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Song Parodies -> "Let It Be"

Original Song Title:

"Let It Be"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Let It Be"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

well, i find my blood begin to bubble
brother...what a travesty
someone else has butchered "let it be"
and when i do some searching
there are forty versions that i see
seems that all the world's done "let it be"

"bearded fleas"..."let it bleed"..."let me sleep"..."let it pee"
yes, everyone has tackled "let it be"

and when they're taking on the beatles
other folks may disagree
how could you do that to "let it be" ?
and though the band's departed
they would scream and rant, if they could see
how the people mangled "let it be"

"twenty-three"..."smelly tree"..."allergies"..."kenny g."
they've wrecked paul mc cartney's "let it be"

"christmas tree"..."toast for me"..."howard dean"..."dentistry"
look what folks have done to "let it be"

"let aunt bee"..."tickle me"..."g.o.p."..."l.s.d."
why can't people learn to let it be

now, don't start getting rowdy
and don't try to pick a fight with me
go ahead and borrow "let it be"
go think up new words to the music
that will be just fine with me
realized i'm doing "let it be"

"a.c.t."..."jeopardy"..."parody"..."write in c"
even i have ruined "let it be"

"bath oil beads"..."mondegreen"..."lefties be"..."its just me"
now, there's one entitled "let it be"




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Johnny D - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
When I found this parody by Alvin
I read it and smiled with glee
Alvin's words of wisdom
Bearded Fleas?

Bearded Fleas?
Bearded Fleas?
Bearded Fleas?
Huh? Bearded Fleas?
I wrote one called "Breaded"
Not "Bearded Fleas"

555
Paul Robinson - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Alvin - clever way to handle this song. When I was first on the site and trying to figure out how to get to "10" parodies I started to do this with the ever-original "Let Me Pee" theme...and then I thought about how many times that must have been done (I don't think I even knew how to check the site Archives for versions of the original song at time). So I took a pass. I still like some of the ones people post on it...IF THERE really CLEVER and do something fresh/original with it...kinda like this one.
alvin rhodes - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks, guys...sorry.....it was INDEED "breaded fleas"..
Johnny D - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
That's OK Alvin...... "Bearded Fleas" sounds like a HILARIOUS concept, come to think of it ....... hmmm...... maybe......
2nz - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Excellent pacing, and really funny idea. Top marks
Phil Nelson - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
I liked it. Let it be was the first one I parodied, even though you didn't mention it ("You're crazy".) Nice. 555
Robert J. Pagliaro - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
This was very good.
Meriadoc - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Clever concept Alvin! And as I have a definite anti-Beatle bias, I think this and the other 40-odd versions are improvements on the original(ducks flying missiles). ;-)
martha - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
very clever and funny ... must admit to having a soft spot for the Joe Cocker version of this song ...
alvin rhodes - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks for taking a look...i appreciate it...must go bread some fleas now
Jack Wilson - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job Alvin! Fives times three, five times three-hee five times three
alvin rhodes - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
thanks, martha and jack
Phil Alexander - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Sweet one, Alvin. I enjoyed this (my own LIB parody being a Picard "Make It So" variant) :-)
Adam Zen B. - March 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Well at least I finally got one of my parodies mentioned on another parody. I still prefer my Let It Pee to your Let It Be.
Rick D - March 23, 2004 - Report this comment
This is imaginative enough to where it didn't bother me as much being "in crowd". I covered the agony of ruining Beatle songs by ruining "Eleanor Rigby.". (Sellin' a Product)
alvin rhodes - March 24, 2004 - Report this comment
i'll check it out
Johnny D - August 19, 2004 - Report this comment
restoring my previous 555 vote.
Anny - May 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Alvin, that was hilarious! I listened to Let it Be and tried to sing this parody and I couldn't do it without laughing :D
alvin - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
glad you enjoyed
Leo Keough - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Alvin, where have you been? The site needs you back!!!
Andria - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
If that's really you, Alvin, welcome back!!! (I have seen AFW, Tommy Turtle and Michael Pacholec impersonators around here from time to time)

Looking forward to your next parody!
Annie - October 12, 2014 - Report this comment
I love this! It made me snort laughing :D

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