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Song Parodies -> "Fruits and Veges"

Original Song Title:

"Love and Marriage"

Original Performer:

Frank Sinatra

Parody Song Title:

"Fruits and Veges"

Parody Written by:

Melanie Lee

The Lyrics

The OS was written for a 1955 TV production of Our Town. Decades later, it was famously used as the theme for Married with Children. OS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ourc8m70FgE
Fruits and veges, fruits and veges—
Eat those cucumber and apple wedges!
Word up, sister, brother:
You’d better listen to your mother!

Fruits and veges, fruits and veges:
They can help you on the toilet’s edges.
Ask your local grocer
And order prunes and plums to go, sir!

Try, try, try to do without ‘em:
You’re constipated!
Try, try, try, and learn their nutrients
Can’t be debated.

Milk has mucus. Meat is fatty.
So don’t bank on that cheeseburger patty.
Fratboys, tell your pledges:
You’d better eat,
You’d better eat,
You’d better eat your fruits and veges!

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MasonR - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
High in fiber, high in ratings!
John Barry - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
Tasty too.
LilMadameVeg - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
Sir, Great write to this Sinatra ~ Kamelot tune!
alvin - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
especially liked "prunes and plums to go"...lol
PMS - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
Great source of fiver
Rocky Mak - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved the original song. Heard that for "Married With Children"
John Jenkins - November 19, 2008 - Report this comment
What Alvin said. Very well rhymed.
Stan Hall - November 20, 2008 - Report this comment
A fun parody that, regardless whether wittingly, wittily rebuts my own recent submission. In my kidhood, tho', I'd still have said "Uh-uh,Mama, I don't wanna!" :-)

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