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Original Song Title:

"Red Rubber Ball"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"A Round Basketball"

Parody Written by:

Sioux Denim

The Lyrics

I should have known this would be my fate,
There's a lesson to be learned from this
but I learned it much too late,
My teachers tried to tell me "Education is the key",
But all of their advice meant not a blessed thing to me
And I wish I'd taken time to look
Inside the pages of a book
And not planned my whole life around
A round basketball.

(flute instrumental)

I never cared for the academic grind,
I only saw my future in my body not my mind,
Running, dribbling, making freethrows, I was clearly best
When the stats were totalled up, there was no contest
And I never took the time to look
Inside the pages of a book,
Hopelessly devoted to
A round basketball

(Flute instrumental)

My future's now my past, and gone are all the cheers
An injury has made a sudden end to my career
Now I've found a job in line with my ability
Working in the stockroom at the Sports Authority
Regret the time I never took
To learn the wisdom found in books
Instead, my hopes were wrapped around
A round basketball,
Regret the time I never took
To learn the wisdom found in books
Instead, my hopes were wrapped arounf
A round basketball
(More flute to fadeout)

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Michael Pacholek - February 13, 2003 - Report this comment
If only the injury had happened after you got to the Knicks. You would've been famous in New York forever, and you still could've used your signing bonus to pay for all of college at once. Like the man said:!

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