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Song Parodies -> "Goodnight Marine"

Original Song Title:

"Goodnight Irene"

Original Performer:

Leadbelly

Parody Song Title:

"Goodnight Marine"

Parody Written by:

Airfarcewon

The Lyrics

Marine, goodni-i-ight, Marine, goodnight
Goodnight Marine, Goodnight Marine
You've served your country well..

When Tom was just eighteen he signed up
Like his pals had done before
Marines have always claimed heroes
And now it seems.the corps will claim one more

Marine, goodni-i-ight, Marine, goodnight
Goodnight Marine, Goodnight Marine
You've served your country well..

He fought to protect our nation
Grew up in a small town
Sailed far across the great ocean
His courage he wore like a crown

Marine, goodni-i-ight, Marine, goodnight
Goodnight Marine, Goodnight Marine
You've served your country well..

Good and caring, never swearing
Never stayed up real late at night
A well raised Wisconsin farm boy
Went to church.. always done what's right

Marine, goodni-i-ight, Marine goodnight
Goodnight Marine, Goodnight Marine
You've served your country well

Marine, goodni-i-ight, Marine goodnight
Fought in Iraq, but won't be back
You've rung the glory bell

Fought in Irag, but won't be back
He rung the glory bell

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STan HAll - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Nicely done, AFW, however one reads it. But "never swearing"? Unless the jarhead whose biography you relate is--was--one particular Army ROTC participant with whom I was briefly and slightly acquainted at UVA in '65--he in fact _was_ a WI farm boy and unhesitant to tout for listeners willing and not his own upbringing as nonpareil--I must never have crossed his path :-)
alvin - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
very touching....beautifully written piece
littleCupCakes - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Sleep well, Marine ~ O'Hero's Plight ~
MrMacphisto - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Nice... 5-5-5
AFW - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks to all

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