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The Hobbit 1.5, a parody of David Bowie "Ziggy Stardust"

Grey Havens

Sep 22 2011, 2:56am

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At first I was going to post this during the Party but then I realized, the actual 74th anniversary is today. So I thought I'd post it now.

Because it didn't quite manage to cover the entire the plot, I decided to call this song parody . . .


(to the tune of David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtuXJBjtS8g)

Hardly strayed afar,
Home was good, but when the wizard
Offered Bilbo a part:
A burglar’s slick hand,
Steal treasure once ours,
Became our fourteenth man,
Then we were Thorin’s band.

Really hit a snag,
Screwed up plans sent him down there to
Meet some Stoor with a plan,
Had to beat him at rhyming,
Found a ring with his hand,
Out of the frying pan
Into the fire again.

Then there were the Spiders,
And the Elves tried to make us talk.
Only Bilbo to guide us,
So we bitched about the vats
And would we drown in our hats?

Bilbo stalled for time,
Jiving Smaug to see his booboo,
A flaw in his chest, else was the best,
A gem-studded vest.
It took a thrush to mark,
but Smaug burned the town to char.

Heeding thrush-words in ear folds,
Shooting his black arrow through that flaw,
Lake-town’s archer messiah.
When he’d finally killed the worm
We had to work out the terms . . . .

Oh yeah
Bilbo pla-a-a-ayed his pa-a-a-art!

* * *
Happy 74th birthday, publication of The Hobbit!

Thank you Professor Tolkien (and apologies, Mr. Bowie)!

"That doesn't make much sense to me. But then again, you are quite small. Perhaps you're right."

Subject User Time
The Hobbit 1.5, a parody of David Bowie "Ziggy Stardust" Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Sep 22 2011, 2:56am
    *lights bic* Woohoo!!! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Sep 22 2011, 10:19am
    *applause* Excellent! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Sep 22 2011, 4:34pm
        thank you! and now that you mention it, Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Sep 22 2011, 5:10pm
    Thanks for the link Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Jul 20 2012, 1:07am
        Sure thing! Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Aug 4 2012, 12:55pm


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