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Song Parodies -> "Stand By Your Klan"

Original Song Title:

"Stand By Your Man"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Tammy Wynette

Parody Song Title:

"Stand By Your Klan"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Sometimes it’s hard to be the ropeman,
Giving your all to the Wizard’s plan.
You’ll have hood times;
You’ll have hang times,
Noosing rings in hemp, that wonder strand.
Cuz you don’t love blacks, and you’ll string [wet]backs—
It’s what you’ve been taught to understand.
Because you love it
And you’re proud of it,
You will do all for the wonder Grand.

Stand by your Klan—
The Stars and Bars you cling to,
Ultimate harm you’ll bring to
Those for whom knights have loathing.
Stand by your Klan
And tell the world you’re Kluxing,
Giving rope all the tugs you can—
Stand by your Klan.

Stand by your Klan
And show the world you’re cruxing—
God’s cross and knots held in your hand.
Hang high your man.

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Patrick - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
There were quite a few, back in sixty-two, today, what? Three or four? Without them how could libs slander the tea parties? Without them Morris Dees would be unemployed. They're the Universal Sheetheads. And conservatives take the blame, for racist views abandoned long ago. A marvelously well-written satire.
Old Man Ribber - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
I've heard that, to update their image, the klan is changing their name to Da Boys In Da "Hood". 555 federal investigations...and convictions! ;D
Mark Scotti - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm shocked no one thought of that one for this OS. Fantastic job, John. 555 Klnnsman can't be wrong....or was that fans of Elvis?
Party On JB - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Johnny? Are you being coy? If I ask what's this alluding to will you respond "if the hood fits"
Patrick - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Mark, I doubt there are 555 Klansmen remaining.
Phil Nelson - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
good spoof
LilVoTweet - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
You ~KLUXY~ Thang, Sir !
MadameWunderBar - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Hey, ~Lord WunderGland~, let's `Tighten der Ropes', Sir Sweaty " eh? for some fun & play ?
2Eagle - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Thank you for mangeling this sappy old song.
Fiddlegirl - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Perhaps one day the Klanish will vanish... 555
John Barry - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Patrick: I believe the remaining members are in Congress.

OMR: Much better name.

Mark: Thanks.

Party: Little Red Riding.

Phil: Thank you.

Tweet/Bar: Birds of a tether.

2Eagle: You are welcome.

FG: One can only hope.
UnKnownVotress - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Stand by your gland . . . ? ? ?
Timmy1000 - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Great take - I'm laughing so hard i'm crying. It's even funnier to hear Tammy singing this one.
Michael Pacholek - March 25, 2010 - Report this comment
The irony of John Barry doing this song is, clearly, the Klan can't... SPELL! Great job, John, you kicked the sheet out of them!

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