Parting is such sweet sorrow.
A DAY IN THE EXODUS
Parody of The Beatles' "A Day in the Life"
Lyrics by M. Spaff Sumsion
PERFORMED BY RICK CORMIER
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I led the Jews today, oh boy
Up to this mount - I think it's "Cyanide"
And oh the Jews were rather bad
But I just raised my staff
And smashed their golden calf
It blew my mind, that hand of God
I never knew he wore a pinkie ring
The crowd was read his new Top Ten
They sure complained a lot
Nobody was really sure if they'd obey one Thou Shalt Not
I saw a plague today, oh boy
The Egypt army, smacked with bugs and frogs
The cows and people puked all day
But I just held my nose
Said: Yo Pha-ra-oh
Dude let my
[An awesome sonic crescendo orchestrates the even awesomer parting of the Red Sea.]
[Then an alarm clock jars Moses into this flashback:]
Got near erased
Rode the Nile - a basket case
Found by Pharaoh's daughter, what a shock
I learned to walk
Like an Egyp-ti-an
I was Prince, but whacked a creep
Jumped my bail, moved in with sheep
Stayed for forty years there, holy smoke
A burning bush spoke
And I thought I'd gone insane:
Free the SLA-a-a-aves..."
MEANWHILE, BACK AT CAMP...
I led the Jews today - oy vey -
Right through a hole; the Red Sea disappeared
The armies came and it refilled
We'll test their swimming skill
Best of all, the lot was caught on tape by Cecil B. DeMille
I'd love to
[The parting of the Red Sea is such a crowd pleaser that the scene is repeated here. (No, it's not parted twice in the Bible, but this is Hollywood.) At the peak of the sea-parting crescendo, the water walls fall in on the Egyptian army to the sound of a final, sustained chord.]
[And there is much rejoicing.]
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