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Song Parodies -> "Anybody Would Be Better"

Original Song Title:

"Nobody Does It Better"

Original Performer:

Carly Simon

Parody Song Title:

"Anybody Would Be Better"

Parody Written by:

Walt Conner

The Lyrics

Anybody would be better
You make me sad at best
Nobody scares me quite the way you do,
Dam it, you're a pest

Although I was hiding
Still somehow you found me
I thought I was out of your sight
But just like the a blood hound
You hunted me down
You should know that staking just ain't right

A bodyguard would be better
And I'm frightened to be alone
Nobody scares me quite the same as you,
Why'd you have to find my home?

The way that you track me
I know you'll attack me
There's something quite twisted inside you
Don't want to start running
But I know you are coming
Please don't do this thing you do.

Somebody must be better
Make you feel you're wanted to
Nobody scares me half as much as you,

Crazy, stalker… dam it, you’re a pest
You really are a pest

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Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.4
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 7

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Michael Pacholek - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
The stalk of the town.
Project Sisyphus - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
I liked it but thought it would be about our upcoming elections! As in, anybody would be better than the available choices...
Guy - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Can somebody do this better? Nice job there Walt. `5 stalkers stalking'. Bit early for Christmas but it fits.
Joe Haynes - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Damn it, you're a pest! Good job.
Tommy Turtle - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
What Project Sisyphus said... and that would be a good follow-up for you. The title line and bodyguard line are one syllable over the OS line. Keep fine-tuning pacing and keep the funny stuff coming! 455
AFW - October 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Very well written, missed reading it on entry day
W Conner - October 22, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanx for the critique, all... This is my first foray into parody... should have run it thru spell-check... I'll work on it !!!

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