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Song Parodies -> "Turnin Now Blue"

Original Song Title:

"Burnin For You"

Original Performer:

Blue Öyster Cult

Parody Song Title:

"Turnin Now Blue"

Parody Written by:

Mark Scotti

The Lyrics

A DOUBLE tribute, as it should be...
Home on the T.V.
News came to shock me
News wasn't happy
Was a "Bad" day to see
Mike's show in darkness
On Farrah's highway
Angels led away
At peace always be

Death's made news day
Tributes at night
Hollywood treason how the stars dimmed tonight
I was hoping for good news to report on thru
Was black once then white now Mike Jackson's turning blue
Great poster, bed's burning, Farrah's leaving too

Crime that they left us
Drugs were his reason
Farrah's short season
Due to cancer growth

Life everlasting
Mike dancing cloud glides
She smiles for God's side
And we'll miss them so

Bummed out our day
Sad news at night
It once was fun to yell "Are you black or you white?"
Like land mines went off knowing what she went through
Now Mike's earning, cash churning, more since he turned blue
She's leaving, we're grieving, Farrah left too soon

Drugs shorten days
Cancer incites

Too many good people are losing the fight
Now we're praying, and saying, Mike went way too soon
And Mike's bringing, his singing, and leaving new venue
More angels, more beauty, now Farrah's with you

Copyright 2009

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Joe Siebert - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
This is excellent man. Nice tribute.
AFW - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Good trib..creative and different
Mark Scotti - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
"Tribute" of thanks to you, Joe & AFW!!
Cody Slusher - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
I love it. That was good.:)
Andria - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
AFW and Joe Siebert said what I was going to about the parody, and I will definitely miss Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett. MJ, while commonly known as a child molester (despite being found not guilty in a court of law), drug addict and weirdo, was still the king of pop, and his death rivals those of Elvis and Princess Diana in terms of the dead celebrities' popularity and the untimeliness, and like Elvis (who died before I was born), Princess Di, he will be missed. Likewise with Farrah. I'll give you 5s for this.
Mark Scotti - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks to Cody & Andria!!!
Tommy Turtle - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Very fine and touching tribute, Mark. Shows versatility, to go from puns and wild humor to poetry. 555.
Mark Scotti - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, Tom. I wanted to be sure Farrah got some equal time, as she was overshadowed by Michael..
alvin - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
i especially liked the black / white / blue
TT - July 03, 2009 - Report this comment
.... not to mention poor Billy Mays, who barely got mentioned. And just today, Karl Malden. (btw, my friends call me Tommy or TT. hope you'll consider yourself my friend. :)
Mark Scotti - July 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks Alvin. That was the first line I thought of that drove the parody write. And thanks again and will do TT!!!
Christie Marie M - July 03, 2009 - Report this comment
RIP Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett! A double tribute is a great idea since both Mike and Farrah died on that same day. If I wore a mood ring right now, the gem on my ring would be blue because I'm sad for their deaths. For some reason, they treat MJ's death like he's a god. I still think that Farrah's death should also be expressed a lot more since she's one of the major icons of the 70's...also on Billy Mays. He's also America's most important icon as well. Love the OS and your parody. 5's for condolences and sentiment! Security code: RIP.
Mark Scotti - July 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Reveared thanks to you, Christie!!

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