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Song Parodies -> "You Ought To Be You"

Original Song Title:

"I Got To Be Me"

Original Performer:

Sammy Davis Jr.

Parody Song Title:

"You Ought To Be You"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Whether you’re white or... whether you’re Hmong
Whatever the kind or race you were born ...you ought to stand strong

You ought to be you
You Ought To Be You!
What else can you do?
That’s what you are


Color of skin - isn’t what counts
All the fibers of your being should speak with every ounce



You ought to be you
You Ought To Be You!
When you remain true
You’re gonna go far


A giant inside - awakens to stretch
That titan is you - now run with the ball

You might be surprised - There isn’t a catch
As long as you can stand then just stand proud and tall

You must be yourself - no other will do
You can’t pretend you're some kind of elf
If Goliath is you


You ought to be you
You Ought To Be You!


Living your life - While dealing with strife

You ought to be you

You must be yourself - no other's more true
You shouldn't waste away like a waif
When a winner is you

You ought to be you
You Ought To Be You!

Living your life - While dealing with strife

YOU OUGHT TO BE YOU!

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Old Man Ribber - April 12, 2010 - Report this comment
Your song gives me great self-esteem and inspiration! I'll now stand up and proudly declare that my people and I are Morons!! lol ;D
Phil N - April 12, 2010 - Report this comment
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