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Song Parodies ->Authors -> Melanie Lee

Melanie Lee (aka Melanie N. Lee, mnl_1221) is a Queens, NY native with an MA in English-Creative Writing; her thesis was a musical playscript of a famous YA novel. She's a part-time tutor for City University of New York, and has also taught English 101. She's written three produced plays (including one in the New York International Fringe Festival, 2005) and three unproduced screenplays. She's also been a telephone interviewer, a radio monitor for ASCAP, and a party clown. A politically-liberal born-again Christian, she's spouted her opinions in several letters to the editor published in New York newspapers. Her theater reviews are on nytheatre.com, and her snippets of advice on Yahoo! Answers and Sparknotes.

Melanie has enjoyed, at various times, making decorated cakes, Christmas ornaments, Halloween costumes, Easter bonnets, and offbeat evangelical tracts. She has a pretty good ear for harmony, wishes she could play the piano, and wishes she had the stomach for Broadway cattle calls. Oh, well—she gets to sing in the chorus of community theater musicals, including scaring audiences as Fruma Sarah in Fiddler on the Roof in Flushing, Queens.

She's furious over the current American corporate practice of "squeeze more work out of fewer workers for less pay", hates the egregious economic imbalance, and prays that Bush/Cheney won't stage a coup.

Her goal for this life is to create a work—poem, song, play, novel, movie—that will outlast her, inspiring and moving people.

She's thankful to Amiright.com for giving her a forum to hone her comedic and songwriting skills. BTW, if you know of a movie producer or director who'd like to film a screenplay about a group of twentysomethings forming a band in 1980 Queens, NY, please contact her: mnl_1221@yahoo.com. Blog: http://360.yahoo.com/mnl_1221.

Song Parodies -> Lyrics

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Parody TitleOriginal TitlePerformerSubmitted
Bomb IraqBarbara AnnBeach Boys2003-03-21
Rush's Little HelperMother's Little HelperRolling Stones2003-10-08
Dennis and the RightBennie and the JetsElton John2003-10-16
It Wasn't Me (Florida 2000)It Wasn't MeShaggy2003-10-29
We Got Code Orange for ChristmasNuttin' for ChristmasBarry Gordon2003-12-24
Rock the VoteRock the BoatHues Corporation2004-10-26
Yankees Got Run Over By the Red SoxGrandma Got Run Over By a ReindeerElmo & Patsy2004-10-26
Count Every BallotClimb Every MountainThe Sound Of Music Soundtrack2004-11-05
Ah, Fallujah!Hallelujah ChorusG. F. Handel2004-11-10
Wake Up, Little DemmiesWake Up, Little SusieEverly Brothers2004-11-10
Mandate My AssEarache My EyeCheech and Chong2004-11-23
The Night Detroit DiedThe Night Chicago DiedPaper Lace2004-11-24
The Night They'll Drive Ken Jennings DownThe Night They Drove Old Dixie DownJoan Baez2004-11-30
O Come All Ye Faithful (Inauguration 2005)O Come All Ye FaithfulTraditional2004-12-08
PrayStayFour Seasons2004-12-09
Pope BenBenMichael Jackson2005-04-22
You're So Vain (You Prob'ly Think This Show Is...)You're So VainCarly Simon2005-07-21
A Hundred Million Bucks to Spend (Fluid Cash Song)A Hundred Million Miracles (Flower Drum Song)Miyoshi Umeki/Rodgers and Hammerstein2005-11-10
Crappy Christmas (War Continues)Happy Xmas (War is Over)John Lennon2005-12-01
Gold MedalGoldfingerShirley Bassey2006-02-22
Bombed Gay!Born FreeAndy Williams2007-06-14
We Have CableWe Have HeavenYes2007-06-26
Watermelon TruckWatermelon ManMongo Santamaria2007-07-02
Bad, Bad Andy DickBad, Bad Leroy BrownJim Croce2007-07-18
Bleep! the Mets!Meet the MetsNew York Mets2007-10-04
Bronx Song (Yankee Star)Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)The Doors2007-10-10
D.C. Song (Mid-East War)Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)The Doors2007-10-10
Remember Walking into SheaRemember (Walking in the Sand)The Shangri-Las2007-10-10
HalloweenEdelweissRodgers & Hammerstein2007-11-02
My Eye Is on My WaistlineHis Eye Is on the SparrowTraditional2007-11-12
Yes! We Have No Scriptwriters!Yes! We Have No BananasFrank Silver and Irvin Cohn2007-11-12
241921Who2008-01-18
Goodbye Rudy TuesdayRuby TuesdayRolling Stones2008-01-30
ManateekyJabberwockyLewis Carroll2008-02-01
Elections (Piddler on the Bush)TraditionFiddler on the Roof2008-02-05
Price Hike, Price GougeSunrise, SunsetFiddler on the Roof2008-02-28
Love Client Number 9Love Potion Number 9The Searchers2008-03-10
Resignation WonRevolution 1The Beatles2008-03-12
Eliot SpitzerAnatevkaFiddler on the Roof2008-03-13
Silda Wall's HusbandSylvia's MotherDr. Hook and the Medicine Show2008-03-13
The Luv GuvTheme from 'The Love Boat'Jack Jones2008-03-13
Inaugural PrayerSabbath PrayerFiddler on the Roof2008-03-16
Far from the Far Right CrowdFar from the Home I LoveFiddler on the Roof2008-03-17
Easter Too SoonEaster ParadeIrving Berlin2008-03-18
HuckabeeChavalehFiddler On The Roof (Musical)2008-04-03
God Damn AmericaGod Bless AmericaKate Smith2008-04-03
Challah BreadChavalehFiddler On The Roof (Musical)2008-04-10
Anatevka Dreamin'California Dreamin'The Mamas & The Papas2008-04-24
Knight BusNightshiftThe Commodores2008-04-24
MuckrakerMatchmakerFiddler On The Roof (Musical)2008-04-28
Speed Racer ReduxSpeed Racer ThemeDanny Davis and the Nashville Brass2008-04-28
Papal ManPuppet ManThe Fifth Dimension2008-04-28
Clemens' Trampy TeenGypsies, Tramps, and ThievesCher2008-05-01
Right-Wing FantasyGypsies, Tramps, and ThievesCher2008-05-01
Oil KingSun KingThe Beatles2008-05-05
1/21/09One After 909The Beatles2008-05-05
Waiting for the Smirk to LeaveWaiting on the World to ChangeJohn Mayer2008-05-05
Oil King MedleySun King MedleyThe Beatles2008-05-07
You Never Divvy Your ProfitsYou Never Give Me Your MoneyThe Beatles2008-05-07
Little Big Horn MedleySun King MedleyThe Beatles2008-05-12
BloopersBluebirdPaul McCartney & Wings2008-05-12
Don't Dumb Me DownDon't Let Me DownThe Beatles2008-05-18
CranesChainsThe Beatles2008-06-02
We Have 'Bama!We Have HeavenYes2008-06-03
Get Smart—Again!Get Smart ThemeIrving Szathmary2008-06-19
Bleep! The Mets! Part 2Meet the MetsNew York Mets2008-06-19
Can I Kick You Out?Do I Make You Proud?Taylor Hicks2008-06-22
I Enjoy Seeing the GaysI Enjoy Being a GirlRodgers & Hammerstein2008-07-01
Bride on the RunBand on the RunPaul McCartney & Wings2008-07-09
Someone Spoofed ObamaSome Enchanted EveningRodgers & Hammerstein2008-07-14
He's the WordThe WordThe Beatles2008-07-20
Tomorrow, Vote for Me!Tomorrow Never KnowsThe Beatles2008-07-20
Heart of the City (A Portrait of Times Square)Heart of the SunriseYes2008-07-20
MS Word 2007The WordThe Beatles2008-07-21
BeerHere, There, and EverywhereThe Beatles2008-07-29
George in the White HouseGeorge of the JungleWeird Al Yankovic2008-08-04
BatmanTaxmanThe Beatles2008-08-12
Black ManTaxmanThe Beatles2008-08-12
Over the Wee-Wee PadUnder the BridgeRed Hot Chili Peppers2008-08-12
ConventionsBirthdayThe Beatles2008-08-25
Sweet YouTubeSweet BlindnessLaura Nyro2008-08-26
Hey, Miss Nunnery!What's New, Pussycat?Tom Jones2008-08-26
My Chance? Gone Now! (Hillary's Lament)My Man's Gone NowPorgy and Bess2008-08-31
MargarineTangerineFrank Sinatra2008-08-31
Sarah, You're My V.P. NowBess, You Is My Woman NowPorgy and Bess2008-09-04
Offshore Inferno ("Drill, Baby, Drill!")Disco InfernoThe Trammps2008-09-07
I Love LeftoversLove HangoverDiana Ross2008-09-07
TambourineTangerineSalsoul Orchestra2008-09-07
Female JokerThe JokerSteve Miller Band2008-09-15
The Ballad of Sarah the GovThe Ballad of Billy the KidBilly Joel2008-09-24
Bleep! The Mets! Part 3Meet the MetsNew York Mets2008-09-29
The Star-Making PennantThe Star-Spangled BannerFrancis Scott Key2008-10-01
ScreenplayTaxiHarry Chapin2008-10-05
Crash! Fiscal Black EyeSuite: Judy Blue EyesCrosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)2008-10-07
Ocean Front Property (in Central Asia)Ocean Front PropertyGeorge Strait2008-10-27
My Eye Is on My Waistline (The Skinny Version)His Eye Is on the SparrowTraditional2008-10-29
I Got a Rock!I Am a RockSimon & Garfunkel2008-11-03
Tomorrow (Obama!)TomorrowAnnie (The Musical)2008-11-03
Fruits and VegesLove and MarriageFrank Sinatra2008-11-18
ObamaniacsAnimaniacs (TV theme)The Animaniacs2008-11-25
MacaroniMacarenaLos Del Rio2008-12-14
Merry Christmas!Hallelujah ChorusHandel2008-12-16
I Throw a Shoe at YouI Put a Spell on YouScreamin' Jay Hawkins2008-12-16
Everybody Wants to Lose Some WeightEverybody Wants to Rule the WorldTears for Fears2009-01-02
WeightlessHomelessPaul Simon2009-01-02
Black PrezBlack CowSteely Dan2009-01-18
He's Going HomeShe's Leaving HomeThe Beatles2009-01-20
The Sound of MusicThe Sounds of SilenceSimon & Garfunkel2009-02-02
The Sounds of ViolenceThe Sounds of SilenceSimon & Garfunkel2009-02-02
Eight Miles Wide (Lake Erie Ice Incident)Eight Miles HighThe Byrds2009-02-09
All the Pretty Horses (Grab a Ring from It)Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)Beyonce2009-03-10
Heart of the OceanWalk on the OceanToad the Wet Sprocket2009-03-15
Black and White (The Zebra's Song)Black or WhiteMichael Jackson2009-03-24
The Snake (in the Chamber of Secrets)The ChainFleetwood Mac2009-04-06
If I Only Had a GunIf I Only Had a BrainWizard Of Oz Soundtrack2009-04-08
DobbyBeat ItMichael Jackson2009-05-05
I Dig ObamaDig a PonyThe Beatles2009-05-11
City of New Orleans (Aftermath)City of New OrleansArlo Guthrie2009-05-25
Bella LestrangePeople Are StrangeThe Doors2009-07-20
Bleep! The Mets! Part 4Meet the MetsNew York Mets2009-10-18
Bleep! The Mets! Part 5 (The Generic Version)Meet the MetsNew York Mets2009-10-18
Up, Up and Away--Falcon's Runaway BalloonUp, Up and AwayThe Fifth Dimension2009-10-18
I Bought the PostI Fought the LawBobby Fuller Four2009-10-20
Tipsy GamblerGypsy WomanThe Impressions2009-11-03
Where Do the Ducks Go?Where Did Our Love Go?The Supremes2009-11-29
0-18 ("Oh-Eighteen")You're SixteenRingo Starr2009-12-02
Black ChristmasWhite ChristmasBing Crosby2009-12-22
Top Kill!Top CatHanna-Barbera2010-05-27
Working Class OutburstWorking Class HeroJohn Lennon2010-08-11
He Tried to Blow Up ChristmasThe Bell That Couldn't JingleHerb Alpert2010-11-29
My Irish Soda BreadMy Wild Irish RoseChauncey Olcott2011-03-17
Handsome VoldyHandsome JohnnyRichie Havens2012-07-02
Ding-Dong! The Ding-Dong's Dead!Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead!The Wizard of Oz2012-11-20
BomberSparrowSimon & Garfunkel2013-05-17
If I Only Lost Some WeightIf I Only Had a BrainThe Wizard of Oz2013-06-12
There She Is—“Miss America”?There She Is, Miss AmericaBert Parks2013-09-17
You Give God a Bad NameYou Give Love a Bad NameBon Jovi2013-09-26
This FlyThis BoyThe Beatles2013-10-02
Big ShutdownBig BrotherStevie Wonder2013-10-09
Ones Are the Laziest RatingOneThree Dog Night2013-10-16
Shop and Frisk (Your Business Ain't What They Want)Be Thankful for What You GotWilliam DeVaughn2013-10-25
Slutty for HalloweenI Am Going to Like It HereRodgers & Hammerstein2013-10-30
Thanksgivukkah, Thanksgivukkah!Oh ChanukahTraditional2013-11-27
Connie LawJohnny Smoke PSAJames Earl Jones2013-12-12
43 to 8, the Score!25 or 6 to 4Chicago2014-02-05
Tomorrow, There's More SnowTomorrow Never KnowsThe Beatles2014-02-14
Old Man WinterOld Man RiverPaul Robeson2014-02-19
Oh, Esther!Oh! DarlingThe Beatles2014-03-18
Here I Sit, and I'm Brokenhearted...What Becomes of the BrokenheartedJimmy Ruffin2014-04-07
Passover! Passover!Ten in the BedTraditional2014-04-14
Low Flyin' PlaneHigh Flyin' BirdRichie Havens2014-07-23
Harry Potter! Harry Potter!Yellow RiverChristie2014-08-08
Homeless TodayHome on the RangeTraditional2014-08-15
It's Unnecessarily ColdIt Ain't Necessarily SoPorgy and Bess2014-09-17
Fifty Shades of GrayShades of GrayThe Monkees2015-02-19
CrookshanksLucifer SamPink Floyd2015-03-11
King Henry IX, I'm Not!I'm Henry VIII, I AmHerman's Hermits2015-03-26
The Donald vs. Ugly BettyAmericaSimon & Garfunkel2015-07-08
Tom RiddleGoldfingerShirley Bassey2015-07-14
Point CialisPoincianaManhattan Transfer2015-08-05
Sweet, the Mets!Meet the MetsNew York Mets2015-10-09
Springtime for DonaldSpringtime for HitlerThe Producers2016-03-11
I Want a Muffin So BadI Wanna Love Him So BadThe Jelly Beans2016-09-29
Ms. Clinton, the HilCruella De VilDisney 101 Dalmatians2016-11-08
That Donald J. TrumpCruella De VilDisney 101 Dalmatians2016-11-08
Wednesday Mourning, 3 A.M., November 9, 2016Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.Simon and Garfunkel2016-11-10
Gee, President Trumpy!Gee, Officer KrupkeWest Side Story2017-02-03
DJTInitials (LBJ)Hair (Musical)2017-05-18
Game of ThronesLady JaneRolling Stones2017-09-01
Don, Go AwayDawn (Go Away)Four Seasons2018-02-06
It's So Tired: Reality TVI'm So TiredThe Beatles2018-02-28
The Ballad of the Holy FoolThe Ballad of Billy the KidBilly Joel2018-03-30
Law Client Number 3Love Potion Number 9The Searchers2018-04-26
Blue LawsBlue EyesElton John2018-04-30
El PaĂ­s Wakanda La Isla Bonita Madonna 2018-05-31
Junk Food Like That/I Have a MouthA Boy Like That/I Have a LoveWest Side Story Soundtrack2018-08-31
Secret Op-Ed ManSecret Agent ManJohnny Rivers2018-09-14