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Song Parodies -> "You've Got a Trombone Now"

Original Song Title:

"I Think We're Alone Now"

Original Performer:

Tommy James/Shondells

Parody Song Title:

"You've Got a Trombone Now"

Parody Written by:

Rick Duncan

The Lyrics

I acquired a cheap trombone. This is my wife's feeling about it.
Children all run
That's what they do when you go practice
For me it's not fun
You're not in a band
And while you're
Blowing just as hard as you can
Pushing out the slide in your right hand
Getting some notes to play, though they're not right
And when I put my hands to eardrums
As you fumble with a tune
I have to say

You've got a trombone now
That doesn't mean you play when there's folks around
You've got a trombone now
The blatting of that thing is an awful sound!

Dog ran away
He went to hide from that tootin'
The neighbors all pray
That we'll move real soon, because you're
Honkin' just as loud as you can
Rattlin' the cells in my brain pan
Getting some notes to play, though they're a fright
And then I start to tear my hair out
As you fumble with a tune
I have to say

You've got a trombone now
That doesn't mean you play when there's pets around
You've got a trombone now
The blatting of that thing make my migraine pound!

You've got a trombone now
That doesn't mean you play when there's life around
You've got a trombone now
The blatting of that thing sometimes shakes the ground!

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Arwen - October 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Hee! I can totally relate to this one...although for me, it was my 10 year old neighbor and his maniacal trumpet.
Michael Pacholek - October 12, 2005 - Report this comment
One down, 75 to go.
Phil Alexander - October 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Very funny, Rick - and close enough to the original to remind me how it went.
Arwen, you had me worried for a sec- but my 10-year-old son has started the euphonium, not the trumpet ;-)
Paul Robinson - October 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Aah...an acute case of irriterial trombonisis...5's ~ ~ ~
Johnny D - October 15, 2005 - Report this comment
And we tumble to the ground and I say
You've got my trombone now
You're beating with your hand on my own brass band, OW !!
Stan Hall - February 20, 2008 - Report this comment
Very funny ... and as a trombonist myself, I can really relate to this. When I first started -- in 5th grade, about 50 years ago, my equally inexperienced trumpet-playing back fence buddy/neighbor and I often practiced "together" across our respective back yards, he out his window, I out mine. I'm sure the neighbors all just loved these "concerts"! AAMOF, I still have that old trombone. :-)

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