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Song Parodies -> "VanderLand"

Original Song Title:

"Piano Man"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"VanderLand"

Parody Written by:

Tim S and Jordan G

The Lyrics

Anyone who attended VanderCook College of Music between the late nineties and early this century should find this terribly funny, anyone else, probably not so much.
It's nine a.m. on a Saturday
Instrument Repair shuffles in
There's an old man sitting next to me
Making love to his soldering pin
He says son can you fix me a clarinet
I'm not really sure how it goes
It's sad and depleted but I need it completed
Before I let you go home

La da da...

You've been here too long in VanderLand
You've been here too long, that's right
But you've gotta practice a melody
You'll probably be here all night

Now George is wandering down the hall
Trying to pull off a joke
And Jacoby's in class and he's talking real fast
'Cuz he wants to go out for a smoke
Well security arrested Chris Kuzmanoff
For practicing way past close
He's been practicing "Cascades" for thirty-one days
And he still isn't sure how it goes

It goes La da da...

Now Ables is a strugglin' percussionist
The casino's his excuse for a life
And though he's not prudent Fallinske's a student
And probably will be for life
Cory is practicing politics
While Dan Burke slowly gets stoned
They're practicing a tune they call "Loneliness"
But it's better than practicing alone

You've been here too long in VanderLand
You've been here too long, that's right
But you've gotta practice a melody
You'll probably be here all night

Rosie K.'s got her DmA
Chuckie T., his PhD
I've got a confession stay outta Ruth's profession
And sleep right through Music History
Now Woodwinds class sounds like a carnival!
And J-Roc smells like a beer
We drive from afar and we can't park our cars
They say, "Man, what are you doin', parkin' here?!"

La da da...

You've been here too long in VanderLand
You've been here too long, that's right
But you've gotta practice a melody
You'll probably be here all night

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Kuz - February 07, 2008 - Report this comment
You made my day. Tanks so much for this.

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