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Song Parodies -> "Fry Up an Eagle"

Original Song Title:

"Fly Like an Eagle"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Steve Miller Band

Parody Song Title:

"Fry Up an Eagle"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Thyme--keep on snippin', snippin', snippin'
Into this stewed bird.
Time to be flippin', flippin', flippin'
This barbecued bird.

I'm gonna fry up an eagle,
So tasty.
Fry up an eagle,
Sip spirits preprandially.
I'm gonna fry up an eagle. . .
No gravy
Or pork--wallows, no ablution.

Feed my facie,
Not prima, but where I eat.
Shoot to kill 'em--
I mean eagles, not skeet.
Hound retrieves 'em,
Brings me back the treat,
Bow-bow barks in profusion.

I'm gonna fry up that eagle,
So tasty.
Fry up that eagle
Or spit-stick it handily.
I'm gonna slice up that eagle
Hastily.
Dining prompts its diminution.

I keep on dippin', dippin', dippin'
Into this stewed bird,
Fry juice is drippin', drippin', drippin'
Out from that chewed bird.
I keep on wishin', wishin', wishin'
That I'd bagged two birds.

I'm gonna fry up m' beagle,
So tasty.
Fry up m' beagle
For a "best friend" fricassee.
But then judge guy says, "'tain't legal;
So you see:
You must make restitution."

Fido I's nippin', nippin', nippin';
He was like stewed bird--
Kinda like chicken, chicken, chicken. . .
I'm a jail-crew bird.

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McKludge - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Mmmm, tastes like chicken, but reads like butter. 555
alvin - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
especially liked the first verse
Ann Hammond - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
he he
AFW - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
This is "Par-o-dee" for the course
Stan Hall - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Suddenly thar's a song fum thet ol' Bob Hope movie, "Paleface," a-runnin thru' m haid. It went summat lak this here, ony wif some diffint werts:

Feasts o' beasts fum nests is best
and a strong one Ah have chose.
Let’s go where I’ll happily share in
those grilled-up floured and buttered dead crows,
eagles (and beagles!) whar th' scuppernong grows.

Dew yew reckkin yew know th' O-rig'nul? :-)
littleCupCakes - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
. . . Pirate Jack Barrow, you are indeed "Jail bait ", sir !
John Barry - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, McKludge, Alvin, Ann, AFW, Stan (don't know it), Cake (your comments continually kill me)
Stan Hall - March 10, 2008 - Report this comment
JB -- re my previous comment, check http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TywQe3A7dHs for a video of Dinah SHore singing the OS in question. :-)

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