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Song Parodies -> "Christmas To See/A Real Tree"

Original Song Title:

"I Am The Sea/The Real Me"

Original Performer:

The Who

Parody Song Title:

"Christmas To See/A Real Tree"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Opening tracks to the Amiright rock opera, Holidasia (a parody of Quadrophenia by The Who) as presented by Agrimorfee. Interested parties who wish to join in should see as soon as possible.
**Christmas To See**
(Sound effects of a winter snowstorm, occasional jingles of a one-horse open sleigh...)

(vocoder:) Helplesss Prancer ...

Christmas a moment...

Bad Boy!....Bad Boy!... my treeeeee....

**A Real Tree**

Can we get a real tree? Can we?

I chew fat with my father
To see what he would think
If we could get a tree this weekend
But he snorts and grunts as he drinks

Can we get a real tree, father? Father?!
Can we get a real tree, father? Father?! Oh bother!

I next run to my mother
I say, "Come on, the price will be free"
She says, "Chop it ourselves, son?
That's illegal in our county!"

Can we get a real tree, Mother? Mother?!
Can we get a real tree, Mother? Mother?! Oh bother!

Get a tree, real live tree, real live tree, can we get a real tree?

The cracks I hear behind my back
Give me shivers like a snowy rain
School buddies they tease me
Saying that our kind have such tastes so lame
The smell I used to love
Would waft throughout the house
Yesterdays' soft scent of pine
We only have a fake tree now

Can we get a real tree? Can we?
Can we get a real tree? Can we?

I saw the old Christmas tree man
I asked of his sell date
I peeved him more than a little
"It's only October, just wait!"

Can we get a real tree, vendor?
Can we get a real tree, Mother?
A real tree, a real tree!
Can we get a real tree, Father?

Can we get a real tree tree tree tree tree tree....
Copyright 2008, Agrimorfee. Ho Ho Who!

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 16

Voting Breakdown

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    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 2   0
 3   0
 4   1
 5   15

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McKludge - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
YES! Every year I b!tch at my mom about her fake tree. Nothing beats a real Douglas Fir for Christmas.
Harry - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Wonderful rendition of the OS. Great job.
alvin - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
hilarious...decorating your tree with fives
John Barry - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Real good.
Rick C - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Love the OS and your parody. Have some real 5s, Agri.
LiLHollowDaisy - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh, the scent of a real pine tree ! ! I love them 'frosted' with snow! My Dad, being from MilWOWkee, always got us a flocked tree! . . . . At Christmas, I miss you so, ~JJ~.
BOB - December 11, 2008 - Report this comment
IT SUCKED AND I MISS VOTED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HONESTLY BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
MasonR - January 12, 2009 - Report this comment
SOTM-I'm Jewish but I can understand the idea behind this. I hate electric Menorahs! I gotta smell that burning candle wax. Similar? Maybe.
Matthias - January 13, 2009 - Report this comment
I know I read this one, because I followed along with you and you're entire Christmas Who project. A great way to kick it off, and congrats on getting the entire album done within the time of one month that takes some effort, believe me I tried it for Halloween and failed.
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - January 17, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Great effort in the internal rhyming. A few more puns or jokes would have made this better though.
Peter Andersson - January 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Those super parody projects are fun to do, but more fun to those on the inside than those on the outside, with very few exceptions, and as a stand along song to me this wasn't one of those.
Chris Bodily TM - January 19, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) I had a hell of a time with the YouTube videos, so that made it a bit frustrating. The video you provided wasn't loading fast enough and would pause mid-song, and then the next video of "Real Me" (by itself) was abridged, so I finally found a good video to use, but these frustrations made the parody a little less funny to me. 444
Max Power - January 29, 2009 - Report this comment
bobpiecheese - January 30, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) I've never had a real tree - but then I don't think they grow much in Aussie. DKTOS, but I'm presuming the pacing was perfect given the votes. Nice work!
Stuart McArthur - January 30, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) not LOL funny, Ag, but I appreciate the need to stick to the OS in these projects - great idea for a project btw and a worthy intro piece - 555
Jeff Reuben - January 30, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) I enjoyed the sentiment about the fake tree. Well done on the song.
Below Average Dave - January 31, 2009 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Well written to the OS, I could see the image painted. I'd say cute is the best way to describe this one.
McKludge - January 31, 2009 - Report this comment
SOTM - The pacing was a little off from the youtube recording, seemed like your parody had an extra syllable or two here and there. And I agree with Peter about holiday themed parodies. Sometimes (and I'm just as guilty) you have to force things a little to get in done in a timely fashion, and this one suffered a bit from that.

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