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Song Parodies -> "Demitasse Joe"

Original Song Title:

"Desperado"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Eagles

Parody Song Title:

"Demitasse Joe"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Demitasse “Joe”—I’m havin’ fun with semantics. . .
Clown with lexical antics; I’ll show you how.
It isn’t smart puns—
On double meanings I’m seizin’;
I hope I’m not teasin’ you;
It’s harmless, I vow.

“Joe” can draw two meanings: one’s a boy
Who’s seated at the table.
From his cup the heat darts, from espresso that’s wet.

What is pleasing in the china thing
Is tinged with hues of sable;
Some sip it mornings, while they watch the TV set.

Demitasse Joe, go slow or you’ll get a tongue burn;
The pain makes your tongue turn; it’s fried, and you’ll moan.
It’s heated, so heated—well, that gets some people squawkin’;
Don’t sip, son, be balkin’; then you won’t hurt and groan.

If it gets too cold, it’s microwave time—
Don’t get too bold and cross the temp line. . .
I’ve hardly remembered; there’s this to say:
A letter can be high or low:
Uppercase J, man, lowercase, just café.

“Dense espresso” is one of the word “Joe”’s senses,
The other a gent is, named Joe, who can’t wait
To start a-drainin’ overcaffeinated love brew.
He’s gonna wet his gullet, shove through
That pour that’s too great!

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Timmy1000 - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Nicely done. Great title (unique way to rhyme desperado) and rhymes and pacing throughout.
DemiTessaHo - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
PirateJack, ~Captain Expresso~, . . . alias SirSweaty, I be a cafe drinker, for sure Sir !
alvin - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
hot and delicious
Mark Scotti - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
YUMMMY!!! Costs $5.55 a cup!!!
Coffee Girl - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
*Any* joe's the joe for me!
Guy - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
John - I put my instant Joe into the microwave oven once and I nearly went back to the future. But you ain't had no Joe until you've had Gi Joe - and don't get any cute ideas - I'm talking about chow hall coffee here now.

I like this OS and I like what you did with it. I've done this OS in parody myself - it has unlimited possibilities as the OS lyrics are written.

Hey, Joe where you goin' with that cup in your hand?
Christie Marie M - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
The name "Joe" has many uses. I would be more than happy to have a cup of "joe" with an average "Joe" every other day! Every different joe's really perks me up in the morning! Here's another parody written by an average Joe....or John! 555!
John Barry - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, Timmy. DTH, you slay me! Thanks, Alvin, Mark, CG, Guy.
blackjack21 - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Strong stuff.
AFW - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Interesting and entertaining
TJC - September 11, 2009 - Report this comment
Lexcellent, per yer usual!

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