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Song Parodies -> "The Headless Swimmer"

Original Song Title:

"The Headless Horseman"

Original Performer:

Bing Crosby

Parody Song Title:

"The Headless Swimmer"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Just gather 'round and I'll elucidate
On what happens outside when it gets late
Long about midnight the ghosts and banshees
They get together for their nightly jamborees
There's things with horns and saucer eyes
Some with fangs about this size
Some are fat and some are thin
And some don't even wear their skin
Oh, I'm telling you brother it's a frightful sight
To see what goes on Halloween night

Oh, when the spooks have a midnight jamboree
They break it up with fiendish glee
Ghosts are bad but the one that's cursed
Is the Headless Swimmer he's the worst

That's right he's a fright on Halloween night

When he goes a-paddlin’ ’cross the land,
holdin' his noggin in his hand,
Demons take one look and groan
and hit the road for parts unknown.

Beware take care he swims alone

And there's no spook like the spook that's spurned
They don't like him, and he's really burned
He swears to the longest day he's dead
He'll show them that he can get a head

They say he's tired of his inflatable top
He's got a yen to make a swap
So he swims one night each year
to find a head in the Hollow here

Now, he likes them little, he likes them big.
Parted in the middle, or a wig.
Black or white, or even red.
The Headless Swimmer needs a head.

With a splash-splash and a strokety-stroke
he's out looking for a top to toke
So don't stop to figure out a plan

You can't reason with a headless man

Now, if you doubt this tale is so
I met that spook just a year ago
Now, I didn't stop for a second look
but made for the bridge that spans the brook
For once you cross that bridge, my friends

The ghost is through his power ends

So, when you're riding home tonight
Make for the bridge with all your might
He'll be down in the Hollow there
He needs your head Look out! Beware!

With a splash-splash and a strokety-stroke
he's out looking for a top to toke
So don't stop to figure out a plan

You can't reason with a headless man

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