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Song Parodies -> "Sunburn"

Original Song Title:

"Sundown"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Gordon Lightfoot

Parody Song Title:

"Sunburn"

Parody Written by:

Michael McVey

The Lyrics

©2011 by Michael McVey; original ©1974 by Gordon Lightfoot
Your skin is as red as your evening dress,
You oughtta get to know the letters S, P and F.
Sunburn! You better take care,
If you get melanoma, you won’t wanna go bare. (2x)

There are burns on her back that are second-degree,
But her tummy is as pale as the skin of a Swede.
Sunburn! Wanna hide from the men,
But you still should turn over every now and then. (2x)

You have blistered every part that the sun can bake,
Putting beauty over health was your first mistake
Sunburn! You better take care,
If it’s found you have cancer, that’s a terrible scare!
Sunburn! You better take care,
You will ruin all your skin, your complexion’s too fair.

I can see you walking fast to the tanning machine,
Once a good-looking woman, now you’re freckles and cream!
Sometimes I think it’s a shame,
The things that you’ll do just for beauty and fame.
Sunburn! I think it’s a shame,
Just to look like the models you’ll endure so much pain.
Sometimes I think it’s a sin,
When you feel like you’re tanning when you’re burning again!
I was badly sunburned when I wrote this!

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Patrick - February 15, 2011 - Report this comment
As white boys go, I'm whiter than most. Some people say I look just like a ghost. Is it because I'm Irish? Hell if I know. Maybe I'm just part albino. I go out in the sun till my face turns red. Next day all my skin starts to shed.
Old Man Ribber - February 15, 2011 - Report this comment
Michael - SPF 555! Hot job here. The next step - "Aloe My Baby, Aloe My Honey, Aloe My Ragtime Pal!" ;D
Michael Pacholek - February 15, 2011 - Report this comment
You're in the pink. Patrick: I won't tell Mike Bloomberg if you don't.
Mark Scotti - February 15, 2011 - Report this comment
"Peeling" off some skin and compliments to you 555 degree day! I fought off the heat myself in: http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/therollingstones168.shtml
Brian - February 16, 2011 - Report this comment
Very well written. 5s all the way around. Sunburns suck.
Dave W. - February 16, 2011 - Report this comment
Michael....Well done.....

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