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Song Parodies -> "Tall People"

Original Song Title:

"Short People"

Original Performer:

Randy Newman

Parody Song Title:

"Tall People"

Parody Written by:

Ten Second Braeden

The Lyrics

the opposite of the original. I'm 5'4" and i'm sick of trying to see over tall people at the movies or a hockey game.
Tall People got no reason
Tall People got no reason
Tall People got no reason
To live

They have huge hands
And monster arms
And they can't even
fit inside a car
They got giant noses
And enormous teeth
They wear too tall shoes
On their gigantic feet

Well, I don't want no Tall People
Don't want no Tall People
Don't want no Tall People
Round here
Tall People are just half as fast
As you and I
All men under 6'0" are brothers
Until the day they die
(It's An Average World)
Tall People got nobody
Tall People got nobody
Tall People got nobody
To love

They bump their heads
on a sign or a door
They have to shop
at the too tall store
They got big SUV's
That go zoom zoom zoom
They got loud voices
Goin' boom boom boom
They die much earlier
they can't accelerate
They're gonna bump their head every time
Well, I don't want no Tall People
Don't want no Tall People
Don't want no Tall People
'Round here

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Adagio - November 20, 2004 - Report this comment
Good parody and I also share the sentiment.....5'3" here.
kelsey - November 18, 2005 - Report this comment
this is really funny. I'm 4'11" and my friends in my high school drama class always joke around with me about this song( the original)
Mark - May 04, 2006 - Report this comment
This is very funny my wife is 5'1" and I am 6'4", now she has one to sing back to me. Thanks
Kate - April 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I am 6'3" and my whole study hall sings it to me......thanks to you and my teacher!!!
DJ Blaze - May 28, 2009 - Report this comment
I'm 5'11", so I'm hoping you'll consider me a brother.... LOL great parody.
derek - September 11, 2009 - Report this comment
Im 6ft7 and this pissed me off haha
Bangs - September 24, 2009 - Report this comment
I think that this is awesome, I've always waited for something like this.5'1 here & heard the original so time for some payback,lol.

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