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Song Parodies -> "Shuckin' Time"

Original Song Title:

"Summertime"

Original Performer:

George Gershwin

Parody Song Title:

"Shuckin' Time"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Shuckin' time,
But the shivvin' ain't easy.
Fish are one thing:
They get caught on a line.

But clams, a bitch.
They need more than just hookin'.
You must split shells--tasty,
Though, to dine.

Tubs at the moorings
Are filled nearly to the rigging.
Some clams are quite big--
Takes much work for their pryin'.

Epithets pouring
Forth; the mildest is "frigging!"
The rest of them are way out of line

Shuckin' time,
And the shivvin' ain't easy.
Fish are chum things,
But you ain't gotta pry 'm.

"Damn clams, a bitch!"
My diction has ears cooking.
"Yo, hush," wimpled lady
Gloats, "you swine!"

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Stan Hall - February 12, 2008 - Report this comment
This one's just gotta be sung like Billy Stewart's cover of the OS ... "shuck-shuck-a-shuck-shuck-a-shuck-shuck ..." :-)
alvin - February 12, 2008 - Report this comment
aw shucks...this made me feel all clammy
AFW - February 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I thought it was going to be about Shuckin' corn...which I used to do on a farm..but still, funny and informative
John Barry - February 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, Stan, Alvin, AFW.
Ann Hammond - February 13, 2008 - Report this comment
he he
Below Average Dave - February 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Great job on a song that I don't think I've seen targetted in the time I've been here
Meriadoc - February 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Quahogs? Are they quahogs?

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