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Song Parodies -> "Hummers Sure Are Pretty"

Original Song Title:

"Summer In The City"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Lovin' Spoonful

Parody Song Title:

"Hummers Sure Are Pretty"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

hot damn...hummers sure are pretty
black as all heck, never dirty and gritty
fuel hikes...isn't it a pity ?
doesn't seem to be no cheap gas in this city

drive 'round...half a tank the gauge read
when i got to my block, nothing's what the thing said

but its quite a delicious pearl
"far out", say all the girls
come on, come on...let's drive all night
despite the fee, i believe i might

and babe...MPG in the city...is so crazed
can't be more than five
but those hummers sure are pretty
yes, those hummers sure are pretty

cool car...sure ain't itty bitty
stereo whines when i'm playin' my ditties
need gas...screwin' off the liddy
gee, it looks i get no change back from my "fiddy"

but i'm breezin' and i won't stop
runnin' up a bill, boy, i'd love to see the cost drop

what a sight...i'm above the herd
way up...among the birds
come on, come on...no need for fright
if we should crash, we will be alright

and babe...though i ain't j. paul getty
i will pay...for the sake of my ride
cause those hummers look so pretty
yes, those hummers look so pretty

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Agrimorfee - May 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Great stuff, Alvin! The first two words are my pet misheard lyric phrase. The concept fit so well with the original's rhythm and style. Great rhymes, but I'll be tootin' if I know what a "fiddy" is.
alvin rhodes - May 22, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks agrimorfee....."fiddy" is an abominization of 'fifty" as in fifty dollars
AFW - May 22, 2006 - Report this comment
I think they're pretty, too....pretty expensive and pretty hard to keep filled with gas...I hear GM stopped making them...Good job on the parody.,tho..
MrMacphisto - May 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Good job, Alvin... 5-5-5
Larry Hensley - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
I'll be hummin' this tune today, fives
Rick C - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
Great title and parody to match. Lots of great lines, alvin. 555
alvin rhodes - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks AFW mr macphisto larry and rick

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