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Song Parodies -> "You Made Me Write"

Original Song Title:

"You May Be Right"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"You Made Me Write"

Parody Written by:

Rick Cormier

The Lyrics

This is a parody about the frustration of trying to write parodies.
You Made Me Write

Friday night a song I started
Inspiration soon departed
Someday soon I'll pick it up again
I was only tryin' for one
But I left it there undone
What a way to start the weekend! I'm Dee-ranged!

I was stranded in the twilight zone
I struggled there for hours alone
Even to the point my back was wracked with pain
I was planning on some fives
So my ego could survive
But instead I'm stuck with useless words again

You made me write, you made me crazy
"Cause it's just the perfect tune to pick I'm looking for
Too late tonight, my thoughts are hazy
Unfinished songs, nothing to show
You made me write

The veterans here have such a flair
For plucking parodies from air
But only three so far have I compiled
Of this site I am a fan
And I'll make it if I can
But I guess it's gonna take a little while

I think of all the lines I tried to
Cram together side by side to
Fit together in a clever way
Guess I'm crazy, yes it's true
This won't pay the rent that's due
But I won't be happy any other way

You made me write, you made me crazy.
And it's just the perfect tune to pick I'm looking for
Too tired to write, too late to save me
Unfinished songs, nothing to show
You made me write

I hate this song that you made me write
I hate this song that you made me write

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Voting Results

 
Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 28

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Kristof Robertson - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Really really good, Rick. Just to let you know, even the veterans suffer writers block (except John Barry, who has parodies coming out his ears)...this parody writing biz, addictive as it is, is damn hard work. You obviously DO have a flair, so keep writing! 555
Johnny D - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Write on, write on!
Dee Range - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
You found the perfrect tune, Rick. Excellent work, and really loved the Dee-ranged line!! LOL. And those 5's you were planning on have arrived. Expect more, in droves, if you put out similar work.
Tim Mayfield - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Life is like a box of parodies, you never know which one you'll do. 5's
Rex - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
You are strong with the force. In time, you could join the ranks of the Jedi masters. (Guess what movie I'm waiting for?)
John Barry - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Keep going, Rick!
Leo Jay - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Really well done. So is "If I Fell On Top Of You" -- is there a reason you didn't enable comments on that one? If it was a mistake, you might want to have Chucky delete it so you can re-post it. I'm the only one who voted on that one so far anyway...
Agrimorfee - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
"It'a AMIRIGHT, they make me crazy...this maybe just the rack of points yer looking for" --->555
alvin rhodes - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
you seem to be doing just fine..fives from me
Arwen - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
I want to know what qualifies a person as a veteran...=) This is just FABulous, Rick...you'll fit right in. 5s...
Stuart McArthur - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
That's excellent, Rick - lovely pacing and finishing - I also liked your "If I Fell On Top Of You" (don't forget to click on 'enable comments') - 555
Michael Pacholek - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
It took me a while to think of the proper comment, but Billy Joel usually breaks my writer's block too. In fact... tune in tomorrow, 'cause you've given me an idea...
Airfarcewon - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
I think the main force for witing this stuff is compulsion.... you obviously have that...so, keep on
Rick C - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks Kristof, Johnny D (by the way, I read your bio and we're neighbors. I live in Woburn), Dee, Tim, Rex, John, Leo, Agrimorfee, Alvin, Arwen, Stuart and Michael. I'm eager to see what you're all up to next!!!
Adagio - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Really good for just 3 parodies, but I see you have the parody writing compulsion already. 5's
Rick Cormier - April 07, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks Adagio. Yeah, the bug has bitten.
Rick D - May 07, 2005 - Report this comment
One more and you get to be above the magic line.
Johnny D - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
(Ego Parody Contest) See above
Scathe - August 25, 2005 - Report this comment
(EGO) Well done.
Stuart McArthur - August 25, 2005 - Report this comment
(EGO) yes, excellent for your 4th parody, Rick, for your 400th even - a beautifuul-paced self-referential show of respect to the process - whatever that means :-)
Kristof Robertson - August 27, 2005 - Report this comment
(EGO) As the first to comment on this way back in April, I gotta say...look how far you've come!
Mikey Squirrel - August 27, 2005 - Report this comment
EGO-- Well, I'm so glad we made you write. This chronicles exactly what I go through writing parodies, mind blocks and all. Well done, Rick.
Arwen - August 28, 2005 - Report this comment
EGO--still love it, Rick...=)
Claude Prez - August 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Well, this isn't a very egocentric parody at all, is it? All true, though; well done.
Jeff Reuben - August 29, 2005 - Report this comment
EGO: Not an ego parody, but well written, I loved it!

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