-> "Say A Prayer For Buddy Holly"
Original Song Title:
"Deck The Halls"
Parody Song Title:
"Say A Prayer For Buddy Holly"
Say a prayer for Buddy Holly
(This is Buddy's song, so sing along)
Style new, an an-o-MA-ly
(Buddy now is gone, and so, we mourn)
Music brought us all together
(R & B, hill-bill-y, rock 'n roll)
Wish they'd flown in better weather...
(Blessings on his soul; such tragic toll)
Crashed on flight, Clear Lake to Fargo
(I-o-wa bound to... North DA-ko-ta )
Left a widow, Santiago*
("Widowed bride" Ma-ri...-a E-le-na)
Took poor Buddy, Ritchie, Bopper
(Holly, Va-.. Lenz-uel-a, Rich-ard-son)**
Sadly, single sure show-stopper
(Since his plane is down, show can't go on)
Known to Nassau, Nome, and Needles***
(Never been to Spain? To Needles, go)
"Crickets" 'spired name for "Beatles"
(John and Paul were fans, at UK show)****
Also, for Graham Nash's "Hollies"
(Envy: none; trib-ute done, 'eighty-one)*****
Passing gave us melancholies
(See his image in... the setting sun)
Beatles' "Words of Love": they pick up
(Quite de-lib-er-ate...-LY make mim-ic)
Holly's sound - the "vocal hiccup"******
(Term that critics gave... to his gim-mick)
Fade away, not! Stones saw to that
(Rolling Stones cover "Not.... Fade A-way)
Other covers: Linda Ronstadt
("It's So Easy"; "That... 'LL Be The Day")
Fame forever through space hurtles
(Rave On, Peggy Sue, in True Love Ways)
Influenced The Byrds, The Turtles
(Raining In My Heart, 'most Everyday)
And, among those Turtles, I ---
(Paradise (not for Fools): Buddy's rest)
That'll be the day we di-ie!
(Matters evermore - we're all so bless'd!)
That'll be the day that we all die!
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