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Song Parodies -> "Give Puce A Chance"

Original Song Title:

"Give Peace A Chance"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

John Lennon

Parody Song Title:

"Give Puce A Chance"

Parody Written by:

MasonR

The Lyrics

And now...in living color...
Ev'rybody's talkin' bout:
Lavender, evening primrose, pale turquoise, lemon chiffon, light cyan, ivory,
indigo, green yellow
fuchsia, fuchsia, fuchsia
When you are painting, give puce a chance
When you are painting, give puce a chance

Comon'
Ev'rybody's talkin' bout:
Periwinkle, blanched almond, olive amber,
yellow oxide, raw sienna, gold and silver,
chartreuse, carnation,
Primary magenta
When you are painting, give puce a chance
When you are painting, give puce a chance

Oh Let's stick to it
Ev'rybody's talkin' bout:
Blue and yellow, teal and ruby, brown and violet, gray and ecru, nickel yellow,
Pyrrole orange, phthalo turquose, terre verte, red and cobalt, antique copper,
Ultramarine blue
When you are painting, give puce a chance
When you are painting, give puce a chance
Song parody by Mason "what about purple?" Resnick. The rest of my parodies.

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Stuart McArthur - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Wacky and hilarious Mason - great idea for the OS and you pumped it purple - 555
Paul Robinson - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Mason - nice job...funny...oddly enough a few of us a work were discussing exactly what "puce" actually was(it's pretty slow here this time of year)...so I look up a site on the 'Net that showed it...I'd give it a chance, but I'm not sure on what...I'd give your parody a chance at three "5's" from me, though ~ ~ ~
John Barry - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
I'm turning beet-red from laughter! 5s
Agrimorfee - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
"Sing it out for Pablo Picasso!" A colorful parody. 555
Steven Cavanagh - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Typical. NOBODY mentions tangerine, you colourist bigot ;)
MasonR - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Stuart--thanks. Originally I was going to do a food one, "Give Peas a Chance" but I found that paint colors are even sillier than zucchini. Paul--I hope your monitor was calibrated. Puce can be nasss-ty! John Barry--Bring on the borscht! Agrimorfee--is this my brush with fame? Steven--Sorry I missed tangerine. I guess it wasn't an a-pealing color to me...
QC79 - July 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Periwinkle is a funny color. Whatever it is. Nice job. 5's
Peter Andersson - July 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Who are those everybody who's talking about this? Fab 5? You can have them! ;-)

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