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Song Parodies -> "Yearning For Pie"

Original Song Title:

"Learning To Fly"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Parody Song Title:

"Yearning For Pie"

Parody Written by:

Leo Keough

The Lyrics

Thanksgiving came a week early at the Keough household...

For those who appreciate syllable-matching, read/sing to the OS (Sorry if you get a commercial before the song plays)
Well, I started out
On a turkey roast
Carved some out
From the bone
And the spuds went down
As the sauce did spill
I downed enough
To serve Brazil

I'm yearning for pie
But my taste buds sting
Tummy's stout
From the harvest fling

Well, some good Rolaids
May block the burn
And some Scotch might help
With the queasy churn

I'm spurning the pie
And the pain it brings
Copping out
Is the smartest thing

[Short instrumental break]

My comely wife
She freaks and frowns
I made her bark
Squealin' sounds
So I start to doubt
I dodge her stare
(But) I best be bold
And try her wares

She's serving the pie
I'm bound to down
The crust so fluffed
Crisp and brown

[Short instrumental break]

Enduring the pie
As my waistband clings
Drumming sound
As my farts just zing
I'm turning to cry
And shroud my pout
My gut bloats up
Must come out...

"I'm churning," I cry

"I'm hurling the pie!"

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timmy1000 - November 20, 2009 - Report this comment
You should always leave room for the pie - 555
Mark Scotti - November 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Your feast serves you fives!!!
blackjack21 - November 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Syllable matching mastery, you got it Leo. 555
AFW - November 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Should be sung in Hi-pie...love pie parodies...done a couple, myself
Matthias - November 21, 2009 - Report this comment
Happy Thanksgiving!
blackjack21 - November 21, 2009 - Report this comment

Leo, if you want to and if you have time, I'd like your opinion on the syllable matching here:

http://www.amiright.com/parody/misc/gilbertsullivan102.shtml

No hurry, and give it to me straight, I can take it. Thanks. ;-)
Stan Hall - November 22, 2009 - Report this comment
5 pumpkin pies for you (but I'm keeping the pecan pies for myself.) :-)
Leo Keough - November 22, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks all...And especially, thanks Hall - Good to see you back here after many months of absense...What have you been up to?
Stan Hall - November 22, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks, Leo. Good to be back, and hopefully less often or so lengthily absent. Been busy with other stuff, but recently resumed committing a few ideas to electrons. If it survives editorial censorship -- some bits may be questionable -- one recent effort should show up tomorrow or soon after. :-)

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