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Song Parodies -> "Blue Elvis"

Original Song Title:

"Blue Velvet"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bobby Vinton

Parody Song Title:

"Blue Elvis"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Thanks to Rick Cormier for the title idea, with his hilarious "New Pelvis."
They found blue Elvis
(Thrombosed)
Bluer than suede shoes, what a fright
(Bloat, bloat, bloat)
Toppled off sat-on throne that night
Gobbled lard

They found blue Elvis
(Off throne)
Blue pills blended with deep-fried pies
(A no-no)
No more "Love meat tenders, large fries,"
Lunch was o'er

He was not taken lightly
Because he'd fat sure grown.
His weight gain was unsightly,
But now he's left,
His stature's grown.

We view Elvis
(Halo)
These days as iconography
(Grow, grow grow)
Press fueled the hagiography
Through the years
Fan, I swill canned sweet Blue Ribbon,
Fat on beer.



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Dee Range - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks for doing this, so I can get it out of my head, where it has been bouncing around looking for fruition for 2 years. This is way better than I could have done it. High 5's, JB
alvin rhodes - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
wondrous write...love the iconography / hagiography rhyme
TJC - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
So funny! Perhaps your best (of five!) today... just the image alone (slyconography?) of "Blue Elvis, Thrombosed" was worth the $555.00 price of admission!
Tim Hall - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
This parody earned 5 deep-fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches!
John Barry - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, Dee, Alvin, TJC, Tim.
Kristof Robertson - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
This is a hunkahunka mirthing fun! 555
PMS - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
LOL
Meriadoc - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
Best Elvis song I've read since Zevon's "Jesus Mentioned" ! Heh heh.

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