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Song Parodies -> "Monkeys For Nothing"

Original Song Title:

"Money For Nothing"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Dire Straits

Parody Song Title:

"Monkeys For Nothing"

Parody Written by:

Jared

The Lyrics

I want my......I want my chimpanzee......
I want my......I want my chimpanzee......
I want my.....I want my chimpanzee......
I want my......I want my chimpanzee......

Look at them monkeys, watch the way they do it
Watch 'em swing around from tree to tree
Always playin', that's the way they do it
Monkeys ain't for nothing and chimps for free
They're always swingin', that's the way they do it
Let me tell you now that chimps ain't dumb
They might be animals but they've got fingers
What's really freaky is their feet have thumbs

I gotta order African monkeys
Black market delivery
I gotta order orangutans now
I gotta get me a chimpanzee

See the little monkey, always skating at the circus
You know it doesn't want to be there
That monkey's trainer got his own jet airplane
The monkey's trainer is a millionaire

I gotta order African monkeys
Black market delivery
I gotta order orangutans now
I gotta get me a chimpanzee

Look here, look here
Train a momkey to play the guitar
Train a monkey to play them drums
Room full of monkeys, recording hit songs now
That'd sure be fun
And they're up there, making lots of noises
Bangin' on the bongos with my chimpanzee
This ain't workin, every time I try it
Get a monkey for nothing and your chimps for free

I gotta order African monkeys
Black market delivery
I gotta order orangutans now
I gotta get me a chimpanzee, now

They're always playin', that's the way they do it
Watch 'em swing around from tree to tree
This ain't workin', every time I try it
Monkeys for nothing, get your chimps for free
Monkeys for nothing and chimps for free

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Kristof Robertson - August 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Jared...really, really good! It seems so obvious to do this one, but you really nailed it...55
John Barry - August 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Good one.
Johnny D - August 26, 2004 - Report this comment
5-5-5, well-done, Jared. This is one I wish I had thought of first .... you did a great job with it! :-)
raddog - August 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job on the parody. I look at your parodies. Why don't you look at mine? I have just written "I Lost On Jeopardy Again" and it will be submitted tomorrow or later this week.
Dee Range - August 27, 2004 - Report this comment
Loved it. 555 One of my favorite tunes, you did it justice
Tom From Bradley - September 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Jared, You ruined another song for me. Everytime I hear this song, I'll be singing about chimpanzees. Thanks Dude.
Agrimorfee - September 02, 2004 - Report this comment
The best MFN parody I have ever read or heard. Simple yet effective. 555
Mr Beardo - April 19, 2005 - Report this comment
Excellent Work, Listed on my web site, deservedly www.bluebubble.co.uk/bensworld
Michael Pacholek - April 19, 2005 - Report this comment
I see you have a room full of five-votes.

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