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Song Parodies -> "John Doe Who?"

Original Song Title:

"Song Sung Blue"

Original Performer:

Neil Diamond

Parody Song Title:

"John Doe Who?"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

John Doe Who?
Anybody, no one.
Jane Doe too,
Mother of John Doe's son.

Have no clue, of suspect who's, on News Nine at ten.
So when they make the News
A Jake's a John,
Not Bing or Brout or Ben
Bing or Brout or Ben

John Doe II (two)
Son of John Doe fellow.
This John too,
Do not know as well-o.

Use this thing, questioning, are these guys real McCoys?
Not implored to know it,
It's not understood,
They're simply John Doe boys.

John Doe who,
Water did he swallow.
John Doe blue,
Necrology will follow.

Don't know who, to object to, Just sue 'em and then.
And when the judge issues,
And asks who's wrong.
It be John Doe again,
It's John Doe again

John Doe who?
In the morgue's this fellow,
Don't know who,
Turning into jello.

Anything, your questioning of nom de la guerre.
Just ignore, they know it,
It's still understood,
It's simply John Doe fare.

Juan es qui?
Thees senor we doh-no.
'Stas aqui,
Quien 'sta Juan Pueblo?

When you claim, a different name, just use nom de pen.
Anything you use,
Can't make it wrong,
If it's John Doe, not Glenn.
It's John Doe, not Glenn.

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 15

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Johnny D - March 23, 2005 - Report this comment
Superb job, Guy - and the last two lines are out of this world.
John Barry - March 23, 2005 - Report this comment
More superb wordplay.
Adagio - March 23, 2005 - Report this comment
"John Doe who?
In the morgue's this fellow,
Don't know who,
Turning into jello."

Eww, eww, eww! Really good job, Guy. 5's
alvin rhodes - March 23, 2005 - Report this comment
especially like the verse in espanol...5s
Michael Pacholek - March 24, 2005 - Report this comment
You see, your honor, the tea was in fact drunk by the defendant with jam and bread, which brings us back to Doe.
Agrimorfee - January 03, 2008 - Report this comment
(ABC4) Very wacky, especialmente en espagnol, LOL.
Matthias - January 03, 2008 - Report this comment
Will the real John Doe please stand up? I repeat will the real John Doe please stand up? I think we're going to have a problem here.
bobpiecheese - January 04, 2008 - Report this comment
(ABC4-J) Very well written, and quite odd as well. But I like odd parodies, so you've got that going for you. Which is nice.
Red Ant - January 07, 2008 - Report this comment
(J) As always, your parody paces and rhymes spot on with TOS. "Don't know who, Turning into jello.": people soup. Glad I haven't eaten dinner yet, heh heh.
Below Average Dave ( - January 09, 2008 - Report this comment
(ABC) I have to be honest guy. . .I didn't really get much of a laugh out of it. Brilliant on the rhyme schemes, but I guess I didn't get into the humor end of it, I guess I need to freshen up on my Spanish is it? Then maybe I'll get it.
Invisible Boy - January 09, 2008 - Report this comment
(ABC-J) Clever idea and great wordplay. I had to read it several times (and look-up Necrology) to really see, and appreciate, what you did here. And that's a good thing !

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