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Song Parodies -> "Mr. Gene Kelly"

Original Song Title:

"Mr. Bojangles"

Original Performer:

Sammy Davis Jr.

Parody Song Title:

"Mr. Gene Kelly"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

There was a man, Gene Kelly, and he danced for us
In black tap shoes
An Irishman, so talented and debonair
In all he'd do
His feet would fly, they would fly
He could dance on a cloud..

We watched him in those great old musicals,
Smoothly glide about
Like, "On The Town" and "Singin' In The Rain"
"Ballgame..Take Me Out"
He sang good, too..sang good, too, real soft
Down to earth, nice guy..

I'm talkin' about Gene Kelly, used to dance a lick
In great old films
He had a style, a friendly smile
He could dance so high, step up, tip a chair
And had a great laugh, had a great laugh
Charisma followed him around..

Mr. Gene Kelly, Mr. Gene Kelly
Mr. Gene Kelly danced...

His moves were those like a river flows, so effort free
That's how it seemed
His fame remained, he entertained, and for many years
Filled our dance dreams
With pals by his side, gals by his side
Like Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett

For other goals, tried dramatic roles, successfully
In later years
More fame would come from directing some other famous films
He'd hear Broadway cheers
And made his mark, yes, he made his mark
In the entertainment field

Mr. Gene Kelly, Mr. Gene Kelly,
Mr. Gene Kelly danced...

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Invisible Boy - December 18, 2007 - Report this comment
A fine tribute. Pleasant memories of a Hollywood legend.
alvin - December 18, 2007 - Report this comment
nice job...just watched "SITR" a few weeks back...the boy could cut the rug all right
AFW - December 18, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks, IB, and alvin
littleCupCakes - December 18, 2007 - Report this comment
Mr Kelly is dancing in heaven having read your Parody!
PMS - December 18, 2007 - Report this comment
Nice tribute to a guy whose dancing made it look easy.
AFW - December 18, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks, LCC, and PMS

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