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Song Parodies -> "We Can Duke It Out"

Original Song Title:

"We Can Work It Out"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"We Can Duke It Out"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Verse #1

Try to stop this tempest
Do we have to blow hard SHOUTING ‘fore the gloves come off
While we’ve reached an impasse
It could come to blows exchanging words when we’re so wroth

We can duke it out
We can duke it out

Verse #2

Bet we sound like children
We could tell our moms and have them talk it over tea
We deserve a whippin’
We could cut a switch and then have dad tan our heinies


We can duke it out
We can duke it out

Heads are very hard, and there’s no use
In bashing and bruising our brains
We both never thought to change our views
Still we can “throw down” all the same

Try to get in my face
Only one way to know who’ll go down and who’ll stay up
As things deescalate
There’s a chance that we’ll become best of friends and make up

We can duke it out
We can duke it out

Violence doesn’t help when there’s no end
To scuffling and scourging and scorn
And what may have been good intentions
Has turned into a raging storm

Verse #4
Put your face in my fist
It don’t matter none if it’s the right or it’s the left
While I’m no pugilist
There’s a chance that we might go some rounds without a ref

We can duke it out
We can duke it out

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alvin - April 17, 2008 - Report this comment
i like the nice 180 ya spun on this one !
Ann Hammond - April 17, 2008 - Report this comment
he he
Red Ant - April 17, 2008 - Report this comment
Like Alvin, I like the complete reversal of the meaning of the original. "Put your face in my fist" lol.
Stephen Harrington - April 17, 2008 - Report this comment
555. (Funny, my security says DQ8... Dragon Quest 8! Sorry, I know it wasn't related)
LittleCupCakes - April 17, 2008 - Report this comment
There appears to be Quarreling & Dukeing tately . . . I feel that this only adds gas to the flame . . . I abhor confrontations of anger.It really eats away at one's inner self.
Peregrin - April 18, 2008 - Report this comment
Enjoyed! Like RA, I noted "Put your face in my fist" :)

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