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Song Parodies -> "By The Time They Got To Phoenix"

Original Song Title:

"By The Time I Get To Phoenix"

Original Performer:

Glen Campbell

Parody Song Title:

"By The Time They Got To Phoenix"

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The Lyrics

I imagine everyone knows actor Joaquin Phoenix was a best actor Academy Award nominee, for playing Johnny Cash in "Walk The Line" and lost to Phillip Seymour Hoffman
By The Time They Got To Phoenix,
No more Oscars
Best Actor given to Hoffman, Phil, Seymour
Joaq just smiled, when he heard the speech
He could've given
One, since nomination, he'd been ready for
We imagine the disappointment he was feelin'
It has to be the worst rejection of all
A win would make his phone just keep on ringin'
Off the Wall, the wall
By the time he got back home, and in bed sleepin'
Prob'ly dream't and heard his name called out low
'Stead of Phil, who was great and played Capote
He should've won for "Walk The Line" we know
It was a real good show,
That's the way it goes,
No one really knows...

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 9

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Tommy Turtle - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Actually, no, there are a few of us living in our caves in Afghanistan who don't follow that stuff, but well-crafted switch on OS, so Five Oscars.
John Barry - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
5s, though I think Phil deserved it. Now how about a version about how it was too late for the medics to save River?
alvin rhodes - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
clever twist...i'm sure he'll rise from the ashes
AFW - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, say you Been laiden around in Afgha'stan?.. ...............Thanks, John...actually, I agree with you, but parody wouldn't work as well, that way..............................and thanks, alvin,,,,,true, his career is off and running...
Stuart McArthur - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
good job, AFW, although I'm tipping you haven't seen Capote, because PSH's performance was one of those cross-the-line phenomena - 555
Rick C - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Great job, AFW. I actually haven't seen either yet so, I've got two great performances to look forward to. 555
Arwen - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Well you know that I agree with you AFW...=) And winner or not, given the chance, I would have Mr. Phoenix's phone ringing off the hook for sure!
Dirty Hairy - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
I'm not a movie goer, but I like the parody. All 5's
AFW - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, Stuart, Rick C., Arwen, and D.H.
Michael Pacholek - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
I think the problem was that, while I could easily imagine Joaquin Phoenix as A country singer, I just couldn't make the jump to thinking he was Johnny Cash, though I could imagine Reese Witherspoon and June Carter. But Philip Seymour Hoffman looks like Truman Capote even without makeup. But which one would I rather spend any time around? The man who sang about how he "shot a man in Reno... just to watch... him... die..." even if he really didn't; or the man who'd write annoying little comments about others doing that? Cash over Capote anytime. Cash even had the more interesting drug problem.
Larry Hensley - March 14, 2006 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but really good parody.
Red Ant - March 15, 2006 - Report this comment
I DKTOS, didn't see the AA nor any of the movies mentioned, but I did get new central air put into my cave yesterday. ;-)
AFW - March 15, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, Michael...true about not looking like Cash..but, the music and story was very good..................Thanks, Larry...............and, thanks, Red Ant..Central air? that's cool..........

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