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Song Parodies -> "8th-string Receiver"

Original Song Title:

"Daydream Believer"

Original Performer:

The Monkees

Parody Song Title:

"8th-string Receiver"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Oh, we all sat
In the stands
With our foreheads in our hands
Couldn’t bear to see the final score
Just one play
Left to go
The QB fell back to throw
A long “Hail Mary”
50 yards or more.

Ball sailed through the air,
With a whispered prayer
For the
8th-string receiver
Of our Homecoming team…

We once thought our school
As state champions would rule.
Now we know that dream
Can never be
Oh no, our sad fate was sealed
When he fumbled on the field
That big schlemiel,
Bartholomew McPhee

Why, oh why, McPhee,
Did you have to be
Playing at
8th- string receiver on the
Homecoming team?

Coach must be insane
To put you in the game,
Even at
8th-string receiver of the
Homecoming team!

(musical interlude)

I’m warning you, McPhee,
Stay away from me,
You sorry
8th-string receiver
For the Homecoming team

This ball team will be
The worst in history
After the
8th-string receiver
Of the Homecoming team… (fade)

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 11

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John Barry - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
L. D. Obblo - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Well done! Subject matter resonates with many of us, rhyming and packing are great too,
Mark Scotti - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
You're "starting" to get fives from me. Wonderful!
Michael Pacholek - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
First down and five to go.
AFW - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Good humorous storytelling...
Christie Marie M - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
555 Touchdowns for this one!! :)
alvin - July 06, 2009 - Report this comment
lol...nifty title switch
Andria - July 07, 2009 - Report this comment
Great job, and you receive 5s from me.
Fiddlegirl - July 07, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks everyone! I've been entertained and inspired by your parodies since finding this site a few days ago. This is going to be fun!
blackjack21 - July 08, 2009 - Report this comment
Nice stats: 5 catches for 5 yds. and 5 TDs.
TT - August 04, 2009 - Report this comment
See comment at Monday's Gates-smasher.
Jergen's Off - August 19, 2009 - Report this comment
Maybe if he hadn't had all that lotion all over his hands...
Fiddlegirl - August 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, BJ21! Late catching this one.... (hahaha-- Oh, Fiddlegirl...) ;)

@ JO: Nivea dull moment with you around! :D
Maybelline - August 25, 2009 - Report this comment
Ha! :) Wait until you see what he does to us on Wednesday, although the Chuck Berry original was spelled, "Maybellene", but is frequently misspelled due to confusion with us.

And no, he's not even going to touch "L'Oreal", for fear that "someone" will Neutrogena him.
2Eagle - December 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Five touchdowns.
Fiddlegirl - December 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, 2Eagle! :D

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