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Song Parodies -> "A Day at the Zoo Part 1"

Original Song Title:

"A Passion Play Part 1"

Original Performer:

Jethro Tull

Parody Song Title:

"A Day at the Zoo Part 1"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

While "A Passion Play" may not be every Tull fan's cup of tea, I've been wanting to parody it for the longest time. Love it or hate it, here it is!
The Lion House (The Silver Cord)
"Do you still see meat on him?"
A visitor toyed with the pride.
"That dude is dead", the tourists said
over a prank that the numbskull played
Big cats as one all paced around
although his rescue came too late.
There was some blood among the lion house.
Joker got "et" at the zoo today.

Poked them with a tree branch in the lion house
Pride aroused in anger and annoyance
Leo roared like MGM
that poor soul was their lunch,
roars echoed out at the zoo today.
When you tease a clan of lions it will cost you an arm and leg
Limbs and feces staining the clean Plexiglas.
There was much fun among the lion house
Don’t f*ck it up at the zoo today.

And who comes here to clean the den
The lion house was closed till then.
They came with mops to clean the zoo display
and washed it with some strong chlorine.
And with a power-wash of the den
it’s scrubbed and polished by a band of zookeepers in khakis bound
Hose down the feces on the ground

Ice Cream Mess (Memory Bank)
All along the ice cream stands there’s frozen yogurt a la mode.
Fudge sauced, whip creamed, cherry on top, sprinkled scoop of rocky road.
The animals were all around; they’ve got them caged here at the zoo.
Let’s get ice cream, ideal for the cooling off of one and all.
Immerse your mouth with a cup of frozen chocolate mess and it stains you.
The ice-cream dropped upon my drawers and left a stain here at the zoo.
See the hippos bathe in mud while slurping at the frozen cream
Chocolate ice cream in hot weather that outshines Dairy Queen.

Peanuts (Best Friends)
One of the massive elephants ate my peanuts right out of the bag.
They were only $1.50, pachyderm even ate the bag.
He chewed up my umbrella and his tusks made a tear in the dome
but I use it for shooing away bugs ‘cause the bees never leave us alone.

Birdbrains (Critique Oblique)
Zebras are of black and white, interesting sight.
The zoo today, we’re here all day into the night.
Tell me how are babies made, how do males get laid,
what do zebras do when pregnant.
"Well, the baby zebras are fascinating and pretty cute but I wanna see the barnyard exhibit
of a young horse named George who stole surreptitiously into the zoological gardens."
(The visiting fami-ly visits a family.)
Turkeys have such low IQ, chickens do too.
They have to move using their feet since their wings just won't do.
Tell me ‘bout the feces streaks, why the cowsheds reek,
why the goats can bite our hands off.
“Don’t give those goats slaps or pats! You pet them like we pet the cat
And now you've lost a hand or two smacking of a startled ewe.”
The animals are right behind; they’ve got them caged here at the zoo.
How does it feel to be at the zoo?
How does it feel to be the zoo?
How does it feel to see the zoo?

Feed the turkeys and the hens, we won't cross them out
for we just fed them Flamin’ Hots and burnt the birds’ mouths.
Tell ya, it’s just us who’s here for our good cheer
‘cause we drove here in our Hyundai, on a Sunday, for a fun day’s satisfaction
in laughing at how absolutely brainless the turkeys are
There was much fun despite the lion house.
There’s loads of fun at the zoo today.

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Callmelennie - March 15, 2016 - Report this comment
Looks like you picked the wrong day to come back to Amiright. I'm sure this warrants high praise. It's just that I didn't follow along with Jethro Tull when they did their portentious material, like "Thick as a Brick" and "A Passion Play" so I have no idea how well this fits the OS
Agrimorfee - March 15, 2016 - Report this comment
Giving you 555 just for attempting to tackle this who among the parody kings shall do TaaB?

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