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Song Parodies -> "Why Do We Get Bends?"

Original Song Title:

"Why Can't We Be Friends?"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

War

Parody Song Title:

"Why Do We Get Bends?"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

if you've been down there, for a long long time
you must remember to be slow to climb

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

you'll get those nasty bubbles, i have found
in all that nitrogen, that's hangin' 'round

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

you're breathin' pressured air, inside that line
you'd best be careful and just take your time

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

big blotches on your skin can cause agony
won't happen if you take it carefully

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

you might get dizzy like your mind is bent
so cautious risin' is some time well spent

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

sometimes, i don't...dive...right
but yet i know that you'd better watch out

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

a coughin' spasm is the price you'll pay
it might not kill ya, but again, it may

why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?
why do we get bends ?...why do we get bends ?

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Overall Rating: 5.0

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Johnny D - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
Sounds like our alvin has a case of "Rapture of the Deep". 5s.
Paul Robinson - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
Just came up for air and to bend you some "5's" ~ ~ ~
AFW - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
I'd rather get a Benz, than the bends...unique theme..very well done..where I'm from, we used to call 'em cramps...but I guess, nowadays that's more of a feminine condition...5's
Stephen Harrington - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
Not familiar with War, but 5s for a quirky idea.
alvin rhodes - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks johnny paul AFW and stephen
Diving Turtle (Aren't They All?) - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
What Stephen Harrington said; ingenious title switch and theme... 555 lbs. of air left, so back to the boat for now.
Dive resorts in the Caribbean played a (parody?) song, two lines of which I remember are:
I need a couple of doses
Of nit-ro-gen narcosis....Anyone know the rest? - TT
Stuart McArthur - May 04, 2006 - Report this comment
that's a whole season of Lloyd Bridges Sea Hunt episodes in 2 dozen lines, alvin - 555
Larry Hensley - May 04, 2006 - Report this comment
Cool parody
alvin rhodes - May 04, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks tommy (that song was by some guy who went by the name of "barefoot man"...wrote a lot of weird diving songs) stuart and larry

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