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Song Parodies -> "Learning to Fry"

Original Song Title:

"Learning to Fly"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty

Parody Song Title:

"Learning to Fry"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

When I got the job I was overjoyed
KFC - I'm employed
Not to burn myself did require much skill
Of hot grease I'd soon have my fill

I'm learning to fry the thighs, legs and wings
Wond'rin' why there's no onion rings

E-leven secret, spices and herbs
Is what people eat out there in the 'burbs

I'm learning to fry all manner of things
Not convinced these are chicken wings

I asked the boss and he just frowned
"Just ensure in grease they're drowned"
"You just fry them up - put the tray there"
"But then past that point you should not care"

I'm learning to lie - pleasin' the crowds:
'Healthiest meal in town'

I'm learning to fry but this job sure stinks
Splatterin' grease makes a nasty sting
I'm learning to fry - scorched my skin
Swear I won't eat chicken again

I'm learning to fry
I'm learning to fry

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malcolm higgins - May 19, 2003 - Report this comment
way to go girls. while I' m doing one of you, the other can make lunch.. I see the plan now....... kinda like making it with a chick .. after the tender thighs and juicy breasts..what do you do with the greasy box???
Jeff Reuben - May 19, 2003 - Report this comment
Very good...and I noticed you really do subtly change the chorus
Peregrin - May 19, 2003 - Report this comment
Hmmm, Jeff Reuben reads the messageboard...who could it be now?
mandamoo - May 21, 2003 - Report this comment
Haha ! Funny ! An excellent parody....again !
Mike Florio - May 27, 2003 - Report this comment
did I inspire you to change the "fly" to "Fry?" (ie "I believe I will fry")...and not that other song that a writer who didnt leave their name wrote...
Meriadoc - May 27, 2003 - Report this comment
Actually, Mike, our fry beat your fry by two days! :-D

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