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Song Parodies -> "Only The Roanly"

Original Song Title:

"Only The Lonely"

Original Performer:

Roy Orbison

Parody Song Title:

"Only The Roanly"

Parody Written by:

Stan Hall

The Lyrics

Oh-oh-oh-oh-wah ...
Only the roanly.
Only the roanly.

Only the roanly (dum-dum-dum-dumdy-doo-wah)
grow a coat of steel and white. (Ooh-neigh--neigh--neigh—neigh ….
Only the roanly (dum-dum-dum-dumdy-doo-wah)
whose alleles ain’t quite right. (dum-dum-dum-dumdy-doo-wah)

Clairol® just may be
where roans must start
to shed forever
look of op art,

but only the roanly
should dye …
here’s why:
“Roanly is lonely.”

Ooh-neigh--neigh—neigh ...
Oh-oh-oh-oh-wah …
Only the roanly.
Only the roanly.

Only the roanly
know the heartache of miscued
coats, when their roanly
snow...oh white’s pied with blue

Maybe dyed sorrel
hue they’re enhanced …
If that’s immoral,
then that’s a chance they’ve gotta take!

If you’re roanly, partake!
(Only if roanly.)
Sure, this one's a stretch, but I just felt like horsin' around with an Orbison tune.

© Stan Hall 11/3/2008

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Stan - November 04, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm thinking as I read this post-posting, that the lyric's opening syllable--"dum(b)"-- is ironically apt re the effort as a whole, and most illustrative of tehj dangers of running with the first silly real- or semi-real-word tite sub that pops into one's head. :-)
alvin - November 04, 2008 - Report this comment
made me whinny, if not horse laugh out loud
John Barry - November 04, 2008 - Report this comment
Dun, dun, dun dun do me, yeah!
AFW - November 04, 2008 - Report this comment
Interesting title...unique
Andy Primus - November 04, 2008 - Report this comment
Good original idea - like it
Kaitlyn - December 06, 2008 - Report this comment
OMG thats my horses show name! Only the Roanly! i love this its funny. My horse is a strawberry roan
Stan - December 06, 2008 - Report this comment
Great name for your horse, Kaitlyn. Actually, I've always been partial to Appaloosas, horse coat-wise. Never cared for Palominos. :-)

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