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Song Parodies -> "Chubby Ted"

Original Song Title:

"Happy Jack"

Original Performer:

The Who

Parody Song Title:

"Chubby Ted"

Parody Written by:

David Chrenko

The Lyrics

This is simply a modern fairy tale. Any resemblance to a U.S. Senator, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Chubby Ted wasn't tall like his brother, Jack.
He lived in a mansion - bedroom in back.
The years did roll by, Jack became the new king,
Ted was left all alone there to do his own thing.

Ted tried to be Jack - He tried, tried, tried.
But he'd never be Jack inside-side-side-side-side.
He couldn't be Jack, nor would he become king.
He worked days as a knight- that's the second best thing.

(Swing arms like a windmill, create massive wall of feedback -
watch out for Keith, do not step on John's bass solo during instrumental break)

Ted tried to be Jack - One day-day-day.
He went to an island - To play-play-play-play-play.
They couldn't keep Ted from the brew he's lapping.
And you couldn't tell Ted that he wasn't the king.

(Swing arms like a windmill, create massive wall of feedback -
watch out for Keith, do not step on Roger's boots while prancing around stage)

They couldn't stop Ted - He drank-drank-drank.
He drove his car off-bridge - It sank-sank-sank-sank-sank.
And then Chubby Ted fled the waters lapping.
Left a live girl for dead - his, um . . . secretary.

Dum-da-dum-da-dum-dum-doo-doo-doo-dummmmmm.....
We saw ya!

(Swing arms like a windmill, smash guitar into massive wall of speakers -
wake up Keith, do not step on smoke bombs while heading backstage)

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Michael Pacholek - December 28, 2003 - Report this comment
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, but this parody shall never fly.
Absolutely Write - December 28, 2003 - Report this comment
Absolutely write on.
Libby Rawls - December 28, 2003 - Report this comment
Is this who I think its about?
David Chrenko - December 30, 2003 - Report this comment
I think I've finally figured it out - The "Ones Guy" must be Ted Kennedy.
Rick D - December 30, 2003 - Report this comment
Hey Chuckie! We like the new feature. BTW good job Dave.

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