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Song Parodies -> "Year On This Site (Holy Cow!)"

Original Song Title:

"Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Green Day

Parody Song Title:

"Year On This Site (Holy Cow!)"

Parody Written by:

Red Ant

The Lyrics

February 20th, 2005: A newbie by the name of Red Ant submits his first two parodies, which go over with little fanfare (because they sucked). Undaunted, he continues writing. To make a long story short, here I am now one year later, still writing and better than, uh, last February. ;-)
[intro]

Another churned out song but this one doesn't blow
Take a look at my first you'll see I've really grown
Though not my best, I confess, this was a quick write
To mark the passage of my year on AmIRight

Though some were really horrible,
And others talked of shite
I celebrate my year on the site


I've made the good and bad, there's some greats that you'll find
Oh but that's no sell, they're all swell - they're divine!
Hundreds of parodies in ver-y short ti-ime
In other words, freakin' thousands of rhymes!

While some were really laughable
(With pacing none too tight)
I celebrate my year on the site

[break]

Through Modern Major-Generals*
(But not a "Wreck" in sight)
I celebrate the three sixty five

I'm "Simply Irresistible"*
(well we are what we write!)
I celebrate one year on this site
copyright 2006+ Jack "Red Ant" Fletcher. *I've done both of these 3 times each, but still no Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Maybe Michael Pacholek can throw an idea my way for that song.

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Adagio - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Yea...Holy Cow! Time flies....Congratulations on your year, Jack!
Johnny D - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Congratulations on your 1st AmIRight anniversary, Red Ant --- parody on, entomological dude!
Stephen Harrington - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
555, my first parody submissions were in October 2004, I celebrated by rewriting and submitting my Verse Chorus Verse parody(Anime, Video Games & Nirvana), which was one of 7 parodies I submitted that week. There are some others that I plan to rewrite in the near future(my Drain You, first Mexican Seafood and About A Girl parodies mainly). Very good, well reflected, what are your first parodies called? I'm curious, I want to check them out. =)
John Barry - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Another year older, we're indebted to Red. Congrats on 3-6-5. 5-5-5.
alvin rhodes - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
..and we're still diggin' ya...congrats
Joel Martinez - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Good job Red Ant. Despite your brief antiquity, your a true pioneer of satirement (if that is a real word)555
TheCoffinRobber - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Congrats on your 1st year! Great song, but I think I spotted one pacing error near the beginning...
Scrawny Johnny - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Happy anniversary...Wow, a whole year since "That Throne"!!
Rick C - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Congrats on your 1 year, Jack! Mine's comin' up at the end of next month. Gee, maybe I should write a parody too? 555
Larry Hensley - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Congrats from me too, and I've also been on here for just over a year. 555's
Red Ant - February 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks Pat, Johnny D, Step-chan, John, alvin, Joel, TheCoffinRobber, Scrawny Johnny, Rick and Larry.

Step-chan, you can do a date search on my parody author page to find the first 2. The one titled "Loose Ground" is actually a parody of "Brush Away".

TheCoffinRobber: Yes, I did squeeze in one extra syllable in the line "this was a quick write" vs TOS' "and don't ask why" but Billy Joe stretches "why" into two syllables so both lines come out 5 syllables.
Scrawny Johnny - February 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Y'know, I just noticed that this is your 220th parody which happens to mirror your one-year anniversary (Feb. 20th). Coincidence? Or Destiny??
Red Ant - February 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Hmm, I don't believe it signifies anything special SJ. Although this was posted on the 21st it was written about 4 am on the 20th (a purely coincidental set of numbers there) for the update that didn't happen. "That Throne" I believe was submitted on Feb 28th (one of 7 I submitted that day-newb mistake there). Although I don't think I'll come even remotely close to 440 by next Feb 20th you never know.
Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd - February 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Looking forward to reading your 440th on the 40th of April next year!

BTW: There's no guarantee that it will still be there when you (whoever you are) read this, but I found the original song here:

users3.ev1.net/~kazuhiro/Masaru/TIP/2002/Davidson2/VCD/no7.h­tml
Red Ant - February 24, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks Peter, 440 by May 10th, 2007? Doable. #221 is already in.

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