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Song Parodies -> "Purple is Strange"

Original Song Title:

"People Are Strange"

Original Performer:

The Doors

Parody Song Title:

"Purple is Strange"

Parody Written by:

Red Ant

The Lyrics

Since my record player is busted ATM I used a Live version of the song that I found here. About the rhymes parts, I went with what came to mind first.
Purple is strange
Very odd color
One thing is certain
Lavender blows!

Iodine crystals
Tongue on the chow breed
Barney the dino
(shoot that clown!)

Well it's strange
Red and blue make it you say?
Well okay!
Orchid, magenta some shades
Puce? no name!
Mauve? no name!
They're both - lame!

Purple's still strange
Rhymes with few other-
Words except "her pull"*
Whirlpool's a stretch

Those rhymes are twisted
Limited usage
Maybe a poet
Jots them down


Well it's strange
Thinking of fruit? Is it grapes?
I'm amazed!
Listen to songs that are great?
Purple Haze!
You could say
In a - daze!


Still it's strange
Ever seen plum lingerie?!
Very strange
And there's no more I can say
Just it's strange
Very strange
Purple's - strange!
copyright 2006+ Jack "Red Ant" Fletcher *There are a few highly obscure words that rhyme with purple. "Her pull" is a broken rhyme. "Whirlpool" if said fast enough in a Southern accent comes out "Whur-ple". That one may be in a redneck dictionary. ;-)

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 7

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alvin rhodes - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
interesting concept...i like it...and actually, purple is my favorite color
AFW - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
I agree, purple is offbeat, to say the least....but, I like the color for pills....very good job, here...fives
Stephen Harrington - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
5s, purple is my favorite color as well. ^__^
John Barry - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
5s. Roger Miller solved the "purple" rhyme problem with "maple syrple."
Adagio - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
A good one, Jack. I like purple, a lot of people do here. 5's
Johnny D - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
Purple Or Violet ... it all depends on your P. O. V.
Red Ant - January 26, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks Alvin, AFW, Step-chan, John B, Pat and Johnny D. My mother's favorite color is purple too. She has this plaque that has a poem called "When I Am An Old Woman". The first line is "I shall wear purple". It's pretty funny. Anyway, even though purple is not my favorite color I still like it.

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