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Song Parodies -> "I'll Fly Instead"

Original Song Title:

"I'll Cry Instead"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"I'll Fly Instead"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

i have every reason to rush...go like mad
cause i just heard my girlie needs me bad
on horseback, i could sway
i'd love to take a train today
but i can't...so i'll fly instead

i'd rather stand on the shoulder and hitch hike to the east
i could walk to phoenix in a week
i'd even ride a cow
or try and catch a bus, somehow
but i can't...so i'll fly instead

don't wanna fly in that airplane there
i get scared when they're in the air
i wish there was another way-ay
i must get back...to her today

and what i do when i must fly is absurd
that's when the drinkin' starts, till i'm a-whirl
then i'll take a downer or two
with just a little shovin' by the crew
i'm pushed in...i'll fly instead

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John Barry - December 09, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks, Alvin, for nice parody and for giving me an idea.
alvin rhodes - December 09, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks john and you're welcome
AFW - December 09, 2004 - Report this comment
I don't know all the later Beatles stuff...only some of the early, like..Love Me Do...etc...but I like your clever contrasts, and especially the line, "I'd even ride a cow"...now that's real love!....I grew up on a farm..and a cow is probably the worst animal in the world to sit on..talk about a backbone wedgie!
alvin rhodes - December 10, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks AFW

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