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Song Parodies -> "Gringo Basic Español"

Original Song Title:

"Creole Lady Marmalade"

Original Performer:

Patti LaBelle

Parody Song Title:

"Gringo Basic Español"

Parody Written by:

Bob Gomez

The Lyrics

This song makes me think of Jimmy Buffet fans for some reason.
"Hey, Mister Gómez,
You're slow, Mister! Go, Mister!
"Hey, Mister Gómez,
You're slow, Mister! Go, Mister!"

I took Spanish One at night school up the street
Thought it might be kinda sweet--
I said, "Hey, México....
I oughta give it a go!" Mmm, hmm...

Itchy get me to Tijuana!
Quickie course in habla free!
Mucho stoka like muchachas!
Gringo Basic Español....

"¡Hola! ¿Cómo está usted? ¡Muy bien!
¡Hola! ¿Cómo está usted?"

I sat in the classroom to be freshened up
Oh, boy! Got all my class notes in on time!
In a half of a week, oh, I swear I started to speak!

"Mi si sé hablar España!
Easy, check me out right here!
Molto poca like ma ganja!"
Real basic español....

"¡Hola! ¿Cómo está usted? ¡Muy bien!
¡Hola! ¿Cómo está usted?"

(Instrumental bridge--plane taking-off noises--pilot speaks--"Hola,
pasajeros--Bienvenidos--Welcome to Mexicali Airlines...Look to your left
and you will see the Rocky Mountains...To your right there is a guy who just
spilled taco sauce on his pants.....")

Hey, hey, hey...

Touching on down, hey, that landing was smooth!
Through Customs and passport's okay!
"Hand me that turista guide!
Margaritas? Five!
More! More! More!"

Now I feel so Mexicanified!
Isn't this great? What a life!
As I'm walkin' down the street
Folks smile when I speak,
"More, More, More!"

"¿Dónde Hotel La Cabaña?
¿¿Taxi centro stoppee here??
¿Moco choka lotsa ganja?
Speako basic español...."

"¿Mugre mucha leche chichas, bichass?
¿Mugre mucha leche chichas?
¿Mugre mucha leche chichas, bichass?
¿Mugre mucha leche chichas?"

Mmm, hmmm!
"¡Pinche gringo mama caca, ya!
¡Reech Americano here!
¡Loco smoko mala ganja!
¡Gringo crazy españoooooool!"

[se repite hasta el fin]

©Bob "I have a Master's degree--in Spanish!" Gómez 2004

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Pacing: 4.4
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 5

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Jack Wilson - June 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job! 555!
Charlie "Taking A.P. Spanish" Decker - June 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Uno song-o muy bueno. Muy bien hecho.
MasonR - June 15, 2004 - Report this comment
OK, you've inspired me to do a song in pidgeon Yiddish (I should live so long). Excelente, mi amigo!
Ashkicksass - June 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Usted hizo un trabajo muy bueno. ¡Pero vergüenza en usted para la parte pasada! LOL
EmiLoca - June 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Cinco, cinco, cinco. Ay, chihuahua!
Meriadoc - June 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Bien! Pero no "¿Se gusta couchar conmigo esta noche?" ;-)
Bob Gomez - June 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Jack W: Thanks, dude, glad you liked it. Charlie D: I assume your Spanish is a whole lot better than the character in this song. Congrats on making it into a tough course, and let me know if you need a virtual tutor. Thanks for reading. MasonR: Bring it on, man! I love the many permutations that happen with language. AKA: I think you meant "la última parte," and thanks. EmiL: glad you enjoyed it, translation is free of charge if necessary. No dictionary will fully serve. Merry: Oh, behave! d;;^) - June 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Bitchin'! Bitchin'! Ya! Ya! Gomez!
Ravyn Rant - June 16, 2004 - Report this comment
I laughed so hard, cafe sprayed out of mi nariz.
Blondie - June 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Very impressive. You're obviously on the way to becoming a talented linguist. I couldn't pronounce about half of this but i suck at languages. all 5s
Peregrin - June 17, 2004 - Report this comment
This is so clever I think Bob qualifies as a cunning linguist. I gave it Si 5's, err, 3 5's.
Bob Gomez - June 17, 2004 - Report this comment
To quote my own "My Favorite Words":
“Cellulite,” “ephedrine,” “G-strings” and “cheddar”
“Numbnuts” and “lugnuts” and “toe-lick” and “bed her”
This cunning linguist enjoys the absurd
Wonderful marvelous world of the word!........Thanks for the comments. d;:^)
Diva - June 18, 2004 - Report this comment
lolololololololol! That was hillarious!
Bob Gomez - June 18, 2004 - Report this comment
Thank you, Diva dear, and please check out my entry tomorrow. It's sort of a followup to "Clean My Room." Say hi to the Wild One for me. d;:^)
Diva - June 19, 2004 - Report this comment
Yuppers- Bob sure will!
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