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Song Parodies -> "Round To Deliver"

Original Song Title:

"Stand and Deliver!"

Original Performer:

Adam and the Ants

Parody Song Title:

"Round To Deliver"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

Round to deliver!

I'm the friendly paper boy who's scared of your alsatian
I earn my cash dodging your trash with such determination
I'm already arthritic, and did I forget to mention
I may only be twelve but I receive an old age pension

Round to deliver - your Telegraph or Times
Sun, Daily Mirror, and any more that rhymes

I'm the dodgy paper boy who will escape detection
When I nick the sporting bit or next week's TV section
You might think it theft, but it's a pretty minor caper
It's kind of tough to make enough from bringing you your paper

Round to deliver - your Guardian or Star
Sun, Daily Mirror, a magazine: "Bizarre"?

And though you slip a Christmas tip
I still will rob you blind
Don't mind

We're the happy paper boys so full of glib excuses
For don't you hate it when it's late or missing bits we loses
We're the crappy paper boys and here's our invitation
To go and find what's dropped behind and scattered cross the nation

Round to deliver here's your New York Times
Stern, or Izvestia, we've dropped all that behind

And though you slip a Christmas tip
I still will rob you blind
Don't mind

Skiddaddly Bark! Bark! Skiddaddly Bark! Bark!
Skiddaddly Bark! Bark! Skiddaddly Bark! Bark!

Round to deliver - Grauniad and Life
Round to deliver - Torygraph and Time

(repeat 'til the morning's paper round is finished)

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Pacing: 4.6
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Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 12

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alvin rhodes - May 20, 2005 - Report this comment
funny concept...5s
Kristof Robertson - May 20, 2005 - Report this comment
Damn you, Alexander! I've had this on constant rotation on my stereo trying to come up with a good angle...and you deliver this knockout blow! Well clever and funny as hell. 555
Phil Alexander - May 20, 2005 - Report this comment
;-) ...ok, Kristof - howsabout "Cirrhosis'd Liver"?
Stuart McArthur - May 20, 2005 - Report this comment
loved that one, Phil - 555
Johnny D - May 20, 2005 - Report this comment
Gotta watch out for them dodgy paper boys, guv'nor!
Rick C - May 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Great one, Phil. Loved the "Skiddaddly Bark!" 555
AFW - May 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Innovative and imaginative...
spermsayer - September 03, 2005 - Report this comment
Bloody Wonderful!!! Funniest thing I've read on this site!!!
Lexi - March 12, 2006 - Report this comment
thought the lyics were very funny, tears were running down mine and my friend's face. :D

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