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Song Parodies -> "Mighty Joe Young"

Original Song Title:

"Minnie the Moocher"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Cab Calloway

Parody Song Title:

"Mighty Joe Young"

Parody Written by:

Rick Duncan

The Lyrics

This is about the great 1950 movie done by Ray Harryhausen, not the inferior 1998 remake.
Folks, how here's the story 'bout one big gorilla
Don't mean the one that fought Godzilla
He was the one that they could not kill
But Joe had a thing for a girl named Jill

Mighty-mighty mighty Joe
Fighty-fighty-fighty-no!
He be, he be, he be, cool
Mighty-mighty Joe!

Now, old Joe became a big club attraction
He tug-o-war with muscle action
He hold up Jill on the piano
And "Beautiful Dreamer" make him mellow

Mighty-mighty mighty Joe
Fighty-fighty-fighty-no!
He be, he be, he be, cool
Mighty-mighty Joe!

Then three drunks give Joe an over dose of bourbon
He get tipsy and he start disturbin'
They bust him out put him in a big van
Drive him down back road followed by "the man"

Mighty-mighty mighty Joe
Fighty-fighty-fighty-no!
He be, he be, he be, cool
Mighty-mighty Joe!

Then at night they came upon an orphanage on fire
Was a kid on top, was about to expire
Joe climbed up a tree he was so stop-animated
He saved the child and the day and became less hated

Poor Joe, poor Joe, poor Joe


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Johnny D - August 14, 2004 - Report this comment
Fivey fivey fivey yo!
Michael Pacholek - August 14, 2004 - Report this comment
This song made me go ape!
Adagio - August 14, 2004 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but a good read. 5's
zfunky1 - August 14, 2004 - Report this comment
Damn good song and a great parody too!! Adagio... watch the original Blues Brothers movie and you'll get a great visual as well as an earful of talent. I was fortunate enough to catch CC making an appearance on Sesame Street years ago. He was awesome!!
alvin rhodes - August 15, 2004 - Report this comment
HAHAHAHA...best one i read today

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