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Song Parodies -> "If I Only Had a Gun"

Original Song Title:

"If I Only Had a Brain"

Original Performer:

Wizard Of Oz Soundtrack

Parody Song Title:

"If I Only Had a Gun"

Parody Written by:

Melanie Lee

The Lyrics

From The Wizard of Oz, of course. On Friday, April 10, 2009, ABC News' 20/20 will air a special called "If I Only Had a Gun". Need I say more?
I would chase away the baddie,
Protect the lass and laddie,
Put perverts on the run!
I could round up the robbers,
Have a showdown with the mobsters
If I only had a gun!

There would be no punk who’d slug me
Harass me or to mug me
For profit or for fun.
With my rod in my pocket
I could tell the world to “sock” it
If I only had a gun!

Oh I…could shoot a guy
Who looked at me askance!
I could make him strip down to his underpants,
Then I would aim [Bang! Bang!] and make him dance!

I could be a local hero,
Not just an urban zero,
Virility undone.
I could win back my manhood,
Be the king of ladies’ fanhood
If I only had a gun!
http://abcnews.go.com/2020/story?id=7266934&page=1 http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=7266490

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Matthias - April 09, 2009 - Report this comment
This was a brilliant parody! I loved it!
Mark Scotti - April 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Clever and absolutely 555 caliber!!!!
McKludge - April 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Are these 5's in my pocket or am I just happy to see this? Lucky for you, both!
alvin - April 09, 2009 - Report this comment
hilarious...especially the underwear verse
Guy - April 10, 2009 - Report this comment
No doubt this parody is a favorite of the NRA. What Alvin said. Fine write. Where's five-oh when you need them? Oh, here's some 5's.
Patrick - April 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Great song. Looking forward to what ABC does with this issue.
Michael Pacholek - April 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Here's some fives you can cling to.
Joe - April 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I'm a Gun owner and I thought it is very well done and funny.

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