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Song Parodies -> "That Green Banana"

Original Song Title:

"Hard Hearted Hannah"

Original Performer:

Ray Charles

Parody Song Title:

"That Green Banana"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

I love bananas,
I said bananas..
But don't know why they sell 'em green
Can't some be sort of in between?
To illustrate here's what I mean:

Stopped at a fruit stand
To tweak my taste, and
Nothin' but Grinch fruit could be seen
I don't put down this locale
Savannah's home of my best gal.(but)

I'm sick from
That Green Banana
Got cramps in Savannah,
It really socked me down..
Go lights are green,
But that banana's greener
Color that'll mess up one's demeanor

I need some ripe ones,
Not emerald type ones
They do not make my day..
Might boat down to Jamaica, or fly there by air
Ripe bananas, in cabanas, bet they have 'em there
From That Green Banana,
Got cramps in Savannah, GA

I'm sick from That Green Banana
Bought there in Savannah..
I need mine yellow-brown
We might negotiate..and reach a part truce.
If they'll just offer, at least, chartreuse

I prefer bright yellow,
With soft mash and mellow
Why don't they sell this way?
Wanna' bite in bananas..sense a taste to please
I don't like 'em hard and bitter from across the seas

Like That Green Banana
I got in Savannah, GA

Can you imagine, an ugly old green banana ?
Sold in a market, right there in Savannah..
Like to get my hands on, that old banana man..
Give Alan "what for"..tell him Green don't Span..
From That Green Banana,
Got cramps in Savannah, GA

My tum's sweet as sour milk !

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Pacing: 5.0
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alvin - January 01, 2009 - Report this comment
fun would be cruel to slip ray a green banana and tell him it was ripe
Andria - January 01, 2009 - Report this comment
AFW, you did a great job with this parody, and I've gotten sick off of green bananas, as well as the little green apples like Gary Puckett (and also O.C. Smith) used to sing about. 5s.
AFW - January 01, 2009 - Report this comment
thanks, a and A
2Eagle - January 02, 2009 - Report this comment
The idea is to pick and ship them before they are rotten.
MadameCupCakes - January 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Sir L'Air de Farce I loved the Alan GreeSpan reference! All the very best in 2 0 0 9, sir !
UnKnownVotress - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Sir L'Air de Farce, Yes I like green-eyed Bananas, and a roll in the Hay, Not much in East Coast, as I love San jose!

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