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Song Parodies -> "A Bug In The Trees"

Original Song Title:

"A Day In The Life"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"A Bug In The Trees"

Parody Written by:

Robin Roberts

The Lyrics

Here in the Northeast, Cicadas have been all over the news. They're invading. It's become quite a joke.
I read the news today, oh man
About a bug that will invade the land
Well, this news, it made me quite mad
But I just had to laugh
Seeing the photograph
They come here from somewhere afar
They didn't notice that their skin had changed
A crowd of people ran and screamed
We'd seen them here before
We didn't know for sure
If they would hit all the right chords
I saw a film today, oh boy
Alfred Hitchcock had just gotten the rights
A crowd of people flocked to see
I just couldn't look
But I read the book
I'd love to squash you dead

Woke up, got out of bed
Cicadas singing in my head
Found my way outside and stepped on one
Looking up, I saw a million more
Found my Raid and grabbed it quick
Killed a bunch in seconds flat
Found my way inside and passed right out
Heard voices saying, it's only a dream

I read the news today, oh boy
Five million Cicadas are in the trees
And though these bugs are rather small
We had to kill them all
Now we know how many bugs it takes to fill the garbage cans
I'd love to squash you dead

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Johnny D - May 25, 2004 - Report this comment
Some funny lines here!
Kristof Robertson - May 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Not bad, Robin...I gave you 4s cause your pacing and rhyming could be a little tighter, and there were some nice ideas that could have been taken a little further...but overall, a great job.
alvin rhodes - May 28, 2004 - Report this comment
absolutely the best song i've ever heard about cicadas
Kat - August 28, 2004 - Report this comment
There's a group of boys at my school who call themselves the "Cicada Busters". This could be their anthem.

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