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Song Parodies -> "Who Art Thou?"

Original Song Title:

"Who Are You?"

Original Performer:

The Who

Parody Song Title:

"Who Art Thou?"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

who art thou ?...who ?...who ?...who ?...who ?
who art thou ?...who ?...who ?...who ?...who ?

i woke up in a filthy manger
prince of peace, my claim to fame
they said, "things are stirred up in rome tonight...
better stop now and walk away"
"keep your act in the underground"
they would plead, but still i dared
i remember passin' fishes around
and preachin' from mounds there

well, who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
they really want to know
tell me, who art thou ?...who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
oh man, they want to know...who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?

i rode a mule right into town
railed 'gainst the mortal sins
i was a riddle and a pest, they'd found
and they planned to do me in
so one night i was kidnapped
and i was tossed in a cell and flayed
i had the power of the big man
god, i want to do this thing your way

well, who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
they really want to know
tell me, who art thou ?...who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
oh man, they want to know...who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?

and so with a cross, i walked
twas doomed to calvary's tree
and though i died, i rose on up
just as snappy as you please
my tomb is just an empty hole
i forgave the judas kiss
and i can measure up to anyone now
after such a love like this

well, who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
they really want to know
tell me, who art thou ?...who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
oh man, they want to know...who art thou ?...who ? who ?...who ?...who ?
they want that i should tell them
they want that i should tell them
they're askin' me just...who, who...who...art thou ?



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Peregrin - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Excellent summation, alvin. I award thee 5 loaves, 5 fishes, and, ummm, 5 more loaves :) The middle verse sort of reminded me of the flavour of the John Paul Joans song (The Man From Nazareth): "We can't have truth told 'round this town"!
alvin - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks peregrin
Ann Hammond - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
cool
alvin - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks ann
John Barry - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Ecce homo parodius.
Parody Pete - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Very nice - something like this might be good to use in a Sunday School class
alvin - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks john and pete
littleCupCakes - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Air Alvin, this is very nice! love your biblical tales !
Meriadoc - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Five wafers for thee.
alvin - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
thanks littleCupCakes and merry...bless thee both

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