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Song Parodies -> "Joke It Up"

Original Song Title:

"Coconut"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Harry Nilsson

Parody Song Title:

"Joke It Up"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

author thought he'd joke it up
he would from time to time
insisting on a classic song
he went and changed the lines

he shook the rhymes and he joked it up
he screwed it all up
he thought the lines should be broken up
he fouled it all up
he shook the rhymes and he joked it up
because this author messed it up...

they said, author...this is nothin' we can take
they said, author...this the best that you could make ?
they said, author...you have written this half baked
they said, author...take it back for goodness sake

(AUTHOR SINGS)
now let me get this straight
i shook the rhyme and i joked it up
you thought it just stunk
i took the lines and i broke 'em up
you thought it was bunk
i shook the rhyme and i joked it up
you said i have flunked
expected fives but i'm choken up
you shocked this author...woke me up

you said, author...you ain't nothin' but a fake
you said, author...why not give us all a break ?
you said, author...you ain't nothin' but a flake
you said, author...why not jump into a lake ?

ooh ooh ooh...ooh ooh ooh...ooh ooh ooh ooh
ooh ooh ooh...ooh ooh ooh...ooh ooh ooh ooh

i say YAH !...writin' this was a mistake
i say YAH !...all the readers bellyached
i'm no author !...botched here !
i'm no author !...botched here !

he shook the rhymes and he joked it up
he screwed it all up
he thought the lines should be broken up
he fouled it all up
he shook the rhymes and he joked it up
thought he nailed it to the letter
he read the votes and was shaken up
he thought he'd done better
he shook the rhymes and he joked it up
it only caused frowns
he shook the rhymes and he joked it up
and sent it in that morning

yes, he sent in that morning
he sent it in that morning and got...two votes of two
yes, he sent in that morning and got...two votes of two
yes, he sent in that morning and got...two votes of two
yes, he sent in that morning and got...two votes of two

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 7

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McKludge - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
You wrote some lines and I yucked it up. 555
John Barry - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
This is great. I've been trying to think of something to do with the OS. Maybe this will somehow inspire me.
Meriadoc - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Poor Alvin! You had to listen to the OS over and over... that must have been torture. But at least you suffered for art. Good job.
alvin - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks mckludge....thanks john...haven't seen many parodies of this...thanks merry...nah i cheated....printed out the lyrics
Invisible Boy - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Funny idea today alvin. Well worth a Nilsson rating of 555. BTW, I always print the lyrics and almost never listen to the OS.
Stan Hall - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Spot on, as usual.
alvin - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks IB and stan
PMS - January 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Way good job on a diffcult OS
alvin - January 12, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks PMS

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