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Song Parodies -> "If Us Clowns Striked"

Original Song Title:

"When The Doves Cry"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"If Us Clowns Striked"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

I'm tired of us clowns getting pushed around. It's time we organize. If the lollipop has a Guild then why can't we. That's what I say. Who's with me?
Let's start a guild at big top
For circus clowns employed un-der tent
The tears of our labor isn't free
Tell me you Bozo's
What's your sentiments?

Let's organize the circus
The union of laughter will gel
Elephants strike PETA spied poses
They earn their meat
The meat between peanut shells

How can we still keep "em laughing?
And peddle our schtick with poor pay? (Poor Pay)
Maybe my neck is giraffing
Maybe you're just like a tiger: enraged
Maybe you look like Mick Jagger
He's got the lips alright (Mick's isn't unionized)
Why don't we all come together?
Imagine what it'd be like
If us clowns striked

Honk at the crowd in your makeup
Watch how you juggle the rent
You've got the presidents all stretched out
Don't let them pinch you
Even clowns make sense

How come they keep under staffing?
Good clowns are hard to come by (hard to come by)
Maybe I've had too much caffeine?
Maybe I'm just like ole Hoffa, wise guy
Maybe I'm just like ole Popoff
He really clowned to heights (He really clowned to heights)
Why did you scoff at the offer?
I wonder what the pay hike
If clowns striked?

How can red nose render service?
A clown in a suit that's too cubed (A square that's too cubed)
Maybe I'm not the learnedest (Maybe, maybe I'm too earnest)
Maybe I'm like Jimmy Carter, too rube (Ya know he's too rube)
Maybe I'm just comic fodder (Maybe I'm just comic fodder)
I often patronize (I often, often patronize)
How could I get any odder? (Why do I think, why?)
I wonder would the stocks spike?

If clowns striked
If clowns striked (Clowns strike, clowns strike)
If clowns striked (Clowns strike, clowns strike)

Let's Strike (Let's Strike)

If Clowns striked
If Clowns striked
If Clowns striked

If Clowns striked (Clowns strike, clowns strike, clowns strike
Let's strike
Bozo let's strike
Let's strike
Let's strike
Let's let's strike

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.7
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 3

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    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 2   0
 3   0
 4   1
 5   2

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Red Foxx - June 17, 2006 - Report this comment
It's struck not striked you big DUMMY!
Whiskered Rooster - June 19, 2006 - Report this comment
Crap, I thought I voted a 5 for pacing. Anyway, it should be a 5 for pacing, my apologies for that. Well after clowining up like I did, I can only add that I've been thoroughly entertained.

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