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Song Parodies -> "The Game of Joust/Quarters"

Original Song Title:

"The Way We Were/Try To Remember"

Original Performer:

Gladys Knight & The Pips

Parody Song Title:

"The Game of Joust/Quarters"

Parody Written by:

Arcade Junkie

The Lyrics

Let's take you back to those video arcade days....
"Hey, everybody's talkin' about the arcade days, right?
Everybody, the Pac-Man days, the Donkey Kong days
Well, let's talk about the Starcade days
these will become the good old days for our grown-ups, hum
why don't we, uh....
Try to remember, from January to December
where 25 cents was oh, so mellow, um....
Try to remember, a coin you are spending called quarters
Oh, why does it seems, the games get always better
We look back and think
The shooting of Galaga
The jumping of Mario
The firing of Battlezone
The running of Track & Field"

Can it be that it was not so simple then,
That I flap my wings every single time
and if I had the chance to start over again
Tell me
could we
would we

Ostrich, flapping it and riding high
I'm a knight up on an ostrich in the game of Joust
Pterodactyls kill me if I take too long
I can aim him at the mothpiece with a Jousting song

Can it be that it was not so simple then
that I flap my wings every single time
And if I had the chance to start over again
tell me
could we
would we

Ostrich, flapping on the right and left
Whenever the eggs are hatching
become ostriches again
So, bring in your quarters, put it in the slot
and press start for a beginning
of the game of Joust...
Playing, the game of Joust

There, that didn't take away all your Dragon's Lair memories, didn't it?

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