missed this originally - great job...not too many folks have done (or know) this song. 5's...

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