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Song Parodies -> "Jelly Went Out to Tailgate"

Original Song Title:

"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Charlie Daniels Band

Parody Song Title:

"Jelly Went Out to Tailgate"

Parody Written by:

Jeff Reuben

The Lyrics

Jelly went out to tailgate he was looking for a beer to pound
He'd brought some Stroh's, but the police said no, made him pour it out on the ground.
Then he came across this young man chugging a beer in the back of the lot
So Jelly walked up, said "Listen up, chump, you're drinking in my spot!"

"I guess you didn't know it, but I like to chug beer too
And if you're man enough to lose that skirt, I'll make a bet with you
Now you drink pretty fast, boy, but give the Jelly his due
I'll bet a Sally Jesse cheer against your beer
Cause I think I'm faster than you!"

The boy said, "My name's Kenny, and it might be a sin...
I'll take that bet, you've lost a step since you got that new girlfriend!"

Kenny grab your Beast Light and you better swallow hard
Cause beer flows fast in Lot two when the Jelly tends the bar
And if you win the Jelly shouts a Sally Jesse cheer
But if you lose, the Jelly drinks your beer!

The Jelly opened up his beer and said, "Now watch the pro!"
And he pushed the tab restrictor back so it wouldn't block the flow
Then he brought the beer up to his lips and poured it down his throat
He had a plan, he crushed that can as he sucked out all the foam!



When the Jelly finished, Kenny said, "You're pretty good old man!
But you better stand clear, I'll grab my beer, you'll learn how to kill the can!"

Open up your throat! Chug Boy Chug!
Jelly crushed the can when the foam was gone!
Sponge has got the watch, he reads the time!
Ed is gonna buy expensive fries!

The Jelly bowed his head cause he knew that he'd been beat
And he dropped his empty beer can on the ground at Kenny's feet
Kenny said, "Jelly you just come on back if you want another can
I done beat you once, and when Duke comes in I'll beat your can again!"

Open up your throat! Chug Boy Chug!
Jelly crushed the can when the foam was gone!
Sponge has got the watch, he reads the time!
Ed is gonna buy expensive fries!

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Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 24

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Phil Alexander - August 06, 2003 - Report this comment
Just found this one (as I'm writing a parody to it as well)... cool: IMO better than your "Chugger" parody, but somehow without the votes...
Jeff Reuben - August 07, 2003 - Report this comment
Thanks...Chugger got sent out to a bunch of friends from college...who sent it to their friends, so it probably has more votes than it should. This one is one of my favorites (and based on a true story), so I completely agree with you that it's the better of the two. I also "promoted" this one by recording it/singing it karaoke instead of sending the link to everyone I know.
Phil - August 07, 2003 - Report this comment
I recorded mine, too: it's quite a fun one to sing (I say "sing"... I mean talk in a low, growly kind of voice) :-)
Wild Man - August 07, 2003 - Report this comment
Yes, College friends ............(Burp) excuse me Great Job Jeff, Man!
Smurf and Mr. Horse - November 11, 2003 - Report this comment
Hi Jeff, just listened to the vocal version. we Just loved it and we have to say that we missed it before. But anyways great Job....5's
Spaff.com - July 04, 2004 - Report this comment
BEERTIFUL!!!*

*"Beertiful" copyright 2004 Claude Prez. All rights reserved. Used without permission.
Jeff Reuben - July 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Spaff! Recording is at: http://www.ogterps.com/songWavs/jellygate3.wav
John Jenkins - July 05, 2004 - Report this comment
Very good parody - I iked the tab restrictor line and the recording, too.
Meriadoc - July 08, 2004 - Report this comment
I suspect Charlie Daniels would approve... ;-)
Johnny D - July 10, 2004 - Report this comment
(ABC) This is way more creative and funny than my own parody of that Charlie Daniels Band song! Yee-HAW!
martha - July 12, 2004 - Report this comment
dktos ..... but this one moves along really well ...

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