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Song Parodies -> "The Other King Kong Dirge"

Original Song Title:

"Blue Jay Way"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"The Other King Kong Dirge"

Parody Written by:

Agrimorfee

The Lyrics

The inspiration for this comes from a similarly weird musical tribute to King Kong once performed by Garrett Morris on the old "Saturday Night Live". I wasn't planning to submit this one, but I changed my mind because of Peter Jackson's announced plans to direct an all-new version of the film.
Bonzo is not here today
Mighty Joe Young lost his way
Magilla won't fit in my bed
Because their best friend is now dead

(Refrain)
Please go King King, please won't you go dear King Kong
Please go King Kong
For we all need some sleep

And it's really time to go
No more deals with RKO
All your antics have now ceased
It was Beauty killed The Beast
(Refrain)

Made some flicks in Tokyo
And the remake was so-so
The critics killed you today
I think they just miss old Fay Wray
(Refrain)

Go King Kong, Go King Kong, Go King Kong (ad nauseum)
Copyright 1990, Agrimorfee.

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Spaff.com - February 22, 2005 - Report this comment
First comment? Obviously not many people know the original. Great job, Aggro. I especially like the second verse - "It was beauty killed the beast" couldn't possibly fit any better.
Agrimorfee - February 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks, Spaff!
Red Ant - September 28, 2005 - Report this comment
(O) Spaff picked out my favorite bit as well Agrimorfee. Good job here.
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - September 29, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) Creative idea for a parody, I really need to get a Beatles album one of these days.
Rick D - September 30, 2005 - Report this comment
I know the original song. This would be a good counterpart to the I did about Mighty Joe Young. We should put these in "A Roomful of Monkeys"
Kristof Robertson - October 04, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) Delightful, Agri! And on a fairly obscure Beatles track as well...555
Stuart McArthur - October 04, 2005 - Report this comment
(O) - wow, I never knew Magilla and King Kong used to hang out - nice work, Agri!
Johnny D - October 04, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) For some unknown reason, "No more deals with RKO" is oddly funny ... perhaps because in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Doctor Frank-'n-Furter climbs the RKO tower to try to escape Riff-Raff's death-ray!
Agrimorfee - October 05, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks for all the props, guys! I used to think this one wasn't all that good, but you proved me wrong. :)
Saider E. - October 06, 2005 - Report this comment
(O) DKTOS, but i had chuckle here and there will reading.
Scathe - October 09, 2005 - Report this comment
(O) :-)

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