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Song Parodies -> "Slipped On The Wire"

Original Song Title:

"Great Balls Of Fire"

Original Performer:

Jerry Lee Lewis

Parody Song Title:

"Slipped On The Wire"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

A clown who can't do his job properly at the circus!
This silly clown tried a tightrope walk
To keep balance needs a lot of thought
He slipped the deck, and broke his neck
Goodness gracious slipped on the wire!

This silly clown tried juggling
Dropped all the balls and they're laughing
I am a prat, and full of tat
Goodness Gracious I am so dire!

This silly clown took the trapeze
Ive got a cold and shouldn't sneeze
Aaa-atishoo, aaa-atishoo
Goodness Gracious Fallen so far!

This silly clown thought he should resign
Can't entertain to save his life
He cut his loss, and saw the boss
Goodness Gracious slipped on the wire!

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.8

Total Votes: 5

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Kristof Robertson - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
The frantic OS lends itself to this story, Jase, and you did a pretty good job of it. However (it wouldn't be right if I didn't offer some constructive criticism!) the line "I am a prat, and full of tat" was a bit of a clunker. Also, be careful not to change between 1st person...the "I"...and 3rd person..the "he" the middle of the parody (the only time you can get away with this is by using quotation marks, as if the clown is talking). Other than that, good work!
Jason - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks Kristof!, Something I have learned!
Kristof Robertson - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Just call me Professor Robertson....class dismissed! :-D
Tommy Turtle - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
As a proud alumnus of Professor Robertson's Uniparody of Ox-gored, would of course agree with his suggestions, but yes, very creative concept and switch. Juggle these three Fives without losing your balls.
Jason - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks TT!
Below Average Dave ( - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Professor Robertson and Alumni Turtles. . .ha ha ha :) Love that, theres a parody topic in and of itself! I enjoyed this one, while the song may be short--it's a good warm up and stepping stone for bigger and greater songs.

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