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Song Parodies -> "Cavillin' Man"

Original Song Title:

"Travelin' Man"

Original Performer:

Ricky Nelson

Parody Song Title:

"Cavillin' Man"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

I'm a cavillin' man,
I prate and never stop,
Malodorous churl.

Listeners cannot support it when I start,
And sometimes their lunch they hurl.

An unwitty senseless bleater wastrel, that's me,
Spouting "woe" lexico.
My kvetching's a disaster; please stop me.
I bruit drivel, vexing so.

I entreat, malign, mouth a burpin' sound
Because I've got heartburn.
I've a tryin' drawl from a time long gone. . .
Antebellum terms.

Pithy polysyllabism, oh no, not me.
I am not recondite.
When I talk, I demand, "Oh, why not me?!"
I kvell about my plight.

When I eat—a swine. . .sowish burpin' sound.
Ache from heartburn; I squirm.
'cause the fries in craw'll spout a gross strong pong. . .
Make your myelin turn.

It's appalling. . .hear me prating, "Oh, woe is me!"
Strife-engendered delight.
When I talk, awful cant and whine. Kick me!
I kvell about my plight.

Oy! I'm a cavillin' man,
Meshugge cavillin' man,
Mensch! No, a cavillin' man,
Goy, yet a kvetchin' man.

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Stan Hall - March 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Best part is mentally running down the list of candidates for this song's target. :-)
alvin - March 22, 2008 - Report this comment
especiaally liked 'spoutin woe lexico'
little-Lexi-Ho - March 24, 2008 - Report this comment
Pirate Jack Barrow, your boarishness can be trying . . . as all pirates are!

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