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Song Parodies -> "When In Old Springfield You Are"

Original Song Title:

"When You Wish Upon A Stan"

Original Performer:

Jiminy Cricket

Parody Song Title:

"When In Old Springfield You Are"

Parody Written by:

Stan Hall

The Lyrics

A homage to Homer ...
"When in old Springfield you are"

When in old Springfield you are
You’ll find Homer at Moe’s bar
Long as there are suds on tap
You will see him …

Emptying his tankard fast
Each time quicker than the last
Carl & Len yell “Moe, don’t nap …
Please refill him!”

He loves beer
And to him “getting head”
Means well-drawn ale instead
Of what you may think.

He’d not long survive a drought
Of lager, pils’ner, ale or stout
Like a trav’ler needs a map
He needs his brew.

© Stan Hall

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Meriadoc - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Looking at the title I was wondering if it was going to be about Illinois or Missouri... I'm not very TV savvy ha ha. Anyway, cute one.
renaldo - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
My favorite bars 1) Moe's 2) Cheers 3) Snickers
Stan - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, folks. Merry -- actually, the croonin' cricket first performed the OS in the1940 not-made-for-TV movie. Any subsequent boob-tube presentation would've been a Jiminy-come- lately sort of thing. :-) Renaldo -- I'd have to go with 1) the Mos Eisley Cantina; 2) Cheers; 3) Heath, :-)
Invisible Boy - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Hey Stan, I'm a little worried about you. You've been writing a lot about booze this week. Need to talk about it ?
littleCupCakes - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Please, do take care!! Go easy on the liquor, Sir, as I do enjoy your writing.
Stan - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
:-) Not to worry, IB & li'lcakes .. jusbingeing on a theme. Tomorrow's entry, as Cleese and the gang would have it, is something completely different. :-)
alvin - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
amusing tribute to my favorite beer swilling cartoon character
AFW - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
This is a Homer over the fence
Peregrin - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
So, Stan, was the original title glitch a faux pas or cheap subliminal advertising ? ;-p Good job.
Stan - January 24, 2008 - Report this comment
Peregrin ... hadn't 'til your mention noticed my typo in the original title. I'd think it was something frighteningly Freudian, but sometimes a muff is just a muff. :-)

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