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Song Parodies -> "Friday On My Mind"

Original Song Title:

"Saturday Night At The Movies"

Original Performer:

The Drifters

Parody Song Title:

"Friday On My Mind"

Parody Written by:

Tommy Turtle

The Lyrics

Surprisingly-HQ (for an oldie) OS video, nicely-edited screenshots, here.

Song being reworked: "Friday On My Mind".

Well, Monday, you know I feel so bad
It seems ev'ryone's a jerk
Tuesday's gonna pick my mood right up
And see my old man after work

But it seems like Wednesday just don't go
And Thursday's running too darn slow- -ow- -ow- -ow- -ow- -ow- -ow- -ow- -ow
I've got Friday on my mind
My girl, I dig her so!

Friday-night date in the city
My babe's so pretty a sight
She looks fine; I'll spend my bread and then I'll lose my head with her tonight

Well, next week will bring five more days to drag a*s
It bugs me like nothing could
Always working for the rich boss-man
But some day, I'll make it good

I might be mad at work today
Tomorrow, so happy a cha- -a- -a- -a- -a- -a- -a- -a- -ap
I'll have Friday on my brain
And a girl sittin' on my lap!

"Cat" out-of-sight is my kitty
A perfect picture to see
When I'm downtown with my baby: lose my head; she gives it back to me!



Never uptight, is my baby
And spares the strictures, does she
In the nitty-gritty city, there's a little bit o' t**ty for me

Monday through Thursday, a rough week
Then, fin'lly, Friday, it be
We'll be hugging; don't mean "maybe", in the back seat of my SUV

(repeat until they both faint - uh, "fade")

Thanks to "Carol Culver" for a highly-entertaining show as TOS played at YT.

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Pacing: 4.9
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Total Votes: 8

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Mark Scotti - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
The master "masher"! What's up next...Months...hint hint...
TJC - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
Don't be so quick in that SUV's back seat, TT--I think it's her time of the week.... Funny stuff and yet another in your expanding oeuvre of,er, mons'ter 'mashes'!?
Patrick - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm picturing you decapitated and your girlfriend handing you a replacement cranium. I'm sure that's what you meant by losing your head and her giving it to you. Ha, ha. This is also the first rock & or roll song to use the word "strictures".
Upton O'Goode - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
If the SUV's rockin', don't bother knockin'... 555 :D
Tommy Turtle - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
Mark Scotti: Of course, that was considered, but there really aren't enough good choices for each of the twelve months. (Do "Calendar Girl" twelve times? :) So you'll just have to be surprised. ;D Thanks for v/c!

TJC: TT's never let that minor issue stop him, period. (Got the song plugs to prove it, but won't. Enough for one day already!) Thanks for v/c.

Patrick: Of course! What else *could* it be?? ... Good spot, but TT did slip one by in Wednesday's smoosh-up, "My Guy" to "My Love",

My guy: I'm stickin' like a letter's stamp
That's licked ev'ry night:

Play on TOS "I'm stickin' to my guy like a stamp to a letter" -- but "licked ev'ry night" snaked right on through, heh!
          Thanks for v'c, and did you mean "first *parody*"? I DK any actual song that uses "strictures". Smooshes can't be perfectly literal; you capture the jissed -- I mean, the gist, while including as much as you can of TOS, as you did at yours. Just a match to TOS "picture". But thanks for noticing that, and for v/c.

Upton O'Goode: You said it! ... Comment undoubtedly inspired by eponymous author, Upton Sin-c-lair... thanks for rockin' v/c. :-D
Old Man Ribber - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
That'll Be the Day(s)! ;D
John Barry - November 04, 2010 - Report this comment
Another masheduppiece.
Tommy Turtle - November 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Old Man Ribber: Thanks for the Buddy-Holl(y)er!

John Barry: Nice one! (thanks)
Andy P - November 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Just caught the first 4, and will try to catch the other 4 tomorrow. Had never heard of Spanky Gang, let alone the song - reminded of Mamas & Papas.
Tommy Turtle - November 07, 2010 - Report this comment
Andy P. Now that you mention it, the two do groups do have some similarity in style. Thanks for taking the time to check out the Octosmoosh, and for v/c.
NEW LINK TO OS VIDEO - October 12, 2011 - Report this comment
The version linked in the intro was taken down for copyvio. Two that are good now:
Forgot the line break, D'oh :-( - October 12, 2011 - Report this comment

(thought it was the preview window that was broken. Nope -- TT's brain is broken. So, what else is new?

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