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Song Parodies -> "Quicksand, Damn"

Original Song Title:

"Handyman"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

James Taylor

Parody Song Title:

"Quicksand, Damn"

Parody Written by:

Paul Robinson

The Lyrics

Ever get that sinking feeling?
[acoustic instrumental intro]

Hurray, yeah, please come now
Stuck in this sand; I'm sinking down
Please save me; I'm stuck in quicksand

I'm in a bind and if help don't come soon
When head is covered, I'll meet my doom
Quicksand really sucks
Sinking slow; that's a cruel death, man

I have sunken far
I'm in despair
Ensnared here; I'm in real deep
Continue to sink
Please help me, my friend
Or soon I will be decea-ea-ea-eased

Slowly I'm sinking
might take all day
Obsessing plenty; hope help's on the way
Stuck here in this guck
It blows to be in quicksand

"Won't you come and get me out of this guck?"
I'm yelling
"Hey, man, yeah
Come on, save me from this mire and muck"
I tell ya
It's up over my knee-ee-ee-ees

Fear; now I'm shaking
I'm in dismay
Sinking quite slowly; causing me mental pain
Dying slow is hard
It sucks to be in quicksand

To my knees now; I'm engulfed in this muck
Death knell rings
I'm stuck, yeah
Now I'm yelling; "Someone, please help me out"

Help me
(Someone help him, this guy's stuck in the muck)
I'm stuck in quicksand
(He is, yeah)
Real deep
(If you don't help him, he will die; that will suck)
Dying in quicksand

{Gluubb…Gluubb…Gluuuuuuuuuuubb…)

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alvin rhodes - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
the frantic tone of the lyrics paired with the nonchalance of the melody just slays me
2Eagle - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Sounds like the US under its present administration.
John Barry - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
What Alvin said.
Adagio - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Yea...I'm sure he was more frantic than the easy going lyrics let on. lol good job Paul! 5's
Paul Robinson - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
I guess you call it "laid back and sinkin' ". Thanks!
Yoidy - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
I'm sinkin' 555 feet deep.
Paul Robinson - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks, Yoidy!
Meriadoc - March 08, 2007 - Report this comment
Now, it you'd only watched "Survivorman" you would have have gotten out alive... ;-D
Paul Robinson - March 09, 2007 - Report this comment
Mer - I'll remember to tune it in next time I'm in a potentially fatal situation...lol ~ ~ ~

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