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Song Parodies -> "Let's Eradicate the Polio"

Original Song Title:

"Rock 'n' Roll Girls"

Original Performer:

John Fogerty

Parody Song Title:

"Let's Eradicate the Polio"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

Poliomyelitis or infantile paralysis has been one of the dreaded killers in the past, along with both great and small pox, and TB. There are still some 4,000 recovered polio survivors in Finland, with many developing post-polio syndrome as they age. While the vaccinations snuffed the epidemics for good in West some fifty or so years ago, polio still occurs in underdeveloped countries and kills people. Let us get rid of that killer virus for good.
So many in the past
have been crippled by the polio
It's been such a disease
which has scared the nation dead
It's been many thousands dead
and maimed for the life, you know
In West it has now ceased -
as vaccines we-re made

Hey, let's get - it rid of the world!
Eradicate that germ!

Still in the Thirld World lands -
the virus may be still on go:
where people are so poor
and knowledge level low
Yet I'd really think no one
needs be crippled by the polio
It's Double-U H O
we need to support now

Hey, let's get - it rid of the world!
Eradicate that germ!

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Pacing: 2.7
How Funny: 2.3
Overall Rating: 2.3

Total Votes: 3

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Kristof Robertson - July 13, 2006 - Report this comment
VERY serious subject matter, Susanna...but given the thoughtful treatment it deserves. 555

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