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Song Parodies -> "Rum They Told Me"

Original Song Title:

"The Little Drummer Boy"

Original Performer:

Traditional

Parody Song Title:

"Rum They Told Me"

Parody Written by:

Tim Mayfield

The Lyrics

Rum they told me
Was good for my tum
And so I drank all night
Was yummy, yum yum
But now I don't feel right
Feel numby, numb numb
And I just lost the fight
The food in my tum
Decided to run
Over my tongue
So now I think that
Was dummy, dumb dumb
Drinking that rum

Perhaps maybe
I won't have that rum
It seems to affect you
When I'm drinking rum
You start to grow some wings
When I've had me some
A sweet angelic thing
From Heaven you've come
That's where you're from
When I've had some rum

Shall I pour for you
More of my rum
On my tongue

Liver's spotted
From drinking this rum
My talk can't speech like mine
When I'm on the rum
My brain is numb and dim
When toxin'd with rum
I cease my quest for gin
When greeted with rum
Sometimes my gum
Colors the rum

Earned a bile degree
From justing drink rum
Drink justing rum

Drinking just rum

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Pacing: 4.8
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Overall Rating: 4.8

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Yellowbeard - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Yaarr, I'll keel-haul the scurvy maggot who gave you a 423. No one gives bad marks to rum!
Ann Hammond - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
he he
Agrimorfee - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
This Rum Tum Tugger is quite curious, cat! ;) Made me giggle. 555
alvin - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
sings itself...funny as hell too...great job on this one
Meriadoc - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Loved the bottle shape and the dyslexia at the end... D-:
LadyRumCake - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Hey there Captain Morgan, could you share your bottle?
Johnny Pyro - August 11, 2008 - Report this comment
As a devout rum drinker I give you 5 stars. Pure genius.
Tim Mayfield - August 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks Yellowbeard, Ann, Agrimorfee, alvin, Meriadoc, LadyRumCake, and Johnny.
Below Average Dave - August 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I know someone who's drinking tonight ;) This 'traditional' song is one I am very familiar with, so I could rate this one without going on a hunt for TOS, good job
Tim Mayfield - August 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks BADave. I do tend to write parodies against partially obscure stuff, but that's not entirely a bad thing. :-)

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