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Song Parodies -> "Drown like an Egyptian"

Original Song Title:

"Walk Like An Egyptian"

Original Performer:

The Bangles

Parody Song Title:

"Drown like an Egyptian"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Based on the Book of Exodus...and current events.
All of Pharaoh's slaves have skipped town
They've girded their loins, don't you know
After ten big plagues (oy vey, oh)
Egyptians are glad to let 'em go

Pharoah's heart is hard. Says "hey wait
They took all our stuff -- after them!"
Thought Israel's trapped (no way, no)
A Godly plan's hatched. They won't get wet.

Horse and rider are stuck in the mud, say
"Wave? No. Wave? No. Wave? No...uh-oh!"
Drown like an Egyptian

At the sea of reeds Moses rais-
es up his arms, and the waters part
Cross on dry land (thank you, Mo)
But enemies drowned in the river's heart

All the people heard and they shook
They're fearing the wrath of holy hand
Even Edom knows (way to go)
Taskmasters drowned--they're Egyptians

All our foes washed up on the shore, dead
Wham-o, wham-o, eating ham? No
Drowned like an Egyptian

Take a tambourine and sing out loud
Pharoah's dead. Behold - we are free
Let's sing and dance (oh way oh)
We shall wander forty years. You'll see.

If you want to find Israelites
They're camping out at the Sinai mount
They take commands (count one-oh)
In The Book they write 'em out

Down in Hamas-land, launching bombs,
Delusional terror loony men
They have hardened hearts (Wrong way. No)
Their fate will be like Egyptians

So don't mess with the Israelites, folks
No way, No way, find a new way
(or) Drown like an Egyptian
Drown like an Egyptian

Parody by Mason "learn to swim" Resnick

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Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 7

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Christie Marie M - February 17, 2009 - Report this comment
There's nothing like a good biblical parody, Mason! I've seen biblical films such as The Bible, and The Ten Commandments. This sure tells all about The Book of Exodus. May the Pharaoh's grant you 555's jewels from the Tomb of King Tutankhamen!
alvin - February 18, 2009 - Report this comment
big fan of the biblical stuff as laughter runneth over
MasonR - February 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Mucho thanks, guys!
Stuart McArthur - February 19, 2009 - Report this comment
brilliant Mason - clever idea and very funny - 555
Serafina - February 19, 2009 - Report this comment
Missed this one the other day... I think it was clever. The "oh way oh" substitutions are great too. 5-5-5

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