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Song Parodies -> "Born to be a Clive"

Original Song Title:

"Born to be Alive"

Original Performer:

Patrick Hernandez

Parody Song Title:

"Born to be a Clive"

Parody Written by:

Stuart McArthur

The Lyrics

What's most important (to me) is that this is my 10th parody (corks popping). So I'm sorry it had to be to such a dud original song.my thinking: why is anybody called Clive an erudite academic type?: eg. Clive James, Clive Robertson, Clive anybodyelse...am I right?
I was born to be a Clive
I was born to be a Clive

Born - born to be a Clive (born to be a Clive)
Yes I was born - born - born - born to be a Clive

Time was on my side when I was reading
literat-ure in the li-bree-bree-bree
contemplating merits of the Russian writers
like Dost-oi-ev ski-ski-ski

yes I was born - born - born
born to be a Clive
yes I was born - born - born
born to be a Clive

It's good to be a Clive, to be a Clive, to be a Clive
It's good to be a Clive, to be a Clive, to be a Clive
yes it's good to be a Clive

People ask me why my skin is pasty
don't I care about my looks - looks - looks
I just shrug and say I'm only halfway
thru my list of "must-read" books - books - books

yes I was born - born - born
born to be a Clive
yes I was born - born - born
born to be a Clive
( repeat until asleep)


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Pacing: 5.0
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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 6

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Susanna Viljanen - October 11, 2004 - Report this comment
Perhaps it was that Robert Clive was such a geek himself!
Kristof Clive Robertson - October 11, 2004 - Report this comment
Live and Let Clive, Stuart....3 Clives, um 5s...ps Dostoyev-ski-ski-ski was priceless
Stuart McArthur - October 11, 2004 - Report this comment
yes, Kristof, of course YOU know Clive Robertson!!! I'm glad I put him in now (i was actually struggling for Clives).....thanks for the 5s
Dylan Baranski - April 23, 2007 - Report this comment
Let's not forget Clive Cussler & Clive Barker, either
Peregrin - March 30, 2008 - Report this comment
Well, I'm only over three years late, Stu, but good job. Well done on reaching #10, heh heh :)
Jack Wilson - March 30, 2008 - Report this comment
This is awesome, and this OS was the first song I heard on Music Choice in back 04 too LOL.

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