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Song Parodies -> "Wranglin' Man"

Original Song Title:

"Ramblin' Man"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Allman Brothers

Parody Song Title:

"Wranglin' Man"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

*ganglia: nerve tissue outside the central nervous system; nates: buttocks; delta rhythms: low brain waves associated with deep sleep
CHORUS:
Gored! I was horned, a wranglin' man,
Tryin' to break a big 'n', lassoing out west I am.
Sent me, that bull, heavin', the rope still in my hand,
Then I was horned, my ganglia* rammed.

Well it's hard to be a wrangler when you're gored, yeah,
And wounded with a long rent in the bum.
I was horned in the crack of my gray-brown butt,
Holin' brown highway--mighty stunned.

CHORUS

Doc's got my nates* groomed so clean, post-hornin'
Leanin' in. . .my ass he'll bend to see.
He says, "Half-assed," a good line, this clown is a wry dude.
Morphine, delta rhythms*, sink in world of sleep.

CHORUS
Gored! I was horned, a wranglin' man,
[Repeat and drift off]

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Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.5
Overall Rating: 4.5

Total Votes: 8

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Stuart McArthur - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
so that's what ganglia is! - nice work, John - 555
alvin rhodes - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
these lyrics fits the OS well...5s
Rick C - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
Holin' brown highway--mighty stunned !!! LOL 555
John Barry - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
Stuart, Alvin, Rick C., thanks.
Red Ant - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
You lassoed this parody down in 5.55 seconds.
Catch 23 - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
Your wordplay off the original song is unsurpassed. Stunning, even. 555
Johnny D - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
John Barry, you are out of freakin' control...stay that way, please.
Michael Pacholek - April 13, 2005 - Report this comment
You're a one-man ganglia. This is right up Guy's alley, and if he doesn't five this (I sure did), he oughta turn in his card.
Kristof Robertson - April 14, 2005 - Report this comment
Your mastery of the rhyme is a thing to behold! 555

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