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Song Parodies -> "The Trill Is Gone"

Original Song Title:

"The Thrill Is Gone"

Original Performer:

B.B. King

Parody Song Title:

"The Trill Is Gone"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

The trill is gone,
The trill is gone away.
The trill is gone, ain’t there,
The trill has gone astray.
Key’s closed with gunk that’s strong—
Can’t get vibrato to play.

The trill is gone,
It’s gone from C to C.
The trill is gone, ain’t there;
The trill is gone from D.’s* “The Sea.”
Although I’ll still play on,
But notes won’t sing for me.

The trill is gone,
It’s gone, and that ain’t good.
Oh, the trill is gone, ain’t there,
Ain’t there in flute that’s wind of wood.
Someday I’ll blow, and I’ll have overtone quaver
Just like a bird in the woods.

Key will be free, free then to quaver,
Flute will tweet quite well.
Free key, key free, wow!
Free from tweetless hell!
Till this concert’s over,
All I’ll do is flat air expel.


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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 6

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Old Man Ribber - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
A splendid, read! Nicely played, John. ;D
Michael Pacholek - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm a little disappointed: I thought this was going to be a Star Trek parody. (See my own "Trill In Disguise")
Rick C - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
Trilled to see your still writing John....5's.
TweetlessInNorCAL - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
Hey, CaptainJack, ~Lord oTrill & Thrills~ Neither did I believe that the 'garbage' would do the trick, either, SirSweaty . . .
2Eagle - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
If you heard the mocking birds around here at night you would sing, "The trill is back.".
Mark Scotti - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
All I can say is it was quite trilling to reed!!
John Barry - May 11, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm trilled by all your comments, thanks.

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