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Song Parodies -> "I Play Pretend"

Original Song Title:

"You've Got A Friend"

Original Performer:

James Taylor

Parody Song Title:

"I Play Pretend"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Come on Serta lets go play pretend. Who cares if nobody can see you... Come on Now!
I get stressed, and puzzled
I call sleep my exit plan
"Cause living, well... living too hectic bites
Sleepy eyes just think to sleep
A snooze can take me there
My teddy bear's guarding from wolves alright

Catch my fall, mattress springs
As I go wherever I dream
Who's that knocking? come back maybe...
Don't wake me again
Castle Lairs, dragons and such
What I have to loose is touch
As I go there, yeah, yeah, yeah
I play pretend

City life, disturbs me
It becomes a jungle prowl
And it's na-tive tribes are like cannibals
Leave me altogether, and save your frantic howls now
And don't you be knocking upon my door.

Sleep is calm, so serene
And I'm sold whatever it brings
Where's my Glow Worm? ...when trouble concerns
Peter Pan, Pirates and belles
Tell me what's your magic spell
As I leave cares, yeah, yeah, yeah

Hey, kids at school you know that I play pretend
Potter could be a narc
He'll serve you, and disturb you
Well he'd scared South Parc in a Bard's tomb
But they're just cartoons

Super Man don, your cape
And go help whoever escape
Say now, don't you know that...
Ruthless Lex Luther's at large
Oh yeah! Clark your really taking charge
Glad, you could be there, in our dreams
We play pretend
We play pretend
Ain't it really cool when we play pretend
Ain't it really cool when we play pretend
Imagine friends

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Pacing: 5.0
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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 5

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alvin rhodes - July 25, 2006 - Report this comment
magical...i like this a lot
Kristof Robertson - July 25, 2006 - Report this comment
This is really lovely, Lionel. Bravo. 555
AFW - July 25, 2006 - Report this comment
A fantasy flight of fun..
Lionel Mertens - July 25, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks alvin, Kristof, and AFW.
Stuart McArthur - July 25, 2006 - Report this comment
great Lionel - quite touching, and a magical fantasy, to steal from both alvin and AFW - 555
Rick C - July 26, 2006 - Report this comment
Wonderfully written Lionel. 555

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