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Song Parodies -> "Bright, Shiny Cross"

Original Song Title:

"Old, Rugged Cross"

Original Performer:

George Bennard

Parody Song Title:

"Bright, Shiny Cross"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

‘Round a neck next to you
Hangs a bright, shiny cross,
An emblem of profit and gain.
And I love that bright cross.
It’s my dearest and best.
From a world that has brought me no pain.

And I’ll cherish that bright, shiny cross.
It’s a trophy I’ll never lay down.
I will cling to that bright, shiny cross,
‘til a prettier one comes around.

Oh that bright, shiny cross
So admired by the world,
Holds a wondrous attraction for me.
For it’s with that bright cross,
Jesus shows me his love
‘Cause it says I’m his bestest buddy.


In that bright, shiny cross,
Whose gems make it to shine
A delirious beauty I see.
‘Cause I wear that bright cross
Just to show everyone,
That I’m Jesus’ favorite you seeeeeeeee…


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Lifeliver - December 25, 2012 - Report this comment
Original and funny. 555s for OS choice alone. I pray, er, I mean hope, you're not serious. I have a parody of this on file, but dare not post it for fear of crucifixion.
Patrick - December 26, 2012 - Report this comment
My Dad used to sing "On a hill far away, stood an old Chevrolet, its tires were as flat as a board. There's a hole in the tank, and the darned thing won't crank. Some day it will turn to a Ford".
John - December 27, 2020 - Report this comment
My dad sang that too

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