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There is Nothing Like a Flame

Parody Lyrics to “Nothing Like a Dame” by Rogers & Hammerstein We got moonlight on the land, But it’s very hard to see, We got cats with teeth like sabres Which will jump you from a tree, We got knives … Continue reading

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The Milk Fun

a parody of The Bilk Run by Leslie Fish There ain’t no seed, can’t be sowed, There ain’t no grass that can’t be mowed, Ain’t no cow that can’t be milked, And there ain’t no song that can’t be filked … Continue reading

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Bob and Alice

by Daniel Kelly   C           G            C Bob’s got a message for Alice,            F                    C But he’s more than a little concerned, F               G      C   F For he did Cryptography 101 and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mire

(a Parody of Ring of Fire) Cacao is a magic thing And it makes our taste buds sing Driving Wild Desire I Fell Into A Chocolate Mire I Fell Into A swirling Chocolate Mire, I Went Down, Down, Down As … Continue reading

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God Made Cats

by Daniel Kelly – 2022         G       C      G On the six days of creation, D                 G God made all the things,       G       C      G The planets and the water        D7 The trees and birds with … Continue reading

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Building Bridges

Written for the Filk Ontario Song Contest 2022 C Now I’ve been writing songs,        G            C Since I was four or five,         F           C They help me to engage with life,      F            G … Continue reading

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GNU’s Not Unix (v1.2)

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 (Attribution, NonCommercial, ShareAlike) by Daniel Kelly – 2022   C        G    C Well GNU’s Not Unix, F               C What is Unix? You may ask, F               C It’s a Computer Operating System, F               G From the distant … Continue reading

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Diprotodon Blues

to Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’    Once upon a time, I was super-sized There was nothing in the bush my teeth could not incise I spent so many days,  just knocking down the trees I sniffed the breeze And … Continue reading

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Save the Whales (Screw the Manatees)

By Daniel Kelly – 2022 (to the tune of the Battle Hymn of the Republic) I turned the television on just the other day, the scientists are saying climate change is here to stay, If we can’t reduce emissions there’s … Continue reading

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Ballad of the Dark Crystal

By Daniel Kelly – 2021 (except the prophesy from Dark Crystal) – Capo 4       Em        G      D      C When single shines the triple sun, what was sundered and undone Em                   D   shall be whole, shall … Continue reading

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What is Art?

by Daniel Kelly – 2021 C                    G What is Art, what is art?              F            C Here’s an argument I’ll start, G Must it always be original, F                  C Created from the heart? F                   G Can I buy it from … Continue reading

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Outside of a Small Circle of (Facebook) Friends

a parody of the Phil Ochs song Look inside that window, there’s a newbie being flamed They’ve dragged him to the FAQ and now the mod’s being blamed Maybe we should call the admin and try to stop the pain … Continue reading

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Phallus in the Sky with Bezos

Parody to the tune of ‘She’ll be coming around the mountain’                                           When you ride the giant penis in the sky, When you ride the giant penis in the sky, You’ll be near halfway to Venus, Though the cost is … Continue reading

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Speeding Down to Mos Eisley

A Filk by Daniel Kelly, to the tune of ‘Ol’ Maui’ – May 4 2021 It’s a damn tough life full of sand and strife We live on Tatooine. And we don’t give a damn when the day is done … Continue reading

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Is There Flight On Mars?

A Parody Mashup of Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds and David Bowie’s Life on Mars. Cm G7 G7 Cm x 2      Bb                    Cm         The chances of anything flying on Mars,            G#              Cm were a milion … Continue reading

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The Muon Wobble

by Daniel Kelly – 2021 G7            C         G       C         F                  C There’s a gap in your standard model, something there that you can’t see     F                 C             G          G7      C It isn’t a quark or neutrino, now … Continue reading

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R2’s Song

A Parody on Taylor Swift’s ‘Our Song’ I was riding shotgun with my bolts undone in the front seat of his speeder He’s got one-hand on his light sabre, The other on my beeper I look around, turn the scanner … Continue reading

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I Wish I Was a Gryffindor

By Daniel Kelly – 2021 – to the shanty, Sammy’s Gone Away Oh Harry’s gone to Hogwarts to be a Gryffindor, Harry’s gone away to be a Gryffindor, Yes Harry’s gone to Hogwarts to be a Gryffindor, Harry’s gone away … Continue reading

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Niffler

By Daniel Kelly – 2021, to ‘Leave Her Johnny’ With big long snout and a coat of black, Niffler Harry Niffler, Niffler. He’ll steal your gold and won’t give it back Better watch out for the Niffler. Niffler Harry Niffler, … Continue reading

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Hermione

Parody by Daniel Kelly – 2021 – to the tune of ‘Rolling Down to Old Maui’ It’s a damn tough life full of toil and strife we Gryffindors undergo, We don’t give a damn when the term is done how … Continue reading

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