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Song Parodies -> "Plagiarism"

Original Song Title:

"I Got Rhythm"

Original Performer:

George Gershwin

Parody Song Title:

"Plagiarism"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

So, when is something
less than a mere lie?
When put in front of your eye
is something written
that doesn’t belong,
because the byline is wrong.
And yet what does it say?
Says, e.g., that Don
is the author, but hey!
It is in fact Ron.

Plagiarism
is a ruse trick,
as when some girl
takes credit for another’s score.
She ain’t lazy
when she captures
work of that girl,
saying it’s she who wrote the score.

Can mean trouble
when folks find out.
Might mean bind, rout,
even more.
Did that star write
pages between
covers or pur-loin
her or his claimed writing chore?
With the ruse revealed, she/he gets sore.

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Patrick - November 05, 2013 - Report this comment
I think I'll copy this and post it under my name tomorrow.
Felicity Merriman - November 06, 2013 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but yeah, it's a real issue these days.

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