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Song Parodies -> "Somewhat Under The Weather"

Original Song Title:

"Somewhere Over The Rainbow"

Original Performer:

Judy Garland

Parody Song Title:

"Somewhat Under The Weather"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

Two pacing quirks to apologise for: firstly having to say "temperature" as if it had two syllables, and then for the "paracetamol" joke.. but I couldn't resist either, I'm afraid :-)
Somewhat under the weather
Temp'r'ture's high
There's a damn nasty virus
Got me, I think I'll die

Somewhat under the weather
With the 'flu
Why can't adverts for Lemsip
And all that stuff come true

Felt OK when I went to bed
But woke up with an aching head - paracetamol
Works 'bout as well as lemon drops
Oh how I hope that this pain stops
Before I've et 'em all

Subwad udder de wedder
Dose is blogged
Ode dig afder anudder
Siduses awful clogged

I'b goig to go back to bed
Do dry add clear by achigg head, it's hurtigg
Bud a feeding iddside has growd
I dode wad do suffer alode
Id's disconcertigg.

Somewhat under the weather
Feeling blue
So I thought I'd endeavour
To get to work with you

If influenza's so infectious
Now I'm hoping...
...you will get it too

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Voting Results

 
Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 13

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Stuart McArthur - November 25, 2004 - Report this comment
Loved stanzas 4 and 5 which read perfectly, given your condition, and I had no problems pacing paracetamol - 555
AFW - November 25, 2004 - Report this comment
The nose rules!...5 hankies
John Barry - November 25, 2004 - Report this comment
I must hope I'm not somewhere under the noseblow.
alvin rhodes - November 25, 2004 - Report this comment
catchy AND infectious...5s
Johnny D - November 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Drink lotsa fluid, you musical Druid. ;-)
pickle - November 27, 2004 - Report this comment
There's been a lot of this going around where I am! Funnily enough, I was at my worst when Radio 2 ran the first of a three-part documentary on Judy Garland. Hope you're feeling better!
shanah - November 29, 2004 - Report this comment
I "lubbed" how you changed the writing to sound as if we all had colds when we read it....well written!
Phil Alexander - November 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Dag you everybody {sniff}
Michael Pacholek - November 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Anybody who doesn't give this fives is sick. Phil, you might want to head "Up to Sniffle Creek." (Yes, a shameless plug.)

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