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Song Parodies -> "Ghost Writers Must Be Shy"

Original Song Title:

"Ghost Riders In The Sky"

Original Performer:

Frankie Laine

Parody Song Title:

"Ghost Writers Must Be Shy"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

The "Would Be" authors hire them,
Especially big names
So, they can say they wrote a book
It's literary games
Adorned with anonymity
Hushed like the CIA
Their silent deals of sanctity
Are set up everyday

Spirits unknownnnn,
Stars with no sk-i-y
Ghost Writers Must...Be..Shy

They pound the prose and count the cash
For green they journalize
They trod along unheralded paths
Seek not the Nobel Prize
Skip journeys to the halls of fame
And tote a lighter load
Content to be Joe Nobody's
On that "No Glory" road

Spirits unknownnnn,
Stars with no sk-i-y
Ghost Writers Must...Be...Shy...

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 4

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alvin rhodes - June 20, 2006 - Report this comment
John Barry - June 20, 2006 - Report this comment
"Adorned with anonymity" among many fine lines in "Shy." My fave of the day.
AFW - June 20, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, alvin, and thanks, John
Lionel Mertens - June 20, 2006 - Report this comment
Your creative juices are really flowing. 5's
AFW - June 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, Lionel.

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