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Song Parodies -> "Why Ernie Why"

Original Song Title:

"Why Baby Why"

Original Performer:

Charley Pride

Parody Song Title:

"Why Ernie Why"

Parody Written by:

Darius Whitehead

The Lyrics

Matthew Jones Madson originally thought of the final song parody on September 11, 2016, the day where the plane crashed over the New York towers since sixteen years ago. Ernie and Bert belong to Sesame Workshop, Muppets Inc, and The Jim Henson company.
[Intro]
Tell me why Ernie, why Ernie, why Ernie why,
You make me cry Ernie, cry Ernie, cry Ernie cry.

[Verse 1: Bert]
Well, I got a book I wanna read with you,
Just like last time when the pages flew.
You're down on the street, going on a trip,
Leaving me home with all my paper clips.

[Verse 2: Bert]
I can't live without you and you know it's true,
But there's no more livin' here, now what'll I do?
I'd give you Rubber Duckies, every time when I can,
And maybe by then, you'd be back home again.

[Chorus: Bert]
Tell me why Ernie, why Ernie, why Ernie why,
You make me cry Ernie, cry Ernie, cry Ernie cry.
I can't live without you 'til the day that I die,
So tell me why Ernie, why Ernie, why Ernie why.

-- Instrumental Music --

[Verse 3: Bert]
Well, I don't know, but I've heard you say,
That old Mr. Rogers is a-gonna have a good day,
You'd better pay attention, don't you dare forget,
Cause I'm not on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood yet.

[Verse 4: Bert]
I bought that Rubber Duckie to Mickey Mouse's pet,
The thing to do was wait here, but I shoulda' waited then,
Now I get bored of waiting here, but I still get tired,
When you come home throwing me out since I got fired.

[Chorus: Bert]
Tell me why Ernie, why Ernie, why Ernie why,
You make me cry Ernie, cry Ernie, cry Ernie cry.
I can't live without you 'til the day that I die,
So tell me why Ernie, why Ernie, why Ernie why.

[Outro: Bert]
Tell me why Ernie, why Ernie, why Ernie why.
Matthew Madson: That "throwing out part" never happened in the song parody but in the part where Ernie broke the vase, and Bert threw him out of the apartment. That "firing Ernie" never happened when Ernie imagined that he broke the vase. Reminds me of Sam firing Scotty and throwing him out. Long Live Matt Madson!
(C) Darius Kamron Whitehead Studios.

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