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Song Parodies -> "A Cicada Mating Call (Let's Call the Mating Call Off)"

Original Song Title:

"Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"

Original Performer:

Ella Fitzgerald

Parody Song Title:

"A Cicada Mating Call (Let's Call the Mating Call Off)"

Parody Written by:

Fred Landau

The Lyrics

The report the other day in the NY Times from an expert about the cicada bugs making all that noise said: “When you begin to hear them croaking in September, you’ll know they’re dying. Once they mate, they’re done. There’s no purpose for them.” This is my parody-lyric take on that.
A Cicada Mating Call
Tune of “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off”

You say ci-cay-da and I say ci-cah-da
And you check the day-ta, and I check the dah-ta
Ci-cay-da, ci-cah-da,
One date and then nada
Let’s call the mating call off

Now you say it’s dour and I say it’s dew-er
Friends say things turn sour because you pursue her
Dow-er, dew-er,
Sour if you pursue her
Let’s call the mating call off

For us, when we have our one first date
We breathe our last
No fuss, just a mating call,
We fall, and soon we’ve passed

So you say poi-pose and I say purpose
Did you read that expert says we have no purpose?
Soon we’re croaking, could be they’re not joking
Should we call the mating call off?
Let's call the mating call off
Fred Landau

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