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Song Parodies -> "Ginkgo Biloba"

Original Song Title:

"Paperback Writer"

Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Ginkgo Biloba"

Parody Written by:

Warren Baker

The Lyrics

Long time ago I heard this Asian plant was good for the memory. Just can't remember who told me.
Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba (loba)

My thoughts are random, and my mem’ry short
And now I can’t deny that I need support
I don’t like to grovel, here’s a tenner dear,
Will you help me out, cause I need to get some Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba

Its nootropic goodness for nootropic fans
Just an Asian plant that helps you understand
A drug assisting with the mind’s details
Take away the fog with a healthy dose of Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba (loba)

I’ve been taking doses for a year or two
And I swear, without it, I would come unglued
Don’t you go believing all those patient trials
Science so unsound to the properties of Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba

I don’t mean to frighten, so I’ll be polite,
Do they call you Michael? Is it simply Mike?
See I can’t remember, things aren’t really clear,
So for goodness sake, can you tell me what’s this Ginkgo biloba?
Ginkgo biloba?

Ginkgo biloba?
Ginkgo biloba? (loba)
Copyright 2010 Warren Baker. The Blogging Baker.

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Warren Baker - April 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Oops! Should have left a pronunciation:
GINK-oh bi-LOH-ba
Mark Scotti - April 13, 2010 - Report this comment
What was this about?....LOL! 555 herbs make up this potion.
Jonathan S. - April 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Unusual and unique title switch. 555
Phil N - April 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Great! Amazing how many people pronounce this wrong (I've heard them say "bilobo".) Anyway, great parody, as I recall
Old Man Ribber - April 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Good write. I never could get my tongue around the name, so I call it "Rocky Balboa". ;D
Warren Baker - April 14, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks all. I wasn't sure anyone would get the joke at the end, so I appreciate the v/c's!
Meriadoc - April 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I work at a natural health pharmacy, so I got a kick out of this one...
Warren Baker - April 21, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks Meriadoc.

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