Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "MiG-41 is New"

Original Song Title:

"I Put a Spell on You"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Parody Song Title:

"MiG-41 is New"

Parody Written by:

Robert D. Arndt Jr.

The Lyrics

After the disappointing Russian canard MiG 1.42/1.44/MFI/39 was abandoned due to Sukhois revolutionary Su-27 family that includes the 27, 32/34, 37, and experimental FSW 47... MiG decided to go with a new interceptor based on the MiG-31 Foxhound that succeeded the MiG-25 Foxbat. MiG decided to enlarge the airframe, use new materials in construction, and simply use speed to defeat stealth. At Mach 4.3 max speed, the MiG-41 Foxhunter (presumed codename) will simply outsee, outfight, and outrun any US or Euro fighter. The plane will use multiple AESA radars and fire Beyond Visual Range- Ultra hypersonic missiles. The old SR-71's unofficial Mach 3 at 80,000 ft performance (reality was Mach 3.2 to 104,000') will be shattered for an operational military aircraft. The MiG-41 ceiling remains classified. Russia also has the cash to upgrade 100 MiG-31s to a higher standard and is proceeding with that too. The aircraft will have IOC of 2020, maybe sooner...
MiG-41 is new
About time

MiG-31 Foxhound base is used
Frame enlargin'
Speed is alarmin'

MiG-39 abandoned
As MFI was a let-down
Fighter dominion with Sukhoi
New role as interceptor was found

[Mach 4.3 standard breaks new ground]

MiG-41 is new
Makes great strides
With pride

High altitude
Uses BVRUs
Multi-AESAs too
Sets a new high standard
US aware
Of new technologies
(But)is B-2 prepared???

[Does Obama care?]

By 2020
MiG-41 is new
Makes great strides
(Will reach IOC)
Note: B-2 at risk already from Russian anti-cellular radar networks linked to S-400 missiles and can still be intercepted by the Flanker family, the Fulcrums, and the Foxhounds. The F-22 production was halted at 120 a/c and cannot beat the Flanker family that has IRST as well as EO sight systems and BVRs as well. The Foxhunter will see even farther and its missiles are hypersonic. F-22 cannot match altitude either and F-35 still not operational as it is plagued by bugs and similarly is underequipped to deal with these new techno threats, especially over Russian or Chinese airspace.

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

 LittleLots
Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 



In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.
 

Voting Results

 
Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 4.7
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 12

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 1
 1
 
 2   1
 0
 0
 
 3   0
 0
 0
 
 4   0
 0
 0
 
 5   11
 11
 11
 

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

Rob Arndt - June 16, 2014 - Report this comment
For those that like aviation news you might want to google the new joint Swiss/German Suisse/Rheinmetall Tu-150 UAV which is a fixed wing with tri-rotor hybrid and which carries a pod with IR and EO sensors. Lots of potential there.
Rob Arndt - June 17, 2014 - Report this comment
Just a little note that I was disappointed that MiG couldn't really recover from the fighter competition loss long ago. Sukhoi now dominates, so they went the interceptor route using an existing platform to modify- a large one. Will be a hell of a plane but in limited numbers- maybe 100. MiG also is playing with UCAVs and has the Skat.

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/misc/screaminjayhawkins1202.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 964