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Song Parodies -> "Monks' Theme"

Original Song Title:

"Monkees Theme"

Original Performer:

Monkees

Parody Song Title:

"Monks' Theme"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Here, the lunch
Rarely involves meat.
Our meals indeed are quit humble
When we sit to eat.

Dei, Dei, we are monks, see.
Pater says, don't monkey around
We're too busy prayin'
To jump on nuns and get down.

We go nowhere. Who would want to?
But what we like to do:
Cultivate gardens of lettuce--
We've planted some peas too.

Dei, Dei, we are monks, see
Pater says, don't monkey around
We're too busy prayin'
To head off into the town.

We're too nice to be prelates. . .
Mean it when we say "Ave."
We've got true veneration--
Only like to watch kids play.

Dei, Dei, we are monks, see.
The only way we mess around:
We brew an ale that's heady,
But we never drink the stuff down.

Dei, Dei, we are monks, see.
Back in Rome, the flunkey's abound.
They're too busy paying
Off for priests pulled kids' pants down.

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Agrimorfee - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Hehe...have you ever heard the "Chantmania" CD by "The Benzedrine Monks of Santo Domonica"? "Hey, hey, we're the monks...We're too busy chanting, to put anybody down..."
Meriadoc - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
One of those obvious title subs that it took the divine Barry to discover! Great one!
John Barry - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, Agrimorfee (haven't heard it), Merry.
alvin - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
oh how i'd love to see a video of this one !
LittleCatLicker - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Sir John, ~Duke of Torque~ sounds like you've done some time in a Monkery?!? But then you would most certainly know that convents are never near the monastery!
AFW - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Very funny switching, here 555

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