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Song Parodies -> "Zamboni"

Original Song Title:

"Stand By Me"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Ben E King

Parody Song Title:

"Zamboni"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

When the ice has ruts and is marred by marks,
You can’t zoom over in a trice easily.
So it must be reshaped, oh, it must re reglazed—
Gotta call on the Zam-Zamboni.
We’re callin’, callin’: “Zamboni
Yo! Zamboni
Go! Zam-Zamboni, Zamboni!”

I you try to make turns upon ugly ruts, you’ll fall
You’ll be shoutin’: “Busted butt’s hurtin’ me!”
Gotta cry-, gotta cryogenize—that is clear.
Though ass strong, must have Zam-Zamboni.
We’re callin’, callin’: “Zamboni
Yo! Zamboni
Go! Zam-Zamboni, Zamboni!!”

We’re fallin’, fallin’: Zamboni
Yo! Zamboni
Go! Zam-Zamboni, Zamboni.

When the guy gets the machine on ugly ruts, no falls.
You’ll be shoutin’: “Ugly ruts ’vederci!”
That is why, that is why they need get it out here—
No gaffes on ice after Zamboni.
No fallin’, fallin’. . .Zamboni,
Yo! Zamboni,
Go! Zam-Zamboni, Zamboni.

Whenever ice is rubble, go for Zamboni,
Slow Zamboni.
Its fans shout: “Go Zam-Zamboni!!”

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Old Man Ribber - August 10, 2010 - Report this comment
Zamboni also made a machine for removing water from astroturf athletic fields, but a song about that Zamboni would probably suck! Good job. ;D
Tommy Turtle - August 10, 2010 - Report this comment
This topic was done quite a lot during the Winter Olympics, e. g.
http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/deanmartin23.shtml
but still a fresh spin. Put these Fives on ice.
2Eagle - August 10, 2010 - Report this comment
That was a favorite buzz word in Peanuts because Charles Schulz owned an ice rink and married a skater named Jean. One of his characters was named Peggy Jean.
MadameDeTokerville - August 10, 2010 - Report this comment
Yes, Lord 2Ease, the rink had characters of Schulz skating around the ice; I took my nephew up there in Santa Rosa:(SonomaCounty: TokerVille) !
Christie Marie M - August 11, 2010 - Report this comment
Smoothing 555 ice cracks with this one!
Wild Child JIN - August 11, 2010 - Report this comment
This song "cracks" me up like skating on thin ice! LOL! ;-D 5-5-5! For the great John A. Barry!! Oh and also the great Zamboni too! ;-)
WarrenB - August 11, 2010 - Report this comment
He he (to paraphrase a common commenter) Loved the cryogenize reference. My take on the Zamboni was a little more violent, but yours was smoooooooooth.

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