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Song Parodies -> "If The Moat's In The Way"

Original Song Title:

"If You Want Me To Stay"

Original Performer:

Sly Stone

Parody Song Title:

"If The Moat's In The Way"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

If the moat's in the way
You need surround to slay
They'll be a failure there unless you seige
Catapult must throw
And then walls go
A-nother manor we've took for our leige

We'll se-ver battlements
After we pitch our tents
We can't take them by force, but by guile
Duck the crossbow's aim
Evade the pitch all poured aflame
Destroy the peasants' toil and grain for some miles

When the keep we're within
I'm hopin when we win
To get the ransom of some really 'fat cows'
Sneak in the postern gate
And smite the sentinel's pate
That or the donjon, tunn'lin', undermine

Our fortress ingressin' a-spoil
"E-gress" drops burning oil
Adding excrement and midden bits, damn!
When the moat's spanned those missiles thicker flew
Timber door needs the battering ram

Knights fight good
I wish we could
Get this castle ever subdued now

Well, we've blocked the ways in
My hope they're soon starvin'
And steward is wishin' they'd yielded now

Mercen'ries good!
I wish we could
Get this castle ever subdued now

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John Barry - August 31, 2006 - Report this comment
You sent me to the dictionary with this one. Just call me Don Jon.
alvin rhodes - August 31, 2006 - Report this comment
medieval funk...ya gotta love it
Meriadoc - August 31, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks guys! This is my fave Sly song, and I've always wanted to parody it (hopefull before Alvin - ha ha), but took forever to come up with a good idea...
Stuart McArthur - August 31, 2006 - Report this comment
did adagio help you two with this, by any chance? - lol - 555
mandamoo - September 01, 2006 - Report this comment
A fortress of 5's !
wandlimb - February 01, 2007 - Report this comment
"Knights fight good I wish we could Get this castle ever subdued now" Excellent! (but you misspelled siege)

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