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Song Parodies -> "Ethiopian Jew"

Original Song Title:

"American Pie"

Original Performer:

Don McLean

Parody Song Title:

"Ethiopian Jew"

Parody Written by:

Dr. Sweena F. Weena

The Lyrics

Virtual Salutations. Thank you for viewing my music. As an artist, I truly do appreciate it (lol).a few sidenotes before proceeding with the song:the chorus actually works if you speed up "said you" and emphasize on "mitzvah" and just as well speed up "to say no" and emphasize on "Africans."I wish I could sing it out loud for you all. it definitely works.Also, "fatal" in the 2nd verse goes into the upper register and is extended.And "Jo Fiske" is a really really RIDICULOUSLY old counselor at my camp. She's 97. But she runs these 4-mile races and wins for the senior divisions every year, against 60 year olds. it's insane. Of course I had to include her in this song. She's monumental.other than that... I honestly do not mean to be racist at ALL. It just so happens thta thiopian Jews work very well with this song.
A long long time ago
I can still remember
How I used to not be so aware

That there were some African Jews
Who shared monotheistic views
And recited all the standardized prayers

But then I took a trip to the continent
Which had 3 vowels and 3 consonants
Natives on the door step
So I took just one more step

I heard one whisper "you're a schmuck"
So I retorted, " ya? Well you suck"
They must be Jewish what the f***

That's when I realized.......

you're coo'
Ethiopian Jew
Drove my Honda to Uganda and that's where I met you
Said you had a Bar Mitzvah? Well I've been to a few
to say no Africans are Jewish ain't true
Africans can be Jewish too

If there's anything you're deprived of
do you have faith in God above?
If the Torah tells you so

I see YOU playing with a heinous dreidle
Eating matzah ball soup with a ladle
You're so Jewish that it is fatal

Well it's obvious that you are Jewish
man your yalmuka is rather bluish
How I thought you were a goy.....
Just 'cause you were an African boy

Oooooo I was a schmuck how could I not have known
Heard the sound of the shofar it was being blown
he truly was one of our own

I should have realized...
and started singing...


Oh I ASKED my buddy about Kwanzaa
Was it a BIG extravaganza?
But he responded with a shrug

Then he asked me if I had some drugs
Man he was a true Chanukah thug
Boy I don't want this thug to succumb
(to peer pressure)

Ooooh and chompin' on a Hamantaschen
I worried about the Falashan (note: Falashans is another name for Ethiopian Jews. Kind of racist but what the hey... it rhymes)

Took a sip of coca-cola
thought of Jews plagued with Ebola

Oh I knew my people were at risk
But it was nothing now that I could fix
Like old age is to dear Jo Fiske

So I took my friends aside
And I was singin'....

you're coo'
Ethiopian Jew
Drove my Honda to Uganda and that's where I met you
said you had a bar Mitzvah? well I've been to a few
to say all Africans are goyum ain't truuuuuuuuuuee
Africans can be Jewish too
LACHEIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!-Shalom out-

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Agrimorfee - February 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Funny and educational, too! - February 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Some great rhymes here. And bonus points for being ballsy enough to launch your amiright career with American Pie.
mac - February 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Great comcept for the song.
Meriadoc - February 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Very interesting parody! I like the Jewish/bluish rhyme.
HAHAHAAHHAAAH - February 06, 2004 - Report this comment
kornstar - February 12, 2004 - Report this comment
wow.... dr. sweena f. weena is a GENIUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and btw jo fiske rocks my world and a half. sweena for president. lol. CPF !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
skorny - February 13, 2004 - Report this comment
SWEENA I LOVE YOU UR THE FUNNIEST PERSON EVER!!!!! hahahh i CRACK up whenever i hear that! youre a genius!!!!
Sue Lifter - February 17, 2004 - Report this comment
The most brilliant piece of work that i have ever witnessed! i am so glad that it was one of my own that i raised with my own two (short) hands...hip hip horray!
eden tanenbaum - February 21, 2004 - Report this comment
dr. sweena f. weena is a genius lunit domination we' are so proud of her
Rel - February 26, 2004 - Report this comment
SWEEENA-- You complete the L-Unit like no other.
Jewish Kid - September 21, 2004 - Report this comment
Lol, it's not offensive. Pretty funny too. All fives.
Brucie G. - December 23, 2004 - Report this comment
First look at this site. Well done!

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