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Song Parodies -> "TV Wasteland"

Original Song Title:

"Baba O' Riley"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Who

Parody Song Title:

"TV Wasteland"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

its run by big wheels
who seek mass appeal
they need this knack...to make a living
i don't think its right
i'm way too bright
shows like this...can't be forgiven

i cry
avert my eyes
its only TV wasteland

sadly, take a stand
now my TV's banned
pulled out the wires
could anything be bolder ?
its nice and quiet here
there's no more TV near
no more antenna
no more remote controller

TV wasteland
its only TV wasteland
TV wasteland
oh yeah
TV wasteland
and i hate it !

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Johnny D - January 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Welcome home to Lancaster County, Brother Alvin. Have thee some wholesome non-electric fives.
Mari D - January 11, 2005 - Report this comment
I feel your pain! And have you seen "CSI: New York?"
John Barry - January 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Nice homage to Newton Minow, FCC commissioner in the 60s who called TV a "vast wasteland." Imagine what he'd say today.
alvin rhodes - January 11, 2005 - Report this comment
thanks johnny, mari and john....i remember the quote but i had forgotten who said it...thanks for cluin' me in..nope, never seen CSI new york...never been to lancaster county, either
AFW - January 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Good work, Alvin...but..to be specific..it's those cable companie..that bug me!..555
The Great Karlando - January 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Here's 3 fives in memory of every sitcom that lasts only 3 weeks!
alvin rhodes - January 12, 2005 - Report this comment
thanks AFW and karlando
Michael Pacholek - January 15, 2005 - Report this comment
"CSI: NY"? Why will the actress from Providence never leave that show to an understudy? Because no one can spell Melina Kanakaredes!

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