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Song Parodies -> "I Ate Kangaroo I'm Amazed I Could Chew It"

Original Song Title:

"It Aint What You Do It's The Way That You Do It"

Original Performer:

Bananarama and Fun Boy Three

Parody Song Title:

"I Ate Kangaroo I'm Amazed I Could Chew It"

Parody Written by:

Wendy Christopher

The Lyrics

I'm pretty sure Bananarama and co. weren't the first people to do this song, but theirs is the version I've written this to fit. The ending's a bit lame, but it pretty much mirrors the way I was feeling by then; this song has WAAAAY too many choruses!
I ate kangaroo I’m amazed I could chew it
It aint what I’d choose and the staff bloody knew it
But I heard ‘em say that they’d pay me to do it
That I’d get twenty bucks!

I ate kangaroo when they said they could stew it
It tastes like gnu but with salt added to it
A plateful of goo with the texture of suet
But it’s worth twenty bucks!

That Down Under
Restaurant chain
Made me chunder
Won’t eat there again!

I ate kangaroo I’m amazed I could chew it
I aint got a clue why they thought I could do it
Afraid I would spew but I made my way through it
And I got twenty bucks!

I thought I’d been smart but I just got burned
So this is the lesson I have learned
You shouldn’t buy your takeaway
From somewhere called Roadkill Café

I ate kangaroo, wish that I didn’t do it
I stayed in the loo quite unable to poo it
And baked beans galore couldn’t even unglue it
And all for twenty bucks!

Their Masala
Looked underdone
Served koala
In a toasted bun!

I ate kangaroo, it was cruel and I knew it
You may say that you are too clued-up to do it
Well I thought that too but I still waded through it
When I saw twenty bucks!

Don’t eat kangaroo ‘cause you aint gonna chew it
The day that you do let me say you will rue it
Your face will go blue when your guts start to brew it
It aint worth twenty bucks!

I ate kangaroo… and I’m bored now so screw it
This song is too long can’t be arsed to renew it
It grates now and there’s only one way I’ll do it
And that’s for twenty bucks!

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Total Votes: 7

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Agrimorfee - November 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Loved it! (A little meta-twist on the end never hurt nobody.)
alvin - November 06, 2007 - Report this comment
wonderfully goofy
John Barry - November 06, 2007 - Report this comment
A rhyming bonanza!
stuart mcarthur - November 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Ha! That's hilarious Wendy - the great title sub grabbed me but there were some very funny rhymes and ideas - I'll watch out for your stuff - 555 (check out the comps on the messageboard)
Kristof Robertson - November 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Another beaut! You continue to impress...the relentless rhyming really tickled me, and being an Aussie (although London based), I really ralated to the topic. 555+

Stu, if youread this...go back and check Wendy's stuff. Its really good!
Phil Alexander - November 07, 2007 - Report this comment
I'll second what Kristof said (one of these days I'll get to comment first ;-) )
Sister Amnesia - November 12, 2007 - Report this comment
One of those parody titles that just screams out at you! Loved it 5-5-5
Maxi Meat Eater - September 05, 2011 - Report this comment
Hi Wendy. I like the OS and I like your parody too. Ihave actually eaten kangaroo meat (on a jerky stick) and it's not really so hard to chew at all. It is a bit on the greasy side, however but it's good to eat anyway. Have a nice day.

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