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Song Parodies -> "Rockettes Man"

Original Song Title:

"Rocket Man"

Original Performer:

Elton John

Parody Song Title:

"Rockettes Man"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Dressed as a "bag," my tights on right,
Terpsichore's* what I am.
I'm gonna kick high as a kite with my gams.
Going to work late--what I tell my wife.
I'm going to the place
Where long lithe legs take flight.

And I think it's gonna be long chorus line
If they went to the Music Hall, they'd find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no.
I'm a Rockettes man,
Rockettes man, turning on the ruse up here as "Joan."

Marred for life they'd be if they saw, my kids,
Me dolled up like a belle,
Raising my legs, sporting mascaraed eyelids.
I would try to make them understand:
A second job--no need to freak.

A Rockettes man, a Rockettes man.

It's not kinky, just a job, another line. . . .

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 3.7
Overall Rating: 3.7

Total Votes: 3

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John Barry - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Oops. Forgot to add this note: *Terpsichore is the muse of dance in classical mythology. It's a four-syllable name, but I figure if Frank Sinatra can sing it with three syllables, so can I.
Johnny D - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Fives for "Terpsichore" alone, JB. Fun stuff!
John Barry - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks, JD.

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