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Song Parodies -> "I Dig, 'Cause I'm a Mars Rover"

Original Song Title:

"I Dig Rock and Roll Music"

Original Performer:

Peter, Paul and Mary

Parody Song Title:

"I Dig, 'Cause I'm a Mars Rover"

Parody Written by:

Michael McVey

The Lyrics

I dig, 'cause I'm a Mars rover,
And I wanna know what's in these rocks.
I wan-na be a success
after so many missions flopped.

The climate may not please me,
The sunshine may just tease me,
But hey, it feels so groovy to say:

I dig the rocks and the boulders
To find out if they ever had life.
NASA's got a good thing goin'
If the politicians get over their strife.

And they when saw my landing,
Mission control was dancing,
Hey, I nailed my target to a tee.

Now I'm looking for water
millions of miles away.
My crystal-clear images,
Hey, they tell you what's on Mars today.

But what I'm here to find out,
When all the soil is mined out,
Is what Mars was like so long ago.

I dig, (oh, oh) 'cause I'm a Mars rover,
Back on Earth I could cause a scene.
I think I could find out somethin',
'Bout what these soil formations mean.

But if I find life was here,
On Earth the people will cheer,
And I'll have a place in history.

Ba, Pa, Ba, Pa, Ba, Pa, Pa,
Pa, Pa, Pa, Pa, Pa, Pa.

Ba, Pa, Ba, Pa, Pa, Pa,
Pa, Pa, Pa, Pa, Pa, Pa.
2004 Michael W. McVeySpoofs and Parodies Yahoo Group

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Peregrin - February 22, 2004 - Report this comment
I really dug this, Michael!
Johnny D - February 22, 2004 - Report this comment
See that little red point of light up in the sky, Rover? Go FETCH! Good boy! 5's
Meriadoc - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Clever take on a not-often-parodied song. :-)
Guy - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Michael, Great piece of work here. I really dug it. This would make a great contest entry. More info:

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