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Song Parodies -> "Manta Rays"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Eric Burdon And The Animals

Parody Song Title:

"Manta Rays"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

some of them came to touch them
some of them were afraid
others just petted away
darlin' manta rays
darlin' manta rays

young rays swam around the crowd
their nature bein' one of love
people came night and day
they watched their young bein' born
darlin' manta rays

absurd, is the notion, they fly
oh, though they've wings...they're just too thick to try
they cruise...explodin' like a child's kite
yeah, smooth mass is sleek, while movin' fast and light
their frightful heads...blows everybody's mind
finny membranes...made for fleet streamin'
so they don't expire...yeah

they're fast, you see...thin boned be movin' smug and proud
ten thousand eclectic mantas were zoomin' around

if you wanna see these dudes, real life
give the sea a try
and you know
some may swim by
yeah, some may swim by
yeah, some may swim by
darlin' manta rays

these types are often found here
they're hangin' out with their brothers
speedy with hopped up rhythm
yes, they were screamin', man
darlin' manta rays
darlin' manta rays, yeah
darlin' manta rays
darlin' manta rays, yeah

i think those babies are steamin'
manta rays
manta rays, yeah
darlin' manta rays
manta rays
manta rays

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Total Votes: 4

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Paul Robinson - November 29, 2006 - Report this comment
This one glides through the waves...5's ~ ~ ~
AFW - November 29, 2006 - Report this comment
Great job! your version should be recorded by "Sting"
John Barry - November 29, 2006 - Report this comment
Title and refrain of the day.
alvin rhodes - November 29, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks paul AFW and john
Yoidy - November 29, 2006 - Report this comment
Manta rays are cool. Aquaman's villain was called Manta, I believe. Heh. When are they gonna do an Aquaman movie? Anyway, 555
alvin rhodes - November 30, 2006 - Report this comment
thanks yoidy
CML - March 12, 2019 - Report this comment
That was pure genius, Alvin

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