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Song Parodies -> "I Always Sail Through Yellow"

Original Song Title:

"Mellow Yellow"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Donovan

Parody Song Title:

"I Always Sail Through Yellow"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

...amber traffic lights are there for a reason...
i drive fast without stopping
stopping just ain't for me
i drive fast without stopping
brake for red lights, but gee...

i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow

yes, its danger, i'm courting
courting catastrophe
yes, its danger, i'm courting
i live perilously

i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow

right through traffic, i sure fly
others seem to stand still
right through traffic, i sure fly
my mad driving's a thrill

i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow

pick me a lane, go bananas
down the road, i'm gonna blaze
pick me a lane, go bananas
i'm threading through an intricate maze

i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow...almost green
i always sail through yellow

it turns yellow ?
watch out, fellows !

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Ann Hammond - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
he he
2Eagle - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
One more twist on that. The light, frothy Donovan songs with the repetitive lyrics are easy to parody.
YellowCakes - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
This swerves, it rocks. Yeah, it's CABO-WABO !! I love it , Swervin' Sir Alvin, the ~ Mighty Duke o'Roads ~
alvin - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks ann, 2eagle and YellowCakes
John Barry - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
Drivin' some fives your way.
Phil Alexander - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
I only really know Jasper Carrott's version of this: "I'm just wild about acne/Acne goes wild about me/I'm just covered in gurgling zits/As far as the eye can see/They call me mellow yellow"
...this is super, Alvin - I live in the middle of a set of lights and the ******ds who drive through yellow lights make things kinda dangerous. Especially cyclists.
alvin - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks john and phil.....lots of yellow perils around here too, usually on the phone
AFW - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
This lights up the parody board
alvin - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks AFW
Invisible Boy - May 28, 2008 - Report this comment
Great idea alvin.We all "sail through yellow" lights even though we shouldn't.

I heard a song on the radio the other day and thought of an alvin-esque title swap.The song was "Tied To the Whippin' Post" and my idea was "Tired Of The Waffle House"...what do you think ?
alvin - May 29, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks IB....waffles are one of those things that are automatically funny

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