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Song Parodies -> "Pun Away"

Original Song Title:

"Runaway"

Original Performer:

Del Shannon

Parody Song Title:

"Pun Away"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

The creepy instrument heard in the second half of the song is a "musitron," not a "mellotron" as I previously said. It was played by Max Crook, who wrote "Runaway" with Del. Writing mainstream songs isn't easy. Writies parodies might SEEM to be easy, but every now and then I get a little bit writer-blocked, a total eclipse of the brain.
(guitar opens)

(piano added)

As I type along
I wonder
what went wrong
with this line
I put into this song?

And as I still type on
I think of
the jokes that were much better
I wrote when I was young.

I'm a-typing on this board.
Feel I'm going out of my gourd.
Wishing you would laugh with me
instead of at my misery.
And I wonder

I wah-wah-wah-wah-wonder

why

a-why-why-why-why-why
does humor stray

and I wonder
why I can't play.
I threw that pun away.
That pun, pun, pun, pun, pun away.

(musitron bridge)

I'm a-typing on this board.
Feel I'm going out of my gourd.
Wishing you would laugh with me
instead of at my misery.
And I wonder

I wah-wah-wah-wah-wonder

why

a-why-why-why-why-why
does humor stray

and I wonder
why I can't play.
I threw that pun away.
That pun, pun, pun, pun, pun away.
That pun, pun, pun, pun, pun away.
That pun, pun, pun, pun, pun away.
(repeat 'til fade)

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Yoidy - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Writer's block. Get out and go for a walk! Pretty punny.
alvin rhodes - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
muses are fickle things
Michael Pacholek - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Tell me about it, Alvin. Especially the Elfin kind.
Ann Hammond - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Punny
Tommy Turtle - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
I'm a punster, clear and plain
Some so rotten that they cause folks pain
What will this one bring for me?
Laughs lots, or misery?
'Cause I'm punster
I'm pun-pun-pun-pun-punster
Why?
Wry, wry, wry, wry, wry
With words, a way
And I wonder:
Oh, will it "play"?

Um, could I borrow some of that writer's block? .... I have the opposite problem lol. 555 My rotten pun today
A -pun, pun, pun, pun, pun today.
TT - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Darn it, flippers on the keyboard again... The end comment got smooshed into the spin-off. The last two lines of spin-off were:

My rotten pun today
A -pun, pun, pun, pun, pun today.

Meriadoc - January 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Don't feel blue Michael, we still love you. Oh, wait! You like being 'blue' (as opposed to red that is... ;-)

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