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Song Parodies -> "Johnny Talks To The Dead"

Original Song Title:

"Johnny Strikes Up The Band"

Original Performer:

Warren Zevon

Parody Song Title:

"Johnny Talks To The Dead"

Parody Written by:

Andria

The Lyrics

This is not a Grateful Dead parody, nor is it about the early-2000s TV show "Crossing Over" with John Edwards (not John Kerry's Veep candidate from 2004). It is about an old man who talks to dead people in a cemetery, and is not based on a real person, although I have encountered weirdos talking to grave markers from time to time while walking through the cemetery, and "Glen Teft" is also not a real person, to the best of my knowledge. Enjoy!
Down the lane, then to the left
This old man, he's really deft
In front of the tombstone
There, Johnny talks to the dead

He'll be walkin' thru the graveyard
Kneelin' down at all the graves
In front of the tombstone
There, Johnny talks to the dead
When Johnny talks to the...
When Johnny talks to the...
When Johnny talks to the dead

And Johnny isn't necro
He does a mean seance
A corpse is not his fiancee
Talking puts his mind at ease
When kneeling down in the breeze
And he's the graveyard man

Look on down, to the left
By the grave of Glen Teft
Brace yourself, keep quiet
'Cause Johnny talks to the dead
Johnny talks to the dead
Johnny talks to the dead
'Cause Johnny talks to the dead




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alvin - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
as someone who has been known to visit several graveyards i can really appreciate this
Andria - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, Alvin.
AFW - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Thought it was going to be about that little kid in the movie, "I see dead people"...but very good, all the same
AFW - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Oh, by the way, got your email..thanks, and did you get my reply, or check out the website I linked, HMO?
Andria - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, AFW, I always appreciate your comments, and I got your reply. I checked out the website, but there was too much personal information to give out thanks to my paranoia about identity theft and computer viruses and the fact that I get spammed enough as it is.
Andria - January 07, 2009 - Report this comment
Note to AFW: I checked Humormeonline.com again and decided to contribute anyway, and I sent in two top-10 lists. Look for an e-mail from me.

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