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Song Parodies -> "HBO Killed The Local Tube Star"

Original Song Title:

"Video Killed The Radio Star"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Buggles

Parody Song Title:

"HBO Killed The Local Tube Star"

Parody Written by:

sloatead

The Lyrics

I saw your kiddie show on channel 32
Sitting veged out, intently tuning in on you
On UHF, it didn't stop you coming through
Oh-uh-oh

They never gave you credit for the things you did
But speaking for myself when I was just a kid
Well, I remember, your talent was not hid
Oh-uh-oh
For all us children
Oh-uh-oh
It was a sad day

HBO killed the local tube star
HBO killed the local tube star
Showtime came and broke your heart
Oh-uh-oh-oh-oh

In a museum are bits of your studio
I see the puppets and it seems so long ago
And I remember, my mother used to go
Oh-uh-oh
"Turn off that TV"
Oh-uh-oh
"Now for the last time"

HBO killed the local tube star
HBO killed the local tube star
In my mind, you're still a star
We can't go back, we've gone too far
Oh-uh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-uh-oh-oh-oh

HBO killed the local tube star
HBO killed the local tube star
In my mind, you're still a star
We can't go back, we've gone too far
Cable came and broke your heart
Put the blame on Max and Starz

You were a local tube sta-a-a-a-a-a-a-ar
You were a local tube sta-a-a-a-a-a-a-ar

HBO killed the local tube star
HBO killed the local tube star

(You were)
HBO killed the local tube star
(A local tube star)
HBO killed the local tube star

(You were)
HBO killed the local tube star
(A local tube star)
HBO killed the local tube star

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