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Song Parodies -> "Northward Bound"

Original Song Title:

"Homward Bound"

Original Performer:

Simon & Garfunkel

Parody Song Title:

"Northward Bound"

Parody Written by:

Barry J, Mitchel

The Lyrics

I have taken the homesick lament of a young touring musician and morphed it to express the frustration of a modern-day Central American migrant. Click here for the original.
[Verse 1]
I'm sitting in a Trailways station
Got a ticket for prized Western nation, mmm
On a trek of one-night stands
I'm moving in this caravan
And every stop's discreetly planned
For a showdown at the Wonderland

Northward bound
I wish no pause
Northward bound
North, where nigh lot's escaping
North, where my muse is straying
North, where high government brings
Ev'rything for free

[Verse 2]
Ev'ry day's an endless stream
Of bigger threats and MAGA screams, mmm
And each town looks the same to me
The moved-down U.S. factories
And each Hispanic face I see
Reminds me that I long to flee

Northward bound
I've hitched in-laws
Northward bound
North, there find lots less raping
North, where no noose is swaying
North, where high government brings
Ev'rything for free

[Verse 3]
Tonight I'll sleep with throngs again
I'll say I'm lame and pretend, mmm
Americans attack poor me
Invading free democracy
I'm tempted by immunity
I need someone to comfort me

Northward bound
I'll pitch my cause
Northward bound
North, where I've sought escaping
North, where I'll choose long staying
North, where I'd love no hating
Strident, we're more free
I meant legally

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Patrick - November 27, 2018 - Report this comment
The "legally" part seems to be a bit of a challenge to the migrants.

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