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Song Parodies -> "1982 In The Arcades"

Original Song Title:

"Runaround Sue"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"1982 In The Arcades"

Parody Written by:

Arcade Junkie

The Lyrics

1982 was an excellent year in the arcades, and oh, what a year it was!
Here's the story, yes it's true
About the year of 1982
And all over the place, kids would look around
To find the best new games in town

(music speeds up)

Whoa-oh, whoa-oh, whoa-oh, la-la-la

Now that were in time, let's just get to the start
Dig Dug keeps digging for the pre-teens heart
Super Pac-Man had twice the size he grew
What a good year, here in 1982

Sat-an's Hollow fights the red devil
Moon Patrol gave it a personal hell
Tron was a movie and a good game, too
What a good year, here in 1982

When I just look around
I still hear Burgertime sounds
And Crystal Castles shines diamonds
And Zaxxon took it another angle

Mr. Do eats cherries and looks like a clown
Q*bert just cusses and goes up & down
There's Sinistar and Robotron, too
What a good year here in 1982

Whoa, you better get them quarters out those pockets
Put it in, and let's play

Every sound I hear
The graphics and the tone so crystal clear
Like Pigs and a wolf in Pooyan
And the roar of a game called Pole Position

Centipede has got a twin named Millipede
And so much more, I just don't have to leave
From Wizard of Wor to Domino Man, too
This was the year, it was 1982

Whoa, you better whip out your right hand,
Get a quarter out your pocket
And stick it to the machine

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Michael Pacholek - February 04, 2004 - Report this comment
You work for VH1, don't you?
Arcade Junkie - February 09, 2004 - Report this comment
Hell naw!
Fitu - March 17, 2005 - Report this comment
1982 sucks 1988 the year i was born rules. Here is the phone number for the real estate OK 1982-1988

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