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Song Parodies -> "Lester, Play"

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Original Performer:

The Beatles

Parody Song Title:

"Lester, Play"

Parody Written by:

Chris Caillouet

The Lyrics

This is my ode to Lester Holt who, though notable as anchor of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC, is less well known for his skills as a bass player.
Lester, play
Slap that bass, yeah daddy, thump away
Like a Stanley Clarke straight from Today
Oh man, how can that Lester play!

What an upright guy he seems to be
Based on scenes I’ve plucked from my TV
Oh, Lester can play, verily

Brian had to go from the show, the Nightly News
Lester, in his prime, now marks time in twelve-bar blues

Lester, play
Man, that crazy rhythm makes me sway
Like a sharp and punchy Chardonnay
Oh, Lester, play, take me away

One year Jimmy Fallon and Holt were in cahoots:
On The Tonight Show, Lester jammed out with The Roots

Lester, play
Basie jazz that strums my cares away
Ellington and Davis, Holiday
Oh, I do love when Lester plays
Mm mm mm mm mm mm mm

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