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Song Parodies -> "Hokey Pokey"

Original Song Title:

"Helter Skelter"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Hokey Pokey"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

let your legs get to rockin'
ease 'em back till you've put 'em inside
then you stop, stick 'em out, give the outside a try
now you're into the rhythm and its pleasin', my friend
yeah yeah yeah

do you, don't you ?...know that you'd love to
start wavin' those hands on your arms above you
sailin' sailin' sailin'...fingers all are askance here
well, you may start a-lovin' to perform this dance here

now, hokey pokey...hokey pokey...hokey pokey...yeah

will you, won't you ?...start your head shakin'
don't do it too fast lest your neck start achin'
flailin' flailin' flailin'...come on...just take a chance here
forget all your troubles and assume the stance here

look out
hokey pokey...hokey pokey...hokey pokey...ooh
stretch out....stick out your buns

do the step, if you cotton
don't go slack, just continue to slide
then you stop and return as you dip and you glide
then adjust your ol' bottom and repeat it again
yeah yeah yeah

well, do you, don't you ?...don't want no fakin'
you try it too fast, its a leg, you're breakin'
tail in, tail in, tail in...then your butt, you push out here
well, you may do some flubbin', as you leap about here

arms out
hokey pokey...hokey pokey...hokey pokey
legs out...hokey pokey...just shuffle those hands
yes, its bliss
yes, its bliss
strut with those gams
oh now...hokey pokey...woo hoo

i got blisters on my ankles

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 15

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Johnny D - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Okey dokey, jokey Rhodesy!
MasonR - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm gonna turn myself around and give you 5's. This was brilliant!
AFW - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Excellent, tricky switching..and thanks for the dance lessons, now please send a chiropractor over to my house to untangle me :)
McKludge - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Ha! This one is sorely in need of a video or animation to really sell the joke. Like some really shaky B&W video of crazy long-haired and bearded people doing the hokey-pokey.
Stan Hall - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Terrific, novel idea, alvin, and beautifully executed as always.
alvin - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks johnny, mason, mckludge...indeed....thanks stan, glad ya enjoyed
John Barry - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Damn clever!
alvin - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks john
LilPokeyHo - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
That's what it's all about, Sir L'Air! PS: what about an Ohio Wrangler in tight jeans doing the Texas 2-step ? ? ?
alvin - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks LilPokeyHo....sounds intriguing
2Eagle - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
That beats the Macarena.
LadyOOPs - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
Sorry, Lord Alvin, I got the ~A~ Knights mixed up, Sir ! I enjoyed this, as I played the little yellow 'record' of this many moons ago . . .
alvin - November 05, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks 2eagle and LadyOOPS
Peregrin - November 07, 2008 - Report this comment
This parody wasn't hokey, alvin, great work.
alvin - November 10, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks peregrin
malcolm higgins - November 16, 2008 - Report this comment
The man who wrote the hokey pokey died in 2008, Alvi. Apparently there was a huge commotion at the funeral . I mean with the casket.. They put his left leg in.. and well... you know the rest
alvin - November 17, 2008 - Report this comment

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