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Song Parodies -> "Yes, He Was My Neighbor"

Original Song Title:

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?"

Original Performer:

Fred M. Rogers

Parody Song Title:

"Yes, He Was My Neighbor"

Parody Written by:

Bubba

The Lyrics

It's a sorrowful day in this neighborhood,
We're sorry that we lost our neighbor.
Wasn't he fine,
That friend of mine?

It's a sorrowful day for our lost childhood,
A sorrowful day to remember.
Wasn't he fine,
That friend of mine?

I have fond memories of the hours spent with him.
I'll always remember visiting his neighborhood with him.

So, let's make the most of this sorrowful day.
Just to remember, we might as well say:
Wasn't he fine,
That friend of mine?
Yes, he was my neighbor.
Won't you please,
Won't you please,
Remember Fred, my neighbor?

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Pacing: 4.5
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Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 48

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Jim - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
RIP Fred Rogers
Rice Cube - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
I guess this really isn't a funny parody, but I think it's an appropriate tribute. I'll miss Mr. Rogers.
Jonathan C. - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
Yes, Mister Rogers will be sorely missed. ;(.
Ghetto John - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
when it comes to parodies like this i usually change the meaning of how funny to how moving, and i being a neighbor myself will miss Mr. Fred Rogers deeply. This is a very moving parody peace.
TripleXtC - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
even though he was made fun of along with every celebrity, i believe he was the only one who we couldn't pin anything bad on. truely a good neighbor i'm sure, and also enriched the lifes of children. *i was a devoted Mr. Rogers watcher!* RIP Fred Rodgers. I hope to see you in heaven. he wouldn't belong anywhere else. --xtc--
Billy Florio - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
did anybody think that Mr Rogers was a pedifile? lol, no only kidding.....RIP Fred Rogers
John Harvey - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
Rest in peace neighbor. Pittsburgh was lucky to have you. Great tribute to a great man.
Kristen - February 28, 2003 - Report this comment
Well done, and very appropriate. We'll all miss Mr. Rogers.
Mike (Mike Armstrong) - March 01, 2003 - Report this comment
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Rage - March 03, 2003 - Report this comment
Thanks.. for the nice eulogy
Lou Spagnola - March 07, 2003 - Report this comment
I was a devoted Fred Rogers Fan, too, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. He was a truly great man. Thanks for the tribute.
BlackPaladin15 - March 25, 2003 - Report this comment
Definately going to miss him.

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