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Song Parodies -> "Spell? No! Not We"

Original Song Title:

"Hello It's Me"

Original Performer:

Todd Rundgren

Parody Song Title:

"Spell? No! Not We"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

This is an homage. Original song on YouTube

Spell? No! Not we
They’re flocked around us in a long, long line
Mondays I think: a bunch, a new-sprung throng
They’re heaped so high it’s causin’ flashback: Tong
Maybe we shouldn’t shrink from true opine

Scream Jay, do
O.S. is menacing it’s such a dry blue-hoo
It snakes; erratic, sort of drawl impaired
It grates; the vocal’s guaranteed to scare
We find we can’t help reeling third of way through

It's a genre that we... thought we’d do well to flee
Famed: together Arndt and J.B.’s territ’ry

Twain do be
Gung-ho: apply word-smithin’; niche they would:
Spells churnin’ out they be incantaphile
So without effort seem they breezly compile
Re-penned them quite, bit in-sync they’ve stood

Duo’s courtin’ to be ‘bout at a thousand and three
Could endeavour Guiness-y panopoly

Think, not we
Noooo, we shall those Spells bequeath you: heaps accrued
We’ll pen a round o’ Celias once in a while
Or pip about some sheep for fleecin’aphiles
But Spell? Bow out, JaR & Inc.’s too good

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 10

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Leough - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Nice tribute! Did JAB and RDA hit the combined 1,000 yet?
Rob Arndt - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
No, I am at 483 and JAB is slightly behind me. I could reach 500 first this week if I chose to but am feeling down right now. Maybe Monday. Can't speak for JAB. Anyway 555 on this parody of our parodies :)
AFW - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
They sure do know how to "Spell"..they should enter a Spelling Bee
Ann O'Nym - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Love that work "Incantaphile". Is that related to the Spanish "No se puede cantar"? The reference to William Tong brings back memories of the time I first found this site.
Michael Pacholek - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
John Barry - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
I'm lagging at 479. But 555.
Meriadoc - November 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Thanks everyone. Looks like the 1003 goal is close in sight... :)
Lifeliver - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Clever subbing all the way through. 'Incantaphile' stopped me in my tracks too. If only ol' Screaming Jay knew what he'd started. He probably does. I put some fives on you. Oh, I'll put a spell on you too - panoply - or was that a play on monopoly?
Meriadoc - November 13, 2012 - Report this comment
LL - thanks. I was pretty happy with incantaphile myself. As for the other, I guess I'm going to have to go and invest in a paper dictionary, since the online ones keep lying to me. First mein, and now this. Sigh.

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