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Song Parodies -> "Atlas"

Original Song Title:

"At Last"

Original Performer:

Etta James

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

In response to OMR’s “Atlas” yesterday, Mark Scotti commented: “I know you're writing about maps, but I keep thinking mythology (Atlas).” As a sufferer of low axial hassles, I thought “spine.”
Atlas, atop a column long
That’s ghostly white, like Dover—
Radicles’ billabong.

Oh, yeah, atlas.
Atop what holds up you.
This part is sitting right over
The vertebra C2.

Part of a team that will help keep you
Upbeat and not lying down prone
As is the case each night in sleep; you
Would be a chronic lazybones.

Oh yeah, when you smile, you smile—
Your lips just above that truss
That supports your cranium:
Top of the spine,

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 4

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Mark Scotti - February 17, 2010 - Report this comment
i was hoping you would take it on, John! Great "backbreaking" piece of work!
Fiddlegirl - February 17, 2010 - Report this comment
"The Spine who Loved Me"? ;) Clever take, John.
Old Man Ribber - February 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Chriopractic cleverness of the highest order! ;D
Phil Nelson - February 17, 2010 - Report this comment
This was spine and dandy, 5's
Tommy Turtle - February 18, 2010 - Report this comment
I read this and "Shrugged". ;)

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