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Original Song Title:

"Love Stinks"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

J. Geils Band

Parody Song Title:

"Lush Pinks"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

She loves her
Nail-polish trim.
But she don't love nothing else. . .
Enamel skin.
So on it goes
Till completely dried.
'twixt toes, cotton puffs
Help keep the digits pried.
She'll have no blue;
Deep reds are for finks!
One hue's for sure:

Lush pinks,
Nails, nails.
Lush pinks,
Nails, nails.

Blue eschew, a snide deride.
Lush is a toned-down vermillion
Thickly applied.
She's at the mall;
She buys them all.
Can't wait to try
"Fussy* GaloreĀ®."

She don't care for any carmine-ochre thing.
All she'll pay for is:

Lush pinks,
Sales, sales.
Lush pinks,
Sales, sales.

She's been through violets. . .
Thinks purple stinks.
For just one she falls:

Lush pinks,
Nails, nails.
Lush pinks,
Sales, sales.


*Fuss: German for foot


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TJC - December 16, 2008 - Report this comment
Prolific you probably wrote this colorful ditty using just your pinkies... Five shades of groovy, John, well, except for "Fussy* GaloreĀ®"... I just can't go there...
alvin - December 16, 2008 - Report this comment
this was...well....fussy galore !
LilPinkieCakes - December 16, 2008 - Report this comment
Why Pirate Jack, how did thou knowst that my Pinkies blink in ' pink ' only ? ?
AFW - December 16, 2008 - Report this comment
Clever rewrite
Stan Hall - December 17, 2008 - Report this comment
A dilly of a parody. Which begs the question, what's up next? Lavender Blue"? :-)
Christie Marie M - December 17, 2008 - Report this comment
I own various Shades of "Lush Pink" Nail Polish: Hot Pink, Pink-ing of You, Marvelous Pink, Carnation Pink, Pinky Swear, Think Pink, and Cinematic Pink. In the words of Julia Roberts from Steel Magnolias, "Pink is my signature color." Just now I did my nails and I have on the color Cinematic Pink. (I blow my nails dry). Wow, so pretty! You sure had tickled me pink with your parody! 555!!!

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