Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "True Story, Guy"

Original Song Title:

"Lying Eyes"

Original Performer:

The Eagles

Parody Song Title:

"True Story, Guy"

Parody Written by:

Paul Robinson

The Lyrics

Well, I'm bringing back one of my favorite parody character's here, "The Fly", from the 1959 movie of the same name about a science experiment that goes REALLY wrong, starring Al Hedison & Vincent Price. Lyrics in {brackets} are sung to instrumental parts.
[during instrumental intro fly "buzzing" sounds to the lead guitar notes]

Tell you, sir, I think I'm going squirrely
I'm not sure I should tell this to you, guy
So know this man, what I say does concern me
So I'll cut right to the chase to save some time

Just last night I thought I heard the phone ring
I was just watching the tube, "The Price Is Right"
At the break; ate tart, leftover; it was moldy
Then I thought I heard a man, but saw a fly

What the hell, man, I just go on with my eating
This old fart's fat rear end just sat on down
But then I heard some faint, small voice repeating
Who's was it? Do not know, no one's around

Was just I, and some damn fly
Voice like child; yeah, it was quite high
Ain't took no dope in quite a while
And at my age not much still does surprise

{buzz, buzz-a-buzz-buzz, buzz, buzz-a-buzz-buzz}
{makes me cuss, I hear a buzz}

Heard a buzzing kind of sound; it echoed faintly
It sounded somewhat like a scream or squeal
My eyes dart left and right; exasperates me
I don't see no one; I wonder "What's the deal?"

I cussed and said, "Oh, darn", cause no one was there
I heard that voice again so faint and high
I swear and fume, say "Dadgummit", and, "Who is there?"
I stand amazed; it came from that damn fly

And he said, "Hi, yes I'm a fly
who was once just like you, a guy
Worked on a plan; it went awry
and now I'm stuck; I'm half-guy and half-fly"

{Yeah, man, that's no lie, that's all the truth}
{this is a true story, dude, you know it's true}

I shot right up and stared at my old bong, son
I swear it's been some years; I'm off the pipe
This can't be right; a prank's been pulled by someone
I grabbed some Raid and sprayed it at that fly

He hovered, then said, "Careful, that will waste me
Don't take me out; to kill me won't be cool"
I aimed and fired; I missed, it drives me crazy
I said, "Be gone", he yelled at me, "You're cruel"

I said, "Fly, you are starting to aggravate me
You'd better duck, or you will be deceased"
I was gunning for that fly, was mad and raving
I'd drill him with my spray; he'd cease to be

Gonna die, you stinking fly
Yeah, your time; it will soon expire
I've got you now, it's time to die
I'm gonna waste you now; flies I despise
He flew away, now I can't find that fly
And now I see that fly sh*t on my pie

{Fly sh*t on my pie, and that's no lie}


Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 

In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.

Voting Results

Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 6

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 2   0
 3   0
 4   0
 5   6

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

McKludge - July 03, 2007 - Report this comment
Nice! What kind of microscope did you need to see the fly sh*t on yoru pie? Flies, I mean Fives for you.
alvin - July 03, 2007 - Report this comment
a sad lament that fit the tone of the OS very well...i always dig when you parody "the fly"
Paul Robinson - July 03, 2007 - Report this comment
McKludge - well, it was a BIG fly sh*t! Thanks! alvin - yes, know when I first saw that movie I was nine years old and it freaked me out pretty good...saw it at the Wiltern Theatre here in L.A. - my older brother, Peter took me to see a "Horror Double Feature", "the Fly" and "Horrors of the Black Museum", which freaked me out even more than "The Fly". But when I watched "The Fly" years later on TV I started wondering what the fly would have done if Vincent Price's character hadn't squished it at the end. Think of it...buzzing around like that...your head, but a fly's body....yuck! So that's were these "fly" parodies gestated, I suppose...Thanks!
AFW - July 03, 2007 - Report this comment
This one flies....I love that old movie, too...great job, here
Kristof Robertson - July 04, 2007 - Report this comment
Welcome back, Paul! Loved the movie, love the Eagles, loved this. 555
Paul Robinson - July 04, 2007 - Report this comment
AFW & Kristof - Thanks, glad you liked it. I've been writing plenty, but I just haven't been posting too much - although right now I'm on a "Writing hiatus", too - that ends as of Sunday night...if I have any new ideas, that is...I guess I ought to come by and post some of my backlogged stuff...that which is "Content Safe", that

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 854