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GUEST,TJ in San Diego Christmas parodies II (54* d) RE: Christmas parodies 18 Dec 09


I' sorry - I just had to.....

Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
By Randy Brooks
Sung by Elmo & Patsy Shropshire
Elmo was actually a veterinarian in northern California, so I'm told. He and his ex-wife, Patsy, did a number of novelty tunes, of which this is, by far, the most famous (or infamous):

CH: Grandma got run over by a reindeer
    walkin' home from our house Christmas eve.
    You can say there's no such thing as Santa.
    But as for me and Grandpa, we believe.

She'd been drinkin' too much egg nog.
And we'd begged her not to go.
But she'd forgot her medication,
and she staggered out the door into the snow.

When we found her Christmas mornin,'
at the scene of the attack.
She had hoof prints on her forehead,
And incriminatin' Claus marks on her back.

CH: Grandma got run over by a reindeer,
    walkin' home from our house Christmas eve.
    You can say there's no such thing as Santa,
    but as for me and Grandpa, we believe.

Now were all so proud of Grandpa.
He's been takin' this so well.
See him in there watchin' football,
drinkin' beer and playin' cards with cousin Belle.

It's not Christmas without Grandma.
All the family dressed in black.
And we just can't help but wonder:
Should we open up her gifts or send them back?
(Send them back)

CH: Grandma got run over by a reindeer,
    walkin' home from our house Christmas eve.
    You can say there's no such thing as Santa,
    But as for me and Grandpa, we believe.

Now the goose is on the table.
And the pudding made of fig.
And a blue and silver candle,
that would just have matched the hair in Grandma's wig.

I've warned all my friends and neighbors.
"Better watch out for yourselves."
They should never give a license,
to a man who drives a sleigh and plays with elves.

CH: Grandma got run over by a reindeer,
    walkin' home from our house, Christmas eve.
    You can say there's no such thing as Santa,
    but as for me and Grandpa, we believe.
    (Sing it Grandpa)

CH: (in deep baritone)
    Grandma got run over by a reindeer,
    walkin' home from our house, Christmas eve.
    You can say there's no such thing as Santa,
    but as for me and Grandpa, we believe.

    Merry Christmas


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