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Song Parodies -> "Shawshank Prison Blues"

Original Song Title:

"Folsom Prison Blues"

Original Performer:

Johnny Cash

Parody Song Title:

"Shawshank Prison Blues"

Parody Written by:

Chris Kilo

The Lyrics

Best. Movie. Ever. haha well its my favorite anyways...
I hear the warden coming; he's gone tossing cells
If he finds my rock-hammer, he will give me hell
I'm stuck in Shawshank prison, and I just don't belong
Outside I was a banker, guess now my luck is gone

They said I killed a golfer, who cheated with my wife
I pleaded "not guilty" but still, they gave me life
Now I've made friends with Redding, made friends with Heywood too
Funded a new library, did taxes for the screws

Well I know that Norton's scamming, some money off the top
When I told him "I'm done", he said that "nothing stops".
Well I've carved a hole on my cell, so I can escape
Sick of all the bad food, and all the anal rape

I finally broke out of there, to head for Mexico
Told my best friend Red if he's released that he should go
Well I exposed that rat Norton, "salvation lies within"
Now that I'm free it's high time - I got busy livin'

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.8

Total Votes: 12

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Mr 1s - November 22, 2006 - Report this comment
A bit better 444
Arwen - November 22, 2006 - Report this comment
You know, I stumbled a bit with pacing, but overall, I thought this was solid. An EXCELLENT re-telling of one of my favorite films as well. " Sick of all the bad food, and all the anal rape" came out of nowhere and made me laugh...=) Nice job!
John Barry - November 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Loved the matter-of-fact tone of the "anal-rape" line.
Yoidy - November 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Nice summary of events - 555
Michael Pacholek - November 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Take 5 years off for good behavior.
Brian - January 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Excellent parody. One of my favorite flicks as well. 555
Brian - January 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Good parody. One of my favorite movies, too.
Phil Alexander - January 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Yep, it's one of my favourite movies, too :-) Nicely done.

..looking at the comments, you could always do a parody about "The man with two Brians"

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