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Song Parodies -> "The Strummer Grinned"

Original Song Title:

"The Summer Wind"

Original Performer:

Frank Sinatra

Parody Song Title:

"The Strummer Grinned"

Parody Written by:

Jim Rotondo

The Lyrics

Tribute to Keith.
The strummer grinned, came stumblin’ in,
from across the stage.
He staggered there, a Jaggered pair,
to riff his rage.
Been touring long, coke-bottle-and-bong,
surviving rock star man,
Drugs kicking in, the strummer grinned.

Like Rolling Stones, and walking bones,
he’s looking thin.
Some whiskey here, some brandy there,
some heroin.
Sees Ronnie Wood, who’s looking like
his skinny evil twin,
Then caught his eye, the strummer grinned.

She’s my-little-Miss, Rock and Roll,
best solo song.
He’s looking old, like tainted mold,
but somehow strong.
Who knows how long, he’ll carry on,
his face looks mighty thinned.
Drunk to the end, the strummer grinned.

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TJC - March 26, 2009 - Report this comment
5 Keith Richards-sized keys for yer inventive vignette, man... (and, do you have anything on you you could spare?)!
Andy Primus - March 26, 2009 - Report this comment
Very good - like the Stones were until the 80's
alvin - March 27, 2009 - Report this comment
keith IS rock 'n' roll...love the contrast against the gentle melody...great stuff
Jim Rotondo - March 27, 2009 - Report this comment
Thank you TJC, Andy and Alvin.

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