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Song Parodies -> "When You Tank"

Original Song Title:

"People are Strange"

Original Performer:

The Doors

Parody Song Title:

"When You Tank"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

People are frank
When you're a tanker
No one blows kisses
When you're plan sucks
Clients see curtains
When you're uncertain
Things can run rampant
When amuck

When you tank
Soldiers pull out of the ranks
When you tank
No one's forgetting who stank
When you tank
When you tank
When you tank

People will clench
When there's no clincher
Faces turn cherry
When you're a clown
Vaudeville throws veggies
When you're unvarnished
Grease paint is stripping
When in town

When you tank
Produce assuages the prank
When you tank
No one assembled pays thanks
When you tank
When you tank
When you tank

Oh hell no!

When you tank
Organs will grind with a crank
When you tank
Monkeys will dance in phalanx
When you tank
When you tank
When you tank

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Pacing: 5.0
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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 5

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EV5 - January 15, 2007 - Report this comment
you do not make any sense or in that case any cash not johny cash but money at all
alvin rhodes - January 15, 2007 - Report this comment
love the "monkeys will dance in phalanx" line
Yoidy - January 15, 2007 - Report this comment
Love the organs line. Wonderful wordplay throughout. 555
AFW - January 15, 2007 - Report this comment
When I get tanked, I say "You're Welcome"
Lionel Mertens - January 15, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks Yoidy, The Doors had a great organist so it worked. Thanks AFW, and alvin
Paul Robinson - January 15, 2007 - Report this comment
Congratulations, Lionel - for writing a good parody out of a song that has very few different lyrics in it. I did one for "Love Me Do" OS with exactly 18 different words in it...lots of repetition. This couldn't have too many more. Nice job...5's ~ ~ ~

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