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Song Parodies -> "Lives Taken Away"

Original Song Title:

"Take My Breath Away"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Lives Taken Away"

Parody Written by:

Sharon Krebs

The Lyrics

A song about the passing of Weird Al Yankovic's parents.
I heard Weird Al's parents kicked the bucket Friday night,
And Al had a show to do the next day—
What a fright!
Al had nothing to say 'bout his folks before the show;
He just dedicated his gig to their memory that day;
Their lives taken away.
Lives taken away.

San Diego police checked out the Yankovic home.
Relatives were worried,
Wond'ring were they home alone?
Sheriff's Sergeant Grayson was sent to investigate.
When he got there, smoke had filled the room;
It was too late
There that day.
Lives taken away.
Lives taken away.

Carbon monoxide had poisoned
The parody king's folks,
But Al said, "The show must go on—
My audience wants jokes!
I'll entertain my best
While they lay to rest,
Lives taken away.
Lives taken away."

His fans remained
To be entertained
Though he's insane,
His folks' lives taken away.

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Pacing: 3.5
How Funny: 1.5
Overall Rating: 3.0

Total Votes: 2

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Laurence Dunne - April 14, 2004 - Report this comment
Interesting song choice.
Mark - March 09, 2011 - Report this comment
Not funny.

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