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Song Parodies -> "O Little Tailor, Fix the Hem"

Original Song Title:

"O Little Town of Bethlehem"

Original Performer:

Phillips Brooks

Parody Song Title:

"O Little Tailor, Fix the Hem"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Just had a suit made for my sister's wedding. (She doesn't write parodies, in fact, I'm not sure I've ever told her that I do.) That made me think of "Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long," written by the legendary comic Joe E. Lewis (1902-1971 - you may have seen Frank Sinatra play him in "The Joker Is Wild") and memorably covered by Barbra Streisand.
O, little tailor, fix the hem.
How tall the pants, so high.
Above my shoes, gives me the blues.
That's not what I should buy.
The pinstripes laid in shineth.
Material feels light.
But in this world too soon the girls
will see my socks tonight.

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 7

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Johnny D - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
This parody suits you, Michael.
Rick Cormier - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
I thought it was too short, but funny nonetheless....5's
Arwen - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Oh oh oh...yes, get them fixed, Mr. Pacholek...and if you can't...please promise me that you won't be wearing white socks...hehehe...=)
Rex - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
You're supposed to wear socks?
alvin rhodes - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
i like it...5s
AFW - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
There should be an extra pair-ody to go with this...fivies
Michael Pacholek - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Yes, Rex, you're supposed to wear socks! And not white socks like Cliff Clavin! Just don't make love with your socks on. Women hate that.
Tim Mayfield - April 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Tailor-made but very short 5's
Kristof Robertson - April 12, 2005 - Report this comment
I have too agree with Tim, Mike: your pants are far too short. 555

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