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Song Parodies -> "(The Lights Went Out In) New York City"

Original Song Title:

"(The Lights Went Out In) Massachusetts"

Original Performer:

The Bee Gees

Parody Song Title:

"(The Lights Went Out In) New York City"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

The original has nothing to do with the Boston Red Sox, though it was on the charts when they won the 1967 American League Pennant -- and then lost the World Series (of course) to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Feel my way through dark in New York City.
Seems like I'm stuck in the Twilight Zone.
And the lights all went out in New York City
the day I tripped and broke my collarbone.

Heard the trouble started in Ohio.
Cannot do the things I wanna do.
'Cause the lights all went out in New York City.
Will they come back so I can go to you?

Talkin' through the night in New York City.
Only lights are from cell phones and green.
And the lights all went out in New York City.
And New York City in daylight will be seen!

It's too dark in New York City...
(repeat 'til fade)

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Pacing: 3.0
How Funny: 3.0
Overall Rating: 3.0

Total Votes: 6

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    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   3
 2   0
 3   0
 4   0
 5   3

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Billy Florio - August 19, 2003 - Report this comment
Nice job
Meriadoc - August 19, 2003 - Report this comment
"Only lights are from cell phones and green" - for some reason that made me laugh out loud.
Sweet Indigo - August 28, 2003 - Report this comment
The worrying thing is, I heard Massachusetts yesterday and thought 'The Lights All Went Out In New York City' sounded like a great parody name... Too good, apparently, cause you've already done it!
Mikey Boy - April 28, 2004 - Report this comment
Whats the matter Michael, I tohught that you liked Yankees. You knwo its too dark in NEw York City, I may have given you 1's.
pre-wipe tally - August 06, 2004 - Report this comment
Pacing - 4 fives, 1 four, 1 two, 1 one
Funny - 3 fives, 2 fours, 1 two, 1 one
Overall - 3 fives, 2 fours, 1 two, 1 one
Ana - February 09, 2006 - Report this comment
Hey! I'm from New York! I thought this was about the 2003 blackout here in New York City! Oh, well...
Ana - February 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Oops...sorry, Michael. I just remembered that this IS about the 2003 blackout in NYC. I don't think that was a clever idea, talking about the blackout, though.

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