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You're So Vain, Part II

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  • #61
    I too bow before you! Those are great. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]
    "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry


    • #62
      Thank you Portia! I must, of course, thank you, DMK, HSM, and VTRider for being my inspiration! All the parodies are excellent!


      • #63
        AAJumper--I am VERY impressed--suprised anyone took the "challenge"....I am bowing with Portia...

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        • #64
          Kellybird, I didn't realize until I was halfway into it, how long the Hotel California song is!!!!


          • #65
            I'm going to try my best to do this. Sung to the tune of Tomorrow from Annie.

            I'll win that class tomorrow
            Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow, I will pin
            I'm thinkin' about tomorrow
            When I'll nail all eight jumps
            And each lead change
            Til I win

            When I'm stuck a horse
            That's tired and lazy
            I just stick in my spurs
            And curse and pray

            The judge will pick me tomorrow
            So I gotta ride hard til tomorrow Then I'll say

            Tomorrow! Tomorrow!
            I'll win first tomorrow
            It's always a class away!


            • #66
              Clap clap clap Good job MissD!!!


              • #67
                This is just too much fun [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                • #68
                  Another great one!

                  Somebody has to save this thread and we can have our own COTH BB Songbook!
                  "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry


                  • #69
                    Sorry to chime in so late but am only sporadically online...these are phenomenal parodies [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif[/img] So where is Part 1?? And where were you all in the Janis Joplin/haiku days??? Although the latter cannot hold a candle to the bright flame of your collective creativity... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]
                    Tinwhistle Farm


                    • #70
                      LOL - I heard Satisfaction on my way to the barn yesterday and I had to sing my verses instead of Mick's [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                      • #71
                        Here is the origninal thread:

                        You're So Vain Part I

                        Ok, now we need some new material folks - any ideas?


                        • #72
                          With apologies to Shania Twain - You're
                          Still the Spot I Run To ;-)

                          Looks like we made it
                          Look how far we left my horsie.
                          We mighta took the long spot
                          We knew we'd get there somehow (or not)

                          They said, I'll bet they cannot make it
                          But just look at us rolling along
                          Leaving out strides, why's he getting strong?

                          It's still the spot I run to
                          The one I wanna lean to
                          It's the spot that makes my trainer cry

                          It's still the run that I do
                          Jumping off one leg - whoo hoo!
                          I'm glad my helmet is approved.

                          Ain't nothing better
                          Than nice sturdy English leather
                          My trainer says I do not listen
                          That is why I am still missing

                          They said, I bet they cannot make it
                          But just look at us moving along
                          Can't feel my arms, he's getting strong

                          <sappy bridge music, overlayed with the
                          sounds of shrieking, profanity and finally
                          an exasperated trainer grumbling
                          "That was terrible!">

                          So glad we made it.
                          Damned long to the last oxer my horsie.

                          Big pat to the all the long-suffering amateur horses...

                          Sue L
                          "Horsemanship is not merely a matter of bodily skills, but is based on scholarship and, therefore, is a matter of the mind and intellect." Charles de Kunffy



                          • #73
                            Oh, I'm laughing, Sue L! LOLOLOL [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                            Here's another one that was posted on the Alice Made Me Do It thread, but it really belongs here in our growing song collection. It is the first one written by a horse to a horse. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                            By The Arch Man:

                            Ja, I'm the Renaissance Horse - jumper, scooter, bucker, lyricist
                            In honour of my beloved, Alice, I have adapted Jimi Henrix's "Foxy Lady". I know the song only because mein mutter plays it, very loudly, when speeding on dirt roads to HITS.

                            Foxy Alice
                            You know you are a cute little butt breaker
                            Foxy yeah,
                            And you know you are a sweet little fohlen maker

                            I wanna take you in my paddock, yeah
                            I won't do you no harm cause I'm a geld-a
                            You've got to be all mein, all mein
                            ooh Foxy Alice
                            Foxy, Foxy

                            Now-a I see you trot into the show ring
                            oh Foxy
                            You make me wanna rear and-a neigh
                            Foxy, oh baby prick your ear forward now
                            I've made up my mind my marish fraulein,
                            I'm tired of wasting all my precious time
                            You've got to be all mine, all mine

                            ooh, Foxy Alice
                            Ooh, Foxy Alice, neigh, neigh
                            You trot so good, Foxy
                            oh yeah Foxy
                            yeah, give us some oats, Foxy
                            Foxy Alice
                            Foxy Alice
                            Foxy Alice
                            "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry


                            • #74
                              The people I work with are Positive I've lost my mind..they don't understand what causes the little shrieks of laughter & tears while quitely reading my computer...Since they are all non-horsey , trying to explain only gets me snide side-ways glances..I definatley don' t care..You all crack me up SO much [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                              • #75
                                Nasty (Mares)

                                Gimme a lead!

                                Trottin' in the warmup ring
                                Thinkin� nasty thoughts
                                A tail that swishes back and forth
                                Oh you turn me off
                                That's right, let me tell you

                                Nasty, nasty mares don't change their lead
                                Oh, you nasty mares
                                Nasty, nasty mares don't ever change
                                Oh, you nasty mares

                                I don't like no nasty mare
                                I don't like those nasty bucks, ooh neigh
                                The only nasty thing I like is the nasty crop
                                Will this one do?
                                A-ha, I know


                                Nasty, nasty mares don't change their lead
                                Oh, you nasty mares
                                Nasty, nasty mares don't ever change
                                Oh, you nasty mares

                                Nasty, nasty mares, give me your nasty buck
                                Oh, you nasty mares
                                Nasty, nasty mares, let me see your nasty ears pin
                                Oh, you nasty mares

                                I can learn to sit to this
                                Sit up!

                                I'm not a hunter (no)
                                I just want some impulsion (That's right)
                                So close the legs if you want me to respond
                                'Cause Chestnut is my middle name
                                But my last name is Mare
                                No, my first name ain't Regumate
                                It's Bute
                                Miss Bute, when I'm nasty

                                Nasty, nasty mares don't change their lead
                                Oh, you nasty mares
                                Nasty, nasty mares don't ever change
                                Oh, you nasty mares

                                Nasty mares don't change their leads
                                Oh, you nasty mares don't change their leads
                                Nasty, don't listen to the leg
                                Ohn you nasty mares

                                I love this part

                                Who's that pickin� to the jump? (Nasty mares!)
                                Who's that in that nasty bit? (Nasty mares!)
                                Who's that eatin� that nasty jump? (Nasty mares!)
                                Who's that jammin� on the brakes? (Nasty mares!)

                                Riders, nasty mares
                                Don't change their lead
                                Oh, you nasty mares


                                • #76
                                  ROTFLMAO Heidi!!!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                                  • #77
                                    Thanks AAJumper! It's not half as good, though, as your Eagles tribute. "HITS Show California" was our morning guffaw! It's brilliantly funny! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                                    • #78
                                      Thanks Heidi! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                      And now, from the Rocky Mountain Warmblood Collection, tribute to John Denver....Leaving From the Long Spot (to the tune of Leaving on a Jet Plane)

                                      All my tack is on
                                      I'm ready to go
                                      I'm standing here in the grooming stall
                                      I've lunged so many circles I could cry
                                      But the dawn is breaking
                                      It's early morn
                                      The judge is waiting
                                      Blowin' the horn
                                      Already I'm so nervous I could shy

                                      So pat me and give to me
                                      Tell me you won't pull on me
                                      Don't hold me like you'll never let me go
                                      'Cause I'm leavin' from the long spot
                                      Don't know when I'll touch down again
                                      Oh babe, I hate to chip

                                      There's so many times I've let you down
                                      So many times I've played around
                                      I'll tell you now I promise not to buck
                                      Every change of lead, I change for you
                                      Every course I jump I'll jump for you
                                      When we're done they'll bring your winning blue


                                      Now the time has come to leave you
                                      Hold on tight and just don't snag me
                                      Close your eyes, I'll be on my way
                                      Dream about the days to come
                                      When I won't find the spot alone
                                      About the time, I won't have to say


                                      [This message was edited by AAJumper on Mar. 24, 2001 at 11:29 PM.]


                                      • #79
                                        I am in absolute awe of the raw talent of my fellow BB'ers! Truly! Please continue!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
                                        \"Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and, once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed.\" -- Ralph Waldo E


                                        • #80
                                          Thought I would bump it up for some of the newbies to read [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
                                          Starman Babies