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What a TV Show - Parody of "We Can Work it Out"

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What a TV Show - Parody of "We Can Work it Out"

I've recorded the song, which you can hear here:

I did vocals and guitar - Sung to the tune of "We Can Work it Out" 


What a TV Show

American Idol
There’s so many loonies seeking fortune 
and fame
But I’m suicidal
Paula Abdul’s gone and Ellen’s just not the same

What a tv show!
What a tv show!

Some of them have talent
Many more are fruitcakes who love to screech 
and howl
Oh so brave and gallant
‘Til they’re subjected to the snide remarks of 
Simon Cowell

What a tv show!
What a tv show!

For every Clay Aiken, 10,000 Sanjayas
Are making an awful sound
You’re much mistaken if your burning desire’s
To hear Larry sing “Pants on the Ground”

Can I find a reason
To withstand my co-workers gentle rebukes 
Yet every season
I tune in for more zany crazy tone deaf kooks

What a tv show!
What a tv show!

For every Fantasia, 10,000 William Hungs
Eagerly wait in the wings
They’ll amaze ya, these delusional throngs
Tell me why do we enjoy such things? 

American Idol
There’s a bunch of loonies seeking fortune 
and fame
Think I need a Midol
Good or bad, next year we won’t remember their names

What a tv show!
What a tv show!


For John Heck's "Beatlemania" Contest - The Beatles "We Can Work it Out"

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 10:03:00 AM
    An awesome 6 Corinne, Congratulations, Good job. Sincere, Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 9:45:00 AM
    Congratulations Corinne, You did it well! Your BEATLEMANIA SING-ALONG poem is among the winners in the contest Sponsored by: John Heck! I tried your link so I could hear the tune playing and you sining...It came up as an invalid url??? Anyway, your poem is funny. SMILES… Dane Ann

  1. Date: 2/11/2010 3:01:00 PM
    Corrine, many congratulations on your success in John's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 2/8/2010 11:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in John's contest Corinne. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/6/2010 3:37:00 PM
    VEry good!! I love watching that idiot show too! Great parody and congrats! andrea

  1. Date: 2/6/2010 1:13:00 PM
    Congratulations, Corinne!!! I tried to download your recording, but the web page said it had been removed. I'll try again, but you did a great job here! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 2/6/2010 12:48:00 PM
    Congrats Corinne on your winning poem in the Beatlemania contest.. a wonderful write and a fantastic win.. luv.. and thankxxx for your special comments on my poetry...luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 2/6/2010 11:16:00 AM
    Congratulations, Corinne! I just downloaded the song....I'm impressed! You're so talented! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 4:46:00 AM
    I say from the poetry I am reading this morning it seems it was an inspiring weekend for all. Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry with us Corinne. Wishing you the best in the contest. Love, Carol