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Song Parodies -> "The Things We Don for Love"

Original Song Title:

"The Things We Do for Love"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

10 CC

Parody Song Title:

"The Things We Don for Love"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Too many broken parts on things that make you quiver,
Appliances that require lots of batteries.
Just getting laid's a better form of vice,
The things we don for love,
The things we don for love.

Pure fornication has got its own set of problems,
So you could always opt for hot sex on the phone--
Still better than a leather zippered gown,
The things we don for love,
The things we don for love.

A taut ring can cause pain when you grow,
Need a harness for a 'do--
Useful when an eel-like part of you ain't risin'.
You can wrap a plastic mask around your eyes;
Then he/she can't see your makeup.
Shake too hard--strap-on breakup.

Ooh, fakes parts to love you,
Ooh, prosthetic way,
Ooh, now let me chain you to the wall.

It's time to apprise yourself of this situation:
Agree to dishabille# and then discard the parts
Let nature take its course; concupiscence+ will rise
The things you've doffed for love
(The things you've doffed for love),
The rings you've doffed for love
(The rings you've doffed for love),
The springs you've doffed for love
(The springs you've doffed for love),
The minks* you've doffed for love
(The minks you've doffed for love). . . .

[fade]


# undress
+ lust
* reference to "Venus in Furs," by Austrian novelist Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, for whom "masochism" is named.

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Pacing: 4.8
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Overall Rating: 4.6

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Paree Dee - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Tie me up, tie me down, I still can't stop laughin' . Five lashes for this one !
Stephen Harrington - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but too good not to vote, 555.
alvin rhodes - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
clever concept and execution
John Barry - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Paree Dee, Stephen, Alvin, thanks.
Royce Miller - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Smokin'; and not an easy one to parody.
Stuart McArthur - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
"dishabille" is a first for me, John - funny job - and "eel-like part" is also a first for me, John - 555
Michael Pacholek - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Almost perfect. The only thing missing was a reference to the old Christmas line, "Don we now our gay apparel."
Tommy Turtle - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Parody on masochism??? You're sick! :) :) :) lol.
'Course, just kidding, "butt,-Plug?" No, I won't suck-umb to the temptation.... :)
Red Ant - March 28, 2006 - Report this comment
Barely re-member TOS butt good job, especially with "Need a harness for a 'do--" lol. 555
Etommylogical Turtle - March 29, 2006 - Report this comment
If feeble pea-brain memory serves correctly, "concupiscence" comes from the same root as "concubine".
Larry Hensley - March 29, 2006 - Report this comment
Funny
nikirules - June 17, 2006 - Report this comment
well I dont know how to submit anything into the song lyrics thing so I will explain it here... In my country they have a chocolate cald: dove So I thought they were singing: The things they do for dove... the things they do for dove....

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