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Song Parodies -> "How Mental Is My Pain"

Original Song Title:

"A Lover's Concerto (How Gentle Is the Rain)"

Original Performer:

The Toys

Parody Song Title:

"How Mental Is My Pain"

Parody Written by:

Rick Duncan

The Lyrics

I always thought the title was "How Gentle Is the Rain" until I looked it up. The music was written taken from J.S. Bach's "Minuet in G" as every piano student knows. But I'm not counting this as a classical parody. It's from the pop song.
How mental is my pain?
The doctor says it's not authentic
I told him that he needs to run some more tests
I'm sure he'll find something, Ow!
Now both my kidneys hurt
I think they're gonna need replacing
So put me on the list, someone else won't miss
Them when they're in me

Now, I am really sure
That I've contracted the Ebola
Look, I have all the signs, fever and the shakes
It's not all in my mind, Ow
Please, take me to ER
For I might die before I get there
There goes my back again, and just one more thing
Where's the aspirin?

Someday they'll find a cure
Forever end all of my suffering
I'll dance and run and play, and I won't complain
Every single day, Ow
But, I guess until then
I'll have to try every placebo
And, someday they might work, proving it to me
Medics are all jerks

When I am in my grave
I want to have this short inscription
Carved, letters big and thick, carved there in the stone
"See! Told you I was sick!"

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.8

Total Votes: 9

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Paul Robinson - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Rick - the original is "sort of" there floating somewhat unfocused in my dome, but I can't quite get a fix on it. I'll come back later and take a look again.
Johnny D - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Johnny D - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
DKTOS but I'd like to.... got a link to a sample of that Bach minuet?
Rick D - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment Minuet in G major (not minor)
Johnny D - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Listened to it, thanks. 5-5-5, pretty cool.
Paul Robinson - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Rick D - Hey, wait just a Minuet, I know this one! Good job, you know, this was actually kind of a neat little original song when it came out, too...5's...
Billy Florio - August 29, 2004 - Report this comment
You guys all know the original, I just bet you didnt know the name of it....nice job Rick

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