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Song Parodies -> "Genes"

Original Song Title:

"Jean"

Original Performer:

Oliver! (Musical)

Parody Song Title:

"Genes"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Gene, genes show how we’re bred;
They’re sequenced, as we’ve seen.
If your brow is so low
That it touches your toe,
Means you’ve Neanderthal genes.

Genes, genes, if you’re sporting five. . .
Each hand. . .could be Chimpanzee ’n’
If flung is the fill of your colon when spilled—
Cause for alarm. . .monkey genes.

Mill with sheep in the meadow? Like a donkey bray?
Mill with barkers in pound, have fleas, scrounge for a bone?
Are you hungrily slinking in garbage, sating?

Your genes, genes show how you’re bred;
They’re sequenced, as we’ve seen.
If the chill doesn’t faze you on moon-freezing days
And you are still warm—polar genes.

(Genes, genes)
If dung’s how you thrive,
It’s scary—scarab you seem.
If you shill for Hill* or for shops of that ilk,
You have smarmy charm. . .flunky genes.

Genes.


*Hill & Knowlton, large global PR firm

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Mark Scotti - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Genetically entertaining!!
Old Man Ribber - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Inherently funny! ;D
MadameDeAnderAll - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
PirateJack, I believe you got the SweatyGenes . . . from the sweatyGenePool, eh ?
John Barry - May 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks, Mark, OMR, Madame.

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