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Song Parodies -> "The Ballad of Sheldon"

Original Song Title:

"YMCA"

Original Performer:

The Village People

Parody Song Title:

"The Ballad of Sheldon"

Parody Written by:

James Horstman

The Lyrics

Y.M.C.A. -Yiddish Men Called Accountants
Sheldon, there's no need to be a clown
I said, Sheldon, toss some pennies on the ground
I said, Sheldon , wants to be a man about town
There's no Jewish cowboys

Sheldon, I said, don't be a schmo
I said, Sheldon, when you like to count dough
Become an accountant , and I'm sure you will find
Many ways to charge for your time

(Chorus 1:)
It's fun to become a YMCA
It's fun to become a YMCA
Accounting is something young men enjoy
Soon you'll become one of the old boys
It's fun to become a YMCA
It's fun to become a YMCA
You can count all those beans, you can write off your meal
You can do anything but steal

Sheldon, are you listening to Hymie?
He said, Sheldon, what do you want to be?
He said, Sheldon, you can fulfill our mom's dreams
So you've got to become an accountant

Sheldon, with no jar of gefilte fish on the shelf
He said, Sheldon, put your Talmud on the shelf
And just go become a YMCA
I'm sure our mom won't say "oy vay"

(Repeat chorus 1)

Sheldon, he once worked selling shoes
He said, wingtips are always in style for Jews
He just had to say sometimes "Oy givalt
My uncle Irving Katz was so tight"

That's when Moishe came to greet
And said, "Sheldon, next to the deli up the street
There's mensch there called the YMCA
Those Yiddish Men Called Accountants

(Chorus 2:)
It's fun to become a YMCA
It's fun to become a YMCA
Accounting is something young men enjoy
Soon you'll become one of the old boys
YMCA
It's fun to become a YMCA
Sheldon, Sheldon, Joey Bishop is in town
Sheldon, Sheldon, toss some pennies on the ground

(Chorus 3:)
YMCA
And just go become a YMCA
Sheldon, Sheldon, now wears Florsheim shoes
Sheldon, Sheldon, he's down with the Jews
YMCA

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Pacing: 3.7
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Tommy Turtle - September 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Lot of pacing errors (including entire first verse), but this could become very funny with a little refinement. Good concept. 344.
2Eagle - September 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Sheldon doesn't want to be just another nudnik.
Dylan Baranski - September 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Oy, there are some pacing errors, but you're not a total putz. 4-4-5 gefilte fish for you.
Brownie - September 27, 2007 - Report this comment
lmfao... love it

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