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Song Parodies -> "The 70 Nations"

Original Song Title:

"Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)"

Original Performer:

Barry Mann

Parody Song Title:

"The 70 Nations"

Parody Written by:

MasonR

The Lyrics

In the generation after the Flood, 70 nations tried to build a tower in Babel to heaven, but suddenly had a failure to communicate, were confounded, and couldn't finish the job. My question is, who named these people? (Good luck singing along)
Sometimes I wonder, when
Babel went wrong
How all those nations
Got those funny names...

Ham, Put, Jobab
Cush, Canaan, Anamim, Sheba
Obal, Magog
Hivite, Hamathite, Dedan
Heth, Amorite
Kittim, Lud, Ludim, Aram
Hul, Naphtuhim
Havilah, Dodanim, Uz
Arkite, Zidon
Arpachshad, Havilah
Ashkenaz, Javan
Hadoram, Uzal (yeah!!)

When I first read
"Gether Sabtah"
"Asshur, Shelah, Abimael"
Pronunciation fell apart
And when I read Genesis
"Anamim Lehabim Elam"
"Tubal, Madal"
That's when confusion gripped my heart
So

Shem, Mash, Meshech
Tubal, Sheleph, Togarmah
Peleg, Sinite
Eber, Hazarmaveth Diklah
Ophir, Gomer
Elishah, Tiras, Ripath
Kittim Tarshish
Japheth Madal Mizraim
What do they mean?
Some of them sound obscene
Those names they aren't
Making sense to me (yeah!!)

Joktan Sheleph Jerah
Casluhim, Caphtorim, Girgashite,
Zemarite, Amorite, Jebusite, Shem
Confounded, language did not know
Stop building towers,
Raahmah, Sabteca,
Nimrod, Parushtim
Also Pelishtim, Almodad
So

Ham, Put, Jobab
Cush, Canaan, Anamim, Sheba
Heth, Amorite
Hivite, Hamathite, and Dedan
Gomer, Magog
Kittim, Lud, Ludim, Aram
Hul, Naphtuhim
Havilah, Dodanim, Uz
Arkite, Zidon
Arpachshad, Havilah
Ashkenaz, Javan
Hadoram, Uzal (yeah!!)
Parody by Mason "Ya just don't see anyone naming their kids Girgashite these days, do ya?" Resnick

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Susanna Viljanen - November 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Dom certamiente should ha invented der Shemipanto för communicación con each andere. Cinque-five-fünf.
John Barry - November 07, 2006 - Report this comment
This is inspired! But you forgot the Pittites.
alvin rhodes - November 07, 2006 - Report this comment
bibically brazen...i dig it
MasonR - November 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Susanna--Eh? Well the 5's translate, thank you! John--Sorry, I spit out the Pittites. Alvin--thanks for the historical (hysterical?) perspective.

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