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Song Parodies -> "I Keep ‘em Hangin’ On"

Original Song Title:

"You Keep Me Hangin’ On"

Original Performer:

The Supremes

Parody Song Title:

"I Keep ‘em Hangin’ On"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Settin’ ‘em free is nothin’, babe
Keepin’ that life is somethin’, babe
‘Cause I always love ‘em
So I keep ‘em hangin’ on
But when I need ‘em
I will never hang ‘em on

When I will keep a-comin’ around playin’ with their hearts
Why don’t cha keep that life of yours to love me from the start?
I will keep you forever when I see you, yeah

Settin’ ‘em free is nothin’, babe
Lettin’ ‘em be is, too, nothin’, babe
‘Cause I always love ‘em
So I keep ‘em hangin’ on
However, when I want ‘em
I won’t keep ‘em hangin’ on

You say that the girl I broke up with needs me so I wanna be friends
But how can we still be friends when seeing you breaks my heart again and again
(And there ain’t nothin’ I can do about it)

Whoa, ooh, whoa, ooh, whoa
Settin’ ‘em free is nothin’, babe
Keepin’, keepin’ that life is somethin’, babe
Settin’ ‘em free is nothin’, babe
Keepin’ that life is somethin’, babe

‘Cause I still care for you, even when your heart and soul should be free
And now that you’ve got your freedom you wanna still hold on to me
I wanna see you again and I won’t love somebody else

Why don’t cha listen to me ‘cause I won’t set you free?
Well, I always care too much about you
And I’ll let you see

I really wanna keep that life
So make me hold on tight
‘Cause I always love ‘em
So I keep ‘em hangin’ on

Not when I need ‘em

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