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Song Parodies -> "Pretty Ensign"

Original Song Title:

"Pretty Woman"

Original Performer:

Roy Orbison

Parody Song Title:

"Pretty Ensign"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Pretty ensign, haulin’ up the sheet,
pretty ensign, a member of the fleet,
pretty ensign, I don’t believe you’re on this sloop,
sunning on the deck that’s called “poop.”
Stir me.

Pretty ensign, you’re the pard for me,
pretty ensign, nautic’lly and naughty.
Pretty ensign,
I love you as I love the seas:
I propose matrimony’s

Pretty ensign, we can file
papers in just a short while
once we’re in waters of isle country.

Pretty ensign, aye, aye, aye,
pretty ensign, just that way,
pretty ensign, where they fish the sea
and they feed you and treat you right—
in Iceland, baby, this time next night.

Pretty ensign, when you walk by,
pretty ensign, my flag flies high,
pretty ensign, it’s caulk the seams day, olé!
although we know that it’s not OK.
Let’s go down where leakage awaits;
there we won’t find any first mates.
What do I feel?
Must be you hauling my keel.
So out my line I will reel.

Oh! Oh!! Pretty ensign!!!

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Pacing: 5.0
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Total Votes: 5

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Old Man Ribber - February 20, 2013 - Report this comment
JAB - Naughty nauticals! ;D
Rob Arndt - February 20, 2013 - Report this comment
555! This could have also been "Pretty Merman!"
John Barry - February 20, 2013 - Report this comment
Thanks, shipmates.
Rob Arndt - February 20, 2013 - Report this comment
Hey JAB, I got an idea after writing my first comment and quickly wrote a parody off yours. Although I know the RO version, it was easier to copy & paste yours and write fast!!! Look for it tomorrow. And thanks for your constant inspiration JAB. I also rated your parodist parodies 555 but did not comment- am sick most of the time and need bedrest, so I rate several parodies 555 and get back into bed :(
Susanna Viljanen - February 21, 2013 - Report this comment
This song could be mine. We got engaged when my hubby served as Ensign in the Finnish Navy.

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