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Song Parodies -> "The Brand New Cards"

Original Song Title:

"McArthur Park"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Richard Harris

Parody Song Title:

"The Brand New Cards"

Parody Written by:

okayokay

The Lyrics

MacArthur Park is the worst song ever recorded(according to a lot of polls). But someone out there thinks it's the best song ever recorded. Who knows?
The spring was ever raining for our earth
It ran right through the screen
As I stood upon the deck

Between the wooden tables and the chairs
There stood the deck of cards
Just a sopping pile of wreck

The brand new cards are warping in the dark
All the thundershowers pouring down
Someone left the deck out in the rain
I don't think that I can fix it
So I might as well deep six it
And I'll never play another game again, oh no!

I recall the yellow back design
Bowing like a board
And the deck's 3 bucks a piece

The hearts, clubs, spades, and diamonds
In the deck
Were used for playing poker by the trees

The brand new cards are warping in the dark
All the thundershowers pouring down
Someone left the deck out in the rain
I don't think that I can fix it
So I might as well deep six it
And I'll never play another game again, oh no!

There will be another deck for me and I will buy it
There will be another game for me and I will try it
I will place the cards into the trash and never play pinochle soaking up the sun
And after all the games in my life
After all the games in my life
I'll replace that one

I will take the stack into my hands and I will toss it
I will say a boiling mad goodbye for I have lost it
I will cough up three more dollar bills in order to play five-stud poker through the night
And after all the games in my life
After all the games in my life
I lost all 52and wondering why.



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Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 3.6
Overall Rating: 3.8

Total Votes: 5

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Poopie Longsocking - November 21, 2005 - Report this comment
Great job on one of the best 60's one hit wonder songs!! I shall honour you with a perfect 5,5,5 for such a great parody!
Royce Miller - November 21, 2005 - Report this comment
The pacing seems great, I just don't think it's an interesting subject, but someone out there probably does.

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