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Song Parodies -> "Devil in Disguise"

Original Song Title:

"Devil in Disguise"

Original Performer:

Elvis Presley

Parody Song Title:

"Devil in Disguise"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

He'll bankrupt the nation,
Bring on damnation,
Check "Revelation,"
His head's incised.

He's the devil in disguise,
Oh yes he is
The devil in disguise.

He fooled them, playing Christian,
But the faith he's demeaned.
Heaven-sent? No, but try Hades.
The Beast has made the scene.

To truth, he's a stranger,
Once owned the Rangers,
Hangs with deranged turds
Who craft his lies.

He's the devil in disguise,
Oh yes he is
The devil in disguise.

Some thought they were throwing sevens,
When they rolled out three dice.
The bones rested--there on all three,
In Roman math: VIs.

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Pacing: 2.8
How Funny: 2.1
Overall Rating: 2.2

Total Votes: 9

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 5   4

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alvin rhodes - January 28, 2005 - Report this comment
funny concept..i like it...5s
Ingeborg S. Nordén - January 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Outstanding pacing, rhymes and wordplay (the "Roman math" line was ingenious, I think)....and the anti-Bush stance was a bit more subtle than most parodists use. Still, calling a political enemy the antichrist has been done a bit too often (generally speaking). 5-3-4.
John Barry - January 29, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks, Alvin. Ingeborg, yeah, but it's been done metaphorically. Bush really is the AC; but thanks for the comments.

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