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Song Parodies -> "Hot Potato"

Original Song Title:

"Operator"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Jim Croce

Parody Song Title:

"Hot Potato"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

...a tribute to one of my all time favorite childhood games, yes, i WAS easily amused...
hot potato
oh, don't you let it lamely fall
you see a number of your teammates have all misplayed it
a lively little game
if you drop it, you're to blame
a fiery spud, you threw, oh so calculated

quickly is the way these players throw
yeah, you must toss it fast
you don't want this tuber to land beside ya
this sport's a ball, yeah, i tell ya its fine
just to throw
but do not fling it slow...its gotta fly like hell
don't let a slip occur...i never do myself
cause i play a great deal...i guess i just got the feel

hot potato
oh, there just ain't no time to stall
but you don't want to fumble...you know that plainly
don't toss it at my eye...you know you do from time to time
it undermines the fun and it seems ungainly

quickly is the way these players throw
yeah, you must toss it fast
you don't want this tuber to land beside ya
this sport's a ball, yeah, i tell ya its fine
just to throw
but do not fling it slow...its gotta fly like hell
don't let a slip occur...i never do myself
cause i play a great deal...i guess i just got the feel

yeah yeah yeah yeah...i guess i just got the feel

hot potato
oh, you just flip it like a ball
to someone near...its best to do it impromptu
zinging all the time
and if you miss it, its a crime
you could lose your mind

quickly is the way these players throw
yeah, you must toss it fast
you don't want this tuber to land beside ya
this sport's a ball, yeah, i tell ya its fine
just to throw
but do not fling it slow...its gotta fly like hell
don't let a slip occur...i never do myself
cause i play a great deal...i guess i just got the feel

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Voting Results

 
Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.4
Overall Rating: 4.4

Total Votes: 10

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Stan Hall - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Fun concept, and, as always, beautifully handled. And hey .. my own entry for today starts with a potato verse. :-)
2Eagle - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
"Mmmmm - hot potato." - Homer Simpson
LadyCupCakes - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Sir Alvin, ~ Duke O'Spud ~ I love it! I do remember this from Brownie Day Camp. It was played along with the ~Limbo Rock~ which might inspire another pair o' . . .
alvin - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks stan, 2eagle and LadyCupCakes...funny you should mention "limbo rock".....i have one for that song slated for thursday
Jonathan - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
LOL! good one! my favorite line was "it's gonna fly like"... ya know not heaven the other place! excellent work Alvin hey Alvin are you listening to me? Alvin? ALVIN!!! (sorry I couldn't resist!) 544
MrMacphisto - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm not sure why someone would give this ones, but anyway... I gave it 5's... Good stuff...
AFW - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Never played the game, but love potatoes
Johnny D - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
You have us spuddering with laughter!
alvin - February 27, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks jonathan...lol....thanks macphisto, AFW and johnny

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