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Mad Magazine parodies

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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Jeff
Date: 05 Oct 08 - 02:43 AM

There're only a few I can recall: One was sung to the tune of 'Deck The Halls...it was about Halloween pranks.

Wreck the walls and fences golly
Fa la la la la la la la la
Isn't trick or treating jolly?
fa la la la la la la la la
Ring that doorbell, slash that tire
Fa la la la la la la la la
Trip that old man witha wire
Fa la la la la la la la la...

Fouth of July: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Boom! the cherry bombs explode
blowing potholes in the rode
One went off by Irving's Mama
Now Irving's mama's in a coma...

April 15th(Income tax day)It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

They come on April 15th dear
to take away our gold...

That's all I can remember. The magazines belonged to my older brother and if he caught me w/one of them I'd get a sound thrashing...that is until I reached puberty and things began to even out a bit...


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Volgadon
Date: 05 Oct 08 - 02:51 AM

Does anyone remember the Fiddler on the Roof parody?


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: clueless don
Date: 07 Oct 08 - 08:32 AM

GUEST,Jeff, I don't remember all of "April 15th(Income tax day)It Came Upon A Midnight Clear", but I believe it ends with

Oh Income Tax
you break our backs
the government takes all!
A thief of any other kind
would never have such gall.

Don


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,bioray1
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 04:17 PM

I have been trying to get "The Spaniel" for several years. All I can remember is Quoth the spaniel, "Buy a Ford". I contend that it was the best parody of all time!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 09:58 PM

Remember the little comments printed sideways in the margins of the Mad Paperbacks?

Deutschland Uber Alles Alice got run over by a volkswagon


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 10:57 PM

Wreck the walls and fences golly
Fa la la la la la la la la
Isn't trick or treating jolly?
fa la la la la la la la la
Ring that doorbell, slash that tire
Fa la la la la la la la la
Trip that old man with a wire
Fa la la la la la la la la.


Dressed in sheets and odd apparel,
Fa...
Can't tell John from Max or Carol.
Fa...
Which is good, 'cause no one else can
Fa...
Just like grown-ups play Ku Klux Klan.
Fa...

I'll remember the New Year's Eve Carol in few minutes..days...weeks.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 11:07 PM

My father he was a moonshine man
A regular sort of feller
He kept Ma plastered for forty years
With the still he ran in the cellar.

I remember the folks who sampled his stuff
The glassy looks on their faces
One day our spaniel inhaled the fumes
And dropped dead at twenty paces.

Us boys we got in the moonshine game
And gave the business new birth.
The oldest is now at Alcatraz,
The youngest at Leavenworth.

But they never caught my father though
And they no longer raid his place:
The revenooers now buy his stuff
For use at a missile base.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 11:13 PM

Anyone remember the Mad Christmas carol parodies? There was one about watching out for holiday drunks called Sodden Clods are Coming to Town. I have no idea what the words were.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 11:15 PM

A New Year's Eve Carol

Well you'd better watch out
You'd better not try
Traveling about, I'm telling you why:
Sodden clods are painting
The town.

They're wrecking the bars,
They're starting street fights,
They're having one of their naughtiest nights
Sodden clods are painting
The town.

Blithe New Year's drivers pickled
In alcoholic brine
Will gaily bounce off walls and trees
To strains of "Auld Lang Syne."

So you'd better stay home
And drink your own rye,
You're crazy to roam
It's obvious why:
Sodden clods are painting
The town.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Oct 08 - 11:16 PM

Hey! Two minutes! Now that's fast answering, dude!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 16 Oct 08 - 09:06 AM

Thanks, Rapaire! I've had bits of the moonshiner one bouncing off the interior of my brain for years -- didn't have enough of it to even collate a question about it.

Linn


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 04:46 PM

Another bit, don't know what the source (other than Mad circa 1960-64) --

In the drink he should have went
Neatly cased in wet cement.

and

The gang he squealed on had the urge
To sing and strum his funeral dirge.

Linn


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,TJ in San Diego
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 05:00 PM

On the outside of my office, on the common bulletin board and beautifully framed, resides a portrait of the ineffable Alfred E. Neumann in all his manifest glory. Under his picture, in the spirit of current events, is the usual slogan: "What? Me Worry?"

Having grown up with the rascal, I should have memorialized this singular symbol in song, but never did. Thanks to those who had the foresight to recognize this "gentleman's?" contributions to our culture.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 05:03 PM

Here's to you, little man,
Barefoot boy with cheeks of tan
The gang you squealed on has the urge
To sing and strum your funeral dirge.
In the drink you should have went
Neatly cased in wet cement.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 17 Oct 08 - 11:33 PM

Rapaire, I'm in awe. If that mind could only have been harnessed for the good of mankind!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Oct 08 - 07:57 AM

Yeah, well, you oughta life with it.

Now, where's my keys...er, glasses...er, pants....


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Rapparee
Date: 18 Oct 08 - 08:00 AM

Sorry, I just remembered two lines to the previous poem. They belong just before the last two line I typed -- in the middle, so to speak:

Here's to you, little man,
Barefoot boy with cheeks of tan
The gang you squealed on has the urge
To sing and strum your funeral dirge.

Delinquency can be a blight
When clods like you don't do it right.
In the drink you should have went
Neatly cased in wet cement.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Little Hawk
Date: 18 Oct 08 - 08:54 AM

There was one they did which was a musical with a whole bunch of popular newspaper and comic characters in it, all of whom got to do a song.

Tarzan's was "The Girl That I Marry" and it went like this...

The girl that I marry will have to be
As light on her feet as a chimpanzee
The girl with whom I'll romp
Will swing through the jungle and smell like a swamp
A bone of white ivory will grace her nose
She'll spring like a panther when I propose
'Stead of sighin', she'll be cryin'
With the roar of a half-crazy lion
Athletic and hairy the girl that I marry must be

******

Dagwood Bumstead's was "Old Man Dithers"

Oh, Old Man Dithers
That Old Man Dithers
He just keeps screamin'
He keeps on steamin'
Yeah, Old Man Dithers
He just keeps screamin' all day...

I get no Blue Cross
No paid up pension
A raise I'm needin'
But don't dare mention
Cos Old Man Dithers
He'd only lower my pay!

Look at me...
It's just a crime...
No vacation...
Or overtime...
Nine till five...
Like a slob...
Be a minute late and I'd lose my job...

I feel I'm fadin'
It's gettin' hazy
Goodbye to Blondie!
Goodbye to Daisy!
And Old Man Dithers can keep on screamin' all day....


Dagwood tragically sings the above song and then expires, having been accidentally shot a minute earlier by Dick Tracy who is in pursuit of criminals at the time and shoots Dagwood because...why? Because Dick Tracy has incredibly lousy aim! He NEVER succeeds in hitting the person he's aiming at, but always shoots some innocent bystander instead. Oh, the shame of it!

Looking down at Dagwood's pathetic dead body, Tracy begins to weep. Whoever is with him (Tarzan, I think...) asks Tracy if he is weeping in remorse for having killed Dagwood. Tracy says, "No, I just got some smoke in my eyes." And then he sings this song:

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

They...ask me why I sob
Killing some poor slob....
I, of course, reply,
"When the bullets fly, something makes me cry."
True...I am just a heel...sorrow I don't feel....
Shooting the wrong guy
Didn't make me cry
Smoke got in my eyes

And that's all I remember. Danged if I can recall what the point of the overall story was...but it had some really cool songs in it.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,bobbie
Date: 26 Oct 08 - 10:05 PM

what year and month was south chicago


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Oct 08 - 10:35 PM

Hey that's from April of 63. I just got the Mad issues dvd what fun. I think it's fun and then remember that the contexts are time specific and wonder if all of it would translate to those who don't remember these days. What a way to review History.
    Please note that anonymous posting is no longer allowed at Mudcat. Use a consistent name [in the 'from' box] when you post, or your messages risk being deleted.
    Thanks.
    -Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Cluin
Date: 26 Oct 08 - 10:57 PM

To the tune of America the Beautiful:

Oh cancerous, for smoggy skies, for pesticidal grain
Irritated mountains rise above an asphalt plain
America, America, thy sins shall be thy doom
Monoxide clouds shall be thy shrouds, thy cities be thy tomb



Still, Fester Bestertester is alive and well and living in Peru.

Or was it Argentina?


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Tom
Date: 31 Oct 08 - 11:56 PM

The one I remember is "I've Got To Stop Smoking" sung to the tune of "On Top Of Old Smoky"


I've got to stop smoking
My doctor has said
Or else when I'm seven
I'm sure to be dead

Cigarettes can cause cancer
But that makes no sense
I've got to stop stealing
My dear daddy's Kents

Now here in the sixties
When going with chicks
Cigarettes can give status
To a boy who is six

But I must live clean now
At six life is ripe
Cigarettes I will give up
And switch to a pipe


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,YAFI
Date: 08 Nov 08 - 09:43 PM

Service song parodies:

The GM workers song, (Marines)

From the gaudy grill of Cadillac
To the fins of Chevrolet.
We will push GMs new models
And ,make obselence pay

So the heck with Ford and Crysler boys
And to sports cars from afar
We won't stop till every family
Owns a brand new GM car

--------------------------------------
The Dentists Anthem (Air Force)


Off we go into that wild mouth yonder
Looking for molars to fill
There's a tooth waiting to feel our thunder
At em boys give it the drill rat-a-tat-tat

We dislike cavities left untreated
Teeth look bad, full of decay
So when were in doubt we just pull em out
O nothing can stip a dentist to day

-----------------------------------------
Teamsters (Army)


On the street,
On the road,
We won't carry a full load
As the teamsters go rolling along

Make em pass
On the right
Keep your union card in sight
As the teamsters go rolling along

And its hi hi hey, when we want a raise in pay
We shout out our grevience loud an strong
And where ere you go, you will alway know
That the teamsters stopped rolling along

---------------------------------------

Trash Cans Away (Navy) has already been posted, I don't remember the Coast Guard parody


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Geordie-Peorgie
Date: 09 Nov 08 - 06:20 PM

Aah remember one where they wrote a 'hospital story' to the tunes of 'Oklahoma'

The tune is 'Oh what a beautiful morning'

There's a big yellow cist on his elbow
There's a big yellow cist on his elbow
da da da da da etc etc

Chorus (after the patient snuffs it)
Oh what a bad operation
Watch how the law suits roll in (or something like that

I loved MAD magazine (and still do in small doses) but I think I just got tired after about eight years


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Pardette80
Date: 14 Nov 08 - 03:58 PM

Anyone remember the show-tunes parodies? I remember one to the tune of "There's No Business Like Show Business," but all I can think of is the first line. Can anyone help?

"There's no stories like Poe stories, like no stories I know..."


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Peter
Date: 12 Dec 08 - 07:37 PM

I'm looking for "Junky Wheels," which is sung to the tune of "Jingle Bells." Starts off with the intro:

"Cruzin down the street,
In an over priced new car,
Feeling kind of neat,
It's doing great so far.

Then the engin starts to knock,
The paint is really rust,"

I don't remember the rest.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Peter
Date: 12 Dec 08 - 07:46 PM

OK. Here are two I remember (I think). (I think all three came from the same issue.)

Wrinkle Wrinkle Movie Star (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star):

Wrinkle wrinkle movie star,
Fans don't see you who you are,
On the screen you look so great,
Making male hearts pitter-pate,
But you're really sixty-one,
Wearing make-up by the ton.


Rock N Roll Baby (Rock-a-by Baby):

Rock-n-roll baby,
On the dance floor.

Listen for hours,
And still want some-more.

When the band breaks,
Before they all drop,
Just turn on your radio,
So you won't have to stop.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Haruo
Date: 13 Dec 08 - 04:18 AM

Somehow a parody of Mad Magazine seems just a bit like overkill.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Underdog
Date: 15 Dec 08 - 12:34 AM

There was one I had memorized back in the 60s, but I can only remember the first line. Anybody remember it?



I remember, I remember, the house where I was born.
The little bathroom down the hall where nineteen raced each morn.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,hrobair
Date: 27 Jan 09 - 08:39 PM

Pox upon thee little man
barefoot fink with cheek of tan

The gang you squealed on
has the urge
to sing and strum your funeral dirge

In the drink you should have went
neatly cased in wet cement.

Delinquancy can be a blight
when (finks?) like you don't do it right.

To look at you I hate to think
that I was once a barefoot fink.

I think that's it.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Roger in Baltimore
Date: 28 Jan 09 - 11:54 AM

Bat Goddess,

Found this on the internet. It purports to be the complete version.

Once upon a midnight cautious, while I pondered weak and nauseous,
Over some advertising copy I had wrote for Macy's Store,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a yapping,
As of someone loudly yapping, yapping at my office door.
"'Tis some client there," I muttered, "yapping at my office door -
Only this and nothing more."

Then I felt my terror worsen, for my guest was not a person!
In there stepped a cocker spaniel; naturally I jumped in fear.
Tried to climb an oaken panel, ripping there my new grey flannel;
But the spaniel merely stood there, speaking out with voice so clear -
Speaking out like Jack Lescoulie, in a voice both loud and clear -
Quoth the spaniel- _"Drink Blatz Beer!"_

How I marveled this ungainly dog who did commercials plainly;
How he spoke the message clearly; selling points he underscored.
For I could not help agreeing that no living human being
Ever yet could mouth a slogan without sounding slightly bored -
Quoth the spaniel: _"Buy a Ford!"_

Thus this dog with voice like Murrow made my heavy brow unfurrow;
Thoughts of fortunes I could make now made me shake down to my knees.
But the spaniel set me grieving then by turning tail and leaving.
Naturally, I begged him tarry, crying out, "Stay with me, please!"
Quoth the spaniel, _"Eat Kraft Cheese!"_


Roger in Baltimore


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Peace
Date: 28 Jan 09 - 11:57 AM

Picture me upon your knee,
With tea for two and two for tea,
Just me and you and you and me, alone.

Nobody near us to see or to hear us,
No friends or relations or weekend vacations
Will have to know we have a telephone, dear.

Day will break, you'll awake,
Start to bake a little sugar cake,
For me to take to all the boys to see.

We will raise a family,
A boy for you and a girl for me,
Can't you see how happy we will be!

from a Google of the first line. Lots of 'em on the 'net.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,kiti
Date: 28 Jan 09 - 12:33 PM

"No friends or relations on weekend vacations
We won't let it known , dear, that we own a telephone....dear."

pop song from the '30's or 40's... Tea for Two

Mad reader in the 50's... Me worry? Nah.....


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Subject: RE: Mad Mag parodies " Blue Cross / Blue Skies ??
From: GUEST,rightonjohn
Date: 29 Jan 09 - 01:37 AM

Might anyone have the words to " Blue Cross " , done to the song Blue Skies ? We just saw a special on our public channel and it was great.
It also went to court to the favor of Mad on making parodies .
Thanks for any help .


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,.gargoyle
Date: 29 Jan 09 - 05:19 AM

Appropriate for this coming tax season - to the tune of "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" circa approx 1963.

They come on April 15th dear
To take away our gold.

Tax men are never moved by tears
Nor tales that may be told.

Robin - What great history. This explains the wonderful freedom we American folks enjoy ... some of parodies have rivaled the originals in popular success.

Regarding comic books, Seduction of the Innocent was one of the books exposing the scandleous drawings in pulp media. Its 1954 publication helped bring about legislation. Parade of Pleasure was another book. There is place for trading the comics seductionoftheinnocent.org

We loved "It's a Gas" an early 1960's "paper vinyl magazine insert" with belching sounds.

Sincerely,
Gargoyle


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Donuel
Date: 29 Jan 09 - 07:47 PM

My blue heaven
parodied in "My blue shelter" about a fallout shelter.

Mad sells a dvd of all thier past issues.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,StayatHomeDad
Date: 30 Jan 09 - 06:06 PM

BLUE CROSS
A bad experience with a medical coverage program.

Sung to the tune of: "Blue Skies"

Blue Cross
Had me agree
To a new Blue Cross
Policy!

Blue Cross
Said I would be
Happy that Blue Cross
Covered me!

Then I took a fall,
Leg in a splint;
They said that I
Should read the fine print!

When a very high
Fever I ran,
They told me I
Took out the wrong plan!

That's Blue Cross!
There seems to be
Plenty for Blue Cross!
None for me!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,David Z
Date: 27 Mar 09 - 07:50 PM

"Sing Along with Mad" had a group of songs as sung by historical figures or at historical events. The one I remember best is to be sugn by Leonardo da Vinci, to the tune of "There's No Business Like Show Business":

There's no genius
But no genius
Like my genius, you see

Go to Venice, Naples, Rome or Pisa
You will find nobody half as smart
People really dig my Mona Lisa
They think that she's a
Great work of art

There's no talent
Like my talent
The whole world will agree

I've designed machines in which a man can fly
I've charted planets up in the sky
I can even add, subtract and multiply
Oh gee!
I'm glad I'm me!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,guest
Date: 31 Mar 09 - 10:35 AM

underdog, i have some more lines (but not all):

I remember, I remember the house where I was born
The little bathroom down the hall where 19 raced each morn,
My 13 brothers hated me, my sisters felt the same
Mom never called my down to eat – she didn't know my name
I remember, I remember the walls so pale and white
Would turn a vivid bloody red when mom and dad would fight

--jb


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,guest eric
Date: 07 Apr 09 - 04:29 PM

the one i remember is sung to were off to see the wizard were off to see the guru. that glorius guru og ours. the things hes got is better than pot and full of fantastic powers. if you want to spin like a u.f.o. the guru of ours will make it so we know we know we know we know we know now off in to the wild blue younder we go and thats all i remember


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: DebC
Date: 07 Apr 09 - 09:31 PM

I still can't believe I remember this one:

Sung to the tune of "You're a Grand Ol' Flag"

She's a mean old bag
She's a nasty old bag
And forever she's filled us with hate
But we treat her sweet and kiss her feet
And tell her we think she's great
Let her curse at us
We will not raise a fuss
When she starts in to scream and nag
For we are all counting on what we'll get
From the will of that mean old bag

Debra Cowan


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,REETAH
Date: 18 Apr 09 - 07:09 PM

From an early food parody:

(To the tune of "Oh, What a Beatiful Morning")

There's a bright golden glaze on the eggroll
There's a bright golden glaze on the eggroll
The hot egg foo yung really pleases the tongue
The tea's in the pot and the waiter's named Chung

Oh what a glorious dinner
Oh what great moo goo gai pan
We're having twenty-eight courses
Thanks to the family plan

They give it to the Sound of Music:

Dough- means cash for all of us
'Ray- for musicals like this
Me- a star, so big that by
Far- it really couln't miss
So- insipid is the plot
La-did-da although we know
Te-di-ous it is a lot
It will bring us back much Dough, dough, dough, dough......


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Ding Dong
Date: 01 May 09 - 01:13 AM

Anyone remember the old school lunchroom song, (to the tune of
Off we go, into the wild blue yonder")

Off we go, into the lunchroom yonder,
pushing boys out of the way.
Forward girls! Start moving down the counter.
Grab your grub, fill up your tray
(clankety, clank, clank)

Try the beans, they were prepared last Friday,
and the meat's tough as a mule.
The soup is cold. The bread's got mold, Yeccch!
Anything beats the lunchroom at school.





And there was another in the same series, about
trying to call in sick to school:
(to the tune of "As the Cassons go marching along" or whatever
it's called)

(sorry, don't remember the beginning...

as the fake-out go coughing along

Start to heave, fake a chill...anything so you'll look ill
as the fake-outs go moping along.

For it's high, high hoo
Let's all fake the Asian flu
Call out your symptoms loud and strong (hack, hack)
For we'll feel enthused, when the teacher says "Excused"
When the fake-out go coughing along.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,Nanci Meek
Date: 29 May 09 - 01:23 AM

http://www.geocities.com/imokproductions/groundround.html

Ground Round parody updated

When you eat meat but hate the meat that you've eaten then you've surely got Gound Round
It's so unnerving when they're constantly serving in an eating spot   Ground Round
   It may be called a chopped steak, salisbury or beef patty
    No matter what it's called it's always overcooked and fatty
                What can you do?
    Sound off at your table there and proudly pound on the table
                   Stand up on your chair and shout...

             Ground Round! Why did I have to eat
                Ground Round! Piled on my plate I see
                  Ground Round! Why did I have to eat
                        Ground Round....Ground Round.....
When you eat meat and puke the meat that you've eaten
    then you've surely got
       ECOLI!
   It's so unnerving when the burger they're serving is a little pink
       ECOLI!
    You'll break into a sweat with diarhea kidneys failing
       They'll rush you to emergency and then you'll start your wailing
          What can you do?
       Sound off on your gurney there and loudly pound on the doctor
          stand up on a chair and shout
       Ground Round!   Why did I have to eat
       Ground Round!   Ecoli in the meat
          Ground Round!   Why did I have to eat
             Ground Round!    Ground Round!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,james
Date: 02 Jun 09 - 11:38 PM

Here's how I remember one of "Oh What a Beautiful Morning."

There's a bright golden cyst on his elbow.
There's a bright golden cyst on his elbow.
His throat is as weak as an old dried-up creek
and I think that his kneecap is starting to leak.

And the rest is lost to me. I never memorized it any farther than that.

Long Live MAD


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: clueless don
Date: 03 Jun 09 - 08:20 AM

There was another parody of "Oh What a Beautiful Morning" in MAD's send-up of Oklahoma, titled 007 (Oh-Oh-Seven.) It set the James Bond world to the Oklahoma songs. I only really remember the last line of the chorus, which was something like "I have a jolly good feeling, I will kill someone today!" Or maybe it was "bloody good" instead of "jolly good".

Don


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: kendall
Date: 03 Jun 09 - 09:44 AM

MAD was my favorite magazine when I was a teenager.


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Tug the Cox
Date: 03 Jun 09 - 10:26 AM

Alfred E. Neumann. 'What, me Worry?'


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: Leadfingers
Date: 04 Jun 09 - 06:44 AM

As Haruo said earlier . A Parody of Mad Mag IS Scary !!


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Subject: RE: Mad Magazine parodies
From: GUEST,saferg
Date: 05 Jun 09 - 12:34 PM

I am trying to find the lyrics to "There's a rumble on the next street" It's sung to the tune of "On the sunny side of the street"
I know most of the words but there's one line that escapes me.

It goes: Grab your brass knuckles and bat, wear your new black leather jacket
Your in for a treat
There's a rumble on the next street.

If anyone knows all of the lyrics, please post them. It's been driving me crazy for years.


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