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Song Parodies -> "Wish I Could Whistle"

Original Song Title:

"Don't Stop Believin'"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Wish I Could Whistle"

Parody Written by:

Rebekah Dub

The Lyrics

Can YOU whistle? I can't. (Well, I guess I can, but not very competently.)
There’s a little kid
Strolling along the sidewalk
He starts to whistle a random Bieber song
I almost feel an
Urge to jump and throttle him
And shove a saltine sandwich into his mouth

I sit alongside the sidewalk
And contemplate a tune to try
But shortly it occurs to me
That I’d sound like a dying kettle

I purse my lips
Together but air comes out
I cannot
Even make a sound
I curl my tongue
Behind my lower set of teeth
And then
I spit on someone

Added fingers to the mix
And the spit trickles thickened
I’d pay anything to learn how to
Carry a tune
Sprinkle in some warbles,
Vibrato, and duotone
I will be a whistling queen
And all my friends will be so jealous

I can’t whistle
Not even a wolf-whistle
People have
Sympathy for me
Until I make
Another whistling attempt, which
Fails so
Bad I shrivel up

Wish I could whistle
Be a human jukebox
Carry a tune
Wish I could whistle
With or
Without fingers
Wish I could whistle
Have musical workdays
No more spitting

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Pacing: 3.3
How Funny: 3.3
Overall Rating: 3.3

Total Votes: 3

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Journeyman - January 12, 2012 - Report this comment
This is nothing like the OS. Try to sing the original and then yours that doesn't rhyme or match pace.
Rebekah Dub - January 12, 2012 - Report this comment
I actually read AND listened to the original before writing the piece, brainstorming along the way. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy this.
Cold Warrior - January 12, 2012 - Report this comment
On day I was in a waiting room in a VA clinic watching TV. A Vietnam vet sitting in front of me nudged me, pointed at a sexy blonde nurse in a white coat going down the hall. He egged me to wolf-whistle at her. I would've if I could but I can't whistle either. Don't stop making parodies, this one is good!
Rebekah Dub - January 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Thanks, Cold Warrior! I'm glad you enjoyed it, and I appreciate the anecdote. If I were a little bolder, I probably would wolf-whistle at a hot doctor or someone. (I could pull off a fairly competent wolf-whistle, maybe a slight tune, on a good day.)
alyssa - February 08, 2012 - Report this comment
This is what really helped me out with my whistling
Rebekah Dub - February 09, 2012 - Report this comment
Thanks, Alyssa! I'll have to check that out. =)

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