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Song Parodies -> "The Beatles Were A Premium Band"

Original Song Title:

"Magneto And Titanium Man"

Original Performer:

Paul McCartney

Parody Song Title:

"The Beatles Were A Premium Band"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

well. i was thinkin' last night
the beatles were a premium band
started thinkin' 'bout wings, babe
they play my songs rather sloppily
cause this crew is crappy
but the beatles were neat
it was so sweet

i didn't believe, then...(i didn't believe, then)
the beatles were a premium band
they were a sixties dynamo...awfully convincin', its true
we were installed as rock's royalty
but a break-up happened...just a quarter, i'd be, of that main fleet

why'd we fall out ?
the beatles were a premium band
we were sixties dynamos, with our songs catchin' fire
we'd come to town and the place would freak
so we toured all over and pulled our rank
it was so sweet

the break occured, but i wasn't scared
i was a big star, self-assured, breakin' the mold
do do do......do do do.......do do do...do...do...do
the beatles, dead and my time begun
i gathered musicians...ho hum
oh no...this can't be so
and then it occured to me
my new band was bad
the beatles were rad...and premium too
but those sixties dynamos...don't wanna hook up no more
now i'm alone

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Yoidy - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Just the parody to get me out of my rutle. 555
John Barry - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
So true.
MasonR - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Maybe I'm amazed at this parody. OK, definitely. 5 yeah, yeah, yeahs!
Ravyn Rant - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Hee..."I gathered musicians...ho hum". Perfect description of Wings. 555
AFW - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
I liked the early Beatles...but got lost in some of their later stuff
Kristof Robertson - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Meh...I never rated The Beatles. Sgt. Pepper; what was THAT all about? (You know I'm kidding, right?) 555
Stuart McArthur - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
ah, no need to be alone, Paul Mac - there must be amputees aplenty out there looking for easy cash - 555
John Jenkins - March 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Very melancholy.
alvin rhodes - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
thanks yoidy john mason ravyn AFW kristof stuart and john
2Eagle - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
They made rock music sound like something adults wanted to hear. They and the Bay Area bands took rock out of the bubblegum rut.
Paul Robinson - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Agree with the story, never-ever even heard the OS as far as I know...I tried very, very hard to avoid all things Wings back then, with pretty fair success, for the most part...real good read, though.
alvin - March 11, 2009 - Report this comment
thanks 2eagle and paul

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