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Original Song Title:

"The Legend of Paul Revere"

Original Performer:

Paul Revere and the Raiders

Parody Song Title:

"The Legend of George Lucas"

Parody Written by:

Rex Ungericht

The Lyrics

In a little town called Hollywood back many years ago
A man was writing Star Wars, hoping it would make some dough
And to an interviewer he confessed his secret plan
"I think twelve episodes is what this story's gonna span."

And though we've read what Lucas said
We'll never know just what's in George's head

The first one was a big hit, it was raking in the cash
And then the Dark Side started telling Lucas he was rash
So he spoke out in public so that everyone would hear
"This story is nine episodes, just let me make that clear."

And though we've read what Lucas said
We'll never know just what's in George's head

In 1983 the third installment had been shown
And it was time to take a break with Indiana Jones
And looking back on what it took to make that trilogy
"Six episodes is all there is", George Lucas did decree

And though we've read what Lucas said
We'll never know just what's in George's head

And now the final episode's about to hit the streets
But hardcore fans will swear to you the story's incomplete
And though we hope that someday George will listen to the fans
Unless he needs the money all the Jedi have been canned

And though we've read what Lucas said
We'll never know just what's in George's head

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 9

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 3   1
 4   1
 5   7

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Guy - April 04, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) May no fours be with you. I'm voting 5s.
Charlie Decker - April 09, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Impressive. Now, release your anger!
Adagio - April 12, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Good one.
Ash - April 14, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) I wanted to smack Lucas when I heard he wouldn't make the last three!
Agrimorfee - April 14, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Considering his current track record as a filmmaker, it's probably a good thing he won't make 3 more.
Melhi - April 15, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Very good, this is.
Stuart McArthur - April 16, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) - yeah, what a golden era for George - while he's on a break, he puts together Raiders of The Lost Ark - wow - nice tribute Rex
Jeff Reuben - April 17, 2005 - Report this comment
Nice tribute...can't wait for next month!
Rick C - April 17, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Nicely done!...555
Johnny D - April 19, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Well done, Ungericht-Wan Parodi.
Scathe - April 22, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Like the parody, Waiting for the film.
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - April 29, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Great topic, well written, the force is strong here.
Claude Prez - April 29, 2005 - Report this comment
NEHOTOS (Never Even Heard Of The Original Song). Easy to follow, though. I had no idea he had planned to make twelve of 'em. Clearly, three was enough. Good song though.
Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd - April 29, 2005 - Report this comment
Well, I've never heard about 12 either, but 9 did reach my neck of the woods.
Jordan (Mike Armstrong) - May 01, 2005 - Report this comment
nice read. clever. - May 01, 2005 - Report this comment
My MP3 source was fresh out of this OS, alas. Ditto what Claude said.

I'm old enough to remember the days before Star Wars was Episode Anything - it was just one movie with a complete story arc. Oh, and nobody knew who Harrison Ford was.
Tim Mayfield - May 01, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Direct your attention over here to some 5's.
Arwen - May 01, 2005 - Report this comment
SOTM--I don't know the original well enough to vote...but I enjoyed reading this!
Rex - May 02, 2005 - Report this comment
Thank you all. Yes, Lucas did originally say that there would be 12 episodes, but that was so early in the process that I doubt he had given it much thought. He definitely had thought about it when he said 9, though.
Wozzyhonk - May 14, 2005 - Report this comment
Yep, I agree with Arwen - Done well, you have
Louie - December 30, 2006 - Report this comment
I Think George Lucas Is a money grubbing whore I heard This upcoming year 2007 that he's bringing out the whole series of dvds 1-6 and probably extra special dvd for u loosers that believe in The Lucas Hype!

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