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Song Parodies -> "PELICANesis"

Original Song Title:

"Personal Jesus"

Original Performer:

Johnny Cash

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Fact or Crap?

Pelicans know when to migrate together because they use a mind linking system called ‘Pelicanesis‘?

I must be stork/raven mad!

Can you read my mind bird brain?

You know? pelican - esis
Isn’t really a word
It’s for the birds

You know? pelican - esis
Is ‘playment’ on a word
It sounds absurd

Studies have shown
In flocks they have flown
Before men tooled stones
These birds of a feather
Are mind melded together

Believe me this
Are running tests
But can only guess
They may be from Harvard
But they still are bewildered


You know? pelican - esis
Is a newly ‘fledged’ word
Has it been heard?

You know? pelican - esis
Is a malaprop word
Formed like a turd

Try as I will
I’ll keep sounding shrill
What the hell?
Does it fit the bill?
Is it just baloney?
Do I sound like a phoney?
Findings are meager
I’m sure they are beleaguered



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Old Man Ribber - February 27, 2013 - Report this comment
Lionel - Light as a feather. In Bobby Darin's rendition of Talk To The Animals, he actually rhymes "speak pelican" with "like hell he can!". Nice song and wicked puns. ;D
John Barry - February 27, 2013 - Report this comment
Loved that second line.
Lionel Mertens - February 27, 2013 - Report this comment
Thanks OMR and John B. for the nice comments. Glad to hear from you guys.
WarrenB - February 27, 2013 - Report this comment
Great song to parody, and a great oddball topic. Very nice wordplay.

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