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Song Parodies -> "Grok the Monkeys"

Original Song Title:

"Shock the Monkey"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Peter Gabriel

Parody Song Title:

"Grok the Monkeys"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Grok the monkeys. . .science,
Grok the monkeys. . .science.

Discovery is fun,
Discovery aids science.
Monkeys mock me up the in the trees
And fling their feces,
Pugnacious, snarling, these.
[chattering]
Monkeys, monkeys, monkeys,
But you know, I’m gonna grok the monkeys,
Yeah, yeah!

Talk the talk,
Understand chat,
Learn the prate of apes,
I’ll know about that.
Those monkeys sometimes can seem sure pug-
nacious if they’re sore,
Snarling. I’ll try to understand monkeys
[chattering]

Yeah, yeah,
Grok the monkeys.

Monkeys,
Feces hurling,
Monkeys
[chattering]
In trees whirling,
Monkeys
They seem spiteful when tails are curling.

Grok, grok, grok—
Do the monkeys blurt things funny?

Discovery, I creep,
Discover me. . .they seethe;
They throw at me turds. . .monkeyshines;
Covered me. . .laughing, these.

[chortling chattering]

Monkeys,
Too much to take,
Monkeys—Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
Clownish are these apes,
Monkeys,
And stooge-like they’re prating.

Grok, grok, grok?
Can’t understand “words” of monkeys.

F**k these monkeys
And their flunkies.

F**k these monkeys—I quit!

F**k these monkeys,
Foggy* monkeys.
Flies shit.


*Foggy Bottom—by extension, D.C.

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Old Man Ribber - April 15, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm always pleased to learn new things here...and now I know "grok". You, BJM, andria, the late lamented Turtle...what an education!
Mark Scotti - April 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Your "Monkey Shines" got you fives!
AFW - April 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Clever way to Monkey around, so to speak..555
John Barry - April 16, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks, you non-simians.
UnKNOWNvotrix - April 16, 2010 - Report this comment
SirSweaty, can be "Chuck the Monk " , pleeease, Sir ? ?

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