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Song Parodies -> "Please No Karaoke"

Original Song Title:

"On Top of Old Smokey"

Original Performer:

Trad.

Parody Song Title:

"Please No Karaoke"

Parody Written by:

Rick Duncan

The Lyrics

What real musicians fear...........
Please no karaoke
In my favorite bar
Just keep the folks singing
In shower or car

I know it's the rage now
For drunks and Japan
But this is the U.S.
So let's pass a ban

Enough with the oldies
All sung way off-key
There ain't enough liquor
To improve it for me

The cats by my back fence
Sing much more in tune
I'm hoping this torture
Will end very soon

They can't find the lyrics
That past their eyes scroll
I guess double vision
Is taking it's toll

So when you go drinking
And enter a bar
If there's karaoke

(spoken really fast)
Don't let the door hit you in the ass as you're getting the hell out of there and going someplace else.......

(back to singing)
Even if it's real far

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Kristof Robertson - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Loved it, Rick...although I am a closet Karaoke addict....but it's OK, I'm getting treatment, I'm down to one Bon Jovi song a week. 555
Johnny D - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
You just gave me an idea for a parody. This one's funny and clever, 5's, good job.
EmiLoca - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Your lyrics astound me/ Your humor's a hit/ I'll trade you three fives for/ A dose of your wit!
Ashkicksass - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
What EmiLoca said. That was great. 555
neminem - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Further ditto'd off EmiLoca. Hehe... I've always wanted sometime to go up when someplace is doing kareoke and start doing a parody off AmIRight. ;-).
Melhi - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
(Applauding!) Nicely done!
Claude Prez - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
"But this is the U.S. /So letís pass a ban" Fave line right there but the whole thing was great.
G30RG3 - June 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Totaly awesome. I love traditional parodies cuz I know the tunes. Lame excuse, yeah I know, but what ya gonna do. Aniwayz, thought it was great. More please.
Rod Worden - June 08, 2004 - Report this comment
The scrolling lyrics line cracked me up! 555!
Meriadoc - June 09, 2004 - Report this comment
I spent Saturday night in Vegas at a pool party with Karaoke and an Elvis impersonator, so I feel your pain....:-P
WhizkidF - August 14, 2004 - Report this comment
That reminds me of what I saw at bbc.co.uk sometime: Sing, sing along get very drunk, and try to get it wrong. When I read this parody, it seems to me that it's like: Sing, sing along all I'm giving you is: three fives for this song!
WhizkidF - August 16, 2004 - Report this comment
That reminds me of what I saw at bbc.co.uk sometime on the Web: "Sing, sing along/ get very drunk, and/ try to get it wrong." When I read this parody, it seems to me that it's like: "Sing, sing along/ all I'm giving you is/ three fives for this song!" (Sorry for the corrections on my comments!)

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