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Song Parodies -> "Oh Gepetto"

Original Song Title:

"In The Ghetto"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Elvis Presley

Parody Song Title:

"Oh Gepetto"

Parody Written by:

Silly Willie

The Lyrics

As the paint dries
The old man sat by the fire warmed
A plain wooden puppet boy was formed
By Gepetto

And old Papa sighs
To a wishing star we hear him plead
"A real little boy is what I need"
Says Gepetto

A fairy came 'n waved her hand
The puppet got up to stand
He went on stage and the people could hear him say
"Everybody look and see"
"I've got no strings on me"
The show's boss was a bad man
And so he ran away

The story turns
He's a little wooden boy with a pointy nose
When he tells a lie it grows and grows
Oh Gepetto

And it's fun he yearns
And so for Pleasure Island they sail
And he grows donkey ears
And he grows a long tail
Oh Gepetto

After his strange transformation
Puppet boy breaks away
He goes back home, finds a note
Finds Monstro, and goes down his throat
And his papa cries

Now he's stuck inside a whale with his old man
So he made a lot of smoke and out he swam
With Gepetto

Then the puppet dies
But the fairy made the boy transform
And Pinocchio took on human form
For Gepetto

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Ghetto John - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
lol lol lol lol lol i loved it, i loved it I love it. hah ha i love the original song, how elvis sings in general, and I read that and imagined elvis singing it, and i just started laughing, let it be known that its only 10 in the morning, so i have to be hush hush. but dude keep it up....all 5's
alvin rhodes - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
you write some good songs, willie and this is one of your best...bravo !
John Barry - December 14, 2004 - Report this comment
Nice job. I had a similar title--different approach--a while ago: http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/elvis3.shtml
Leo Jay - December 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Interesting idea. Well done.
MasonR - December 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Nice job--no strings attached! 555s
Michael Pacholek - June 17, 2005 - Report this comment
How did I miss this one? Jiminy Crickets, it was good!

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