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Song Parodies -> "Give Me the Luddite Life"

Original Song Title:

"Give Me the Simple Life"

Original Performer:

Ella Fitzgerald

Parody Song Title:

"Give Me the Luddite Life"

Parody Written by:

Al Silver

The Lyrics

I do not fritter with social Twitter
Who needs the snoop and strife
It says in my case book I’m not on Facebook
Give me the Luddite life

Some think that my phone should be an iphone
I’d rather eat a knife
Just give me the Bell thing, it’s still a swell thing
Give me the Luddite life

An abacus is all I’m into
Or just a classic slide rule
I’m dead against the cotton gin, too
It’s one more up-to-date tool

Some need their palm full, I’ll take an armful
Of an old-fashioned wife
It’s not baloney, new things are phony
Give me the Luddite life

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Lifeliver - January 23, 2013 - Report this comment
Looking forward to your next hand-written mailed-in effort. Don't miss the post! And be sure to wash your hands after changing nibs, or are you still on goosequills? When I read about the Industrial Revolution I wanted to be a Luddite when I grew up. 555s but begging for more again ...
Old Man Ribber - January 23, 2013 - Report this comment
Al - Clever idea. As LL just asked, how DID you get this posted? hehe ;D
Patrick - January 23, 2013 - Report this comment
Reminds me of my rotary dial telephone and my late grandmother's wringer washing machine.
Rob Arndt - January 23, 2013 - Report this comment
Great parody- love retro things and dead format devices- 555!

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