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Song Parodies -> "Carpe Duke"

Original Song Title:

"Let It Be"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Carpe Duke"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

John Wayne may have had more ‘Horace’ sense than he had ‘Horse Sense’

Horace -
Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero – "Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future."

When I sleep in like a lazy lummox
John Wayne comes and douches me
With a water bucket
Harpin’ creed

While I am passed out on my stomach
He drenches me to sobriety
Telling me to, ‘Pluck It!’

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d
‘Pluck the day’ O’ Pilgrim

And when I’m feeling groggy
There’s his giant specter ‘washing’ me
Wealthspring on tomorrows
Harpin’ Creed

I wake up at the sound of soggy
John Wayne’s shadow dousing me
Rousing wild west baptism

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d
Don’t you beg or borrow

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d
Staunch Conservatism

“Why you old broken saddled sore sap”
I hear ‘The Duke’ taunt and laugh
With laconic banter
Harpin’ Creed

And though he has departed perhaps
More will read his epitaph*
He holds high the standards

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d
Yeah, I can hear him banter

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d
Dousing Wild West Baptism
John Wayne’s Creed

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d
He holds high the standards

(instrumental break)

CARPE D ~ carpe d
CARPE D ~ carpe d

John Wayne -
Tomorrow is the most Important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.

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Guy - October 12, 2009 - Report this comment
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Old Man Ribber - October 12, 2009 - Report this comment
Great parody there, pilgrim! ;D

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