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Song Parodies -> "Playin' Like Susanna Hoffs"

Original Song Title:

"Walk Like An Egyptian"

Original Performer:

The Bangles

Parody Song Title:

"Playin' Like Susanna Hoffs"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

All the plain notations on songs
they do the same chords, don't you know
Begin with the C (oh-whee-oh)
then F and G seven on the row

Turning on the amp, let it warm
and plug on guitar, it's picking time
Split the humbuckers (oh-whee-oh)
add in the fuzz, effects on the line

Striking D, that's it gonna be -
Ay-oh-whee-oh - ay-oh-whee-oh -
Playin' like Susanna Hoffs -

Playing barree chords and the dims
G major seven and the B minor
When you get the tune (oh-whee-oh)
it's like you'd play from your spinal cord

I love playing old country songs,
I like the punk and the metal beat
Hard rock gives me kicks (oh-whee-oh)
I like to play Beatles and eighties

Chords and tricks and the pedal kicks -
Ay-oh-whee-oh - ay-oh-whee-oh -
Playin' like Susanna Hoffs

Slide your finger up on the neck
then press the strings just behingd the fret
Do not strike too hard (oh-whee-oh)
or broken string is just what you get

If you want to find all the chords
you need to play all the favourite songs
Learn the barree grip (oh-whee-oh)
you can play them on many positions

Let your amp sound loud and sound clear
Play A and D and the seven-E
Play it with the fuzz (oh-whee-oh)
play it with the wham and with flangeree

Let it play with eternal flame -
Ay-oh-whee-oh, ay.oh-whee-oh
Playin' like Susanna Hoffs
Playin' like Susanna Hoffs

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 3

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 5   2

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Adagio - July 31, 2006 - Report this comment
Really good one, Susanna. 5's
Michael Pacholek - July 31, 2006 - Report this comment
All the guys here on this website we (way oh, way oh, oh way, oh way oh...) give fives to Viljanen.

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