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Song Parodies -> "My Leisure"

Original Song Title:

"The Letter"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Box Tops

Parody Song Title:

"My Leisure"

Parody Written by:

Adagio

The Lyrics

http://ynucc.yeungnam.ac.kr/~bwlee/midi_t.htm#Back%20Here
Shimmy my hips so I can entertain,
Been livin' my life in the fast lane.
Only days I yawn, when I don't have tomes
'Cuz I lately I just read for leisure.

Once I spent too much money just to attend
Schools where I was just a maybe.
Now those days are gone, I got me some tomes,
That I will just read in my leisure.

Well, I wrote me some letters,
Said I wouldn't live with that school no more.
Listen, mister, read and see I won't take any flak
I'm amazed no more--anyway.

Shimmy my hips so I can entertain,
Been livin' my life in the fast lane.
Only days I yawn, when I don't have tomes
'Cuz I lately I just read for leisure.

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Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.3

Total Votes: 9

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Johnny D - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Reading THIS was a pleasure!
AFW - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Way to go...Adagio! 5's
Adagio - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Johnny and AFW!!
Guy - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
All I did was vote on this. I'll read the parody at my leisure.
Adagio - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Yuck Yuck :D Guy Thanks
Stuart McArthur - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
not sure about the shimmy, but totally understood the rest Adagio! - good one - 555
Meriadoc - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
I echo Stu - is this a gogo dancer reading after the show...? :-)
Adagio - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Stu and Mer. She was so happy to be out of books that she HAD to read...she did a little shimmy first. Or maybe shimmys as a profession, then reads.
Paul Robinson - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Adagio, just got home from work. You've got me dancing, but in my seat, because feet are tired - had to wear real shoes on my feet. Fun stuff - 5's...
Adagio - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Paul...sorry about your feet. You'll get used to the shoes. :D
Paul Robinson - November 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Adagio, Actually the "real" shoes were pretty comfortable and my feet don't really hurt, although I EXPECTED them to hurt from that...

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