Treasure Island

Ramona Thompson


Purple Pain-A Parody


Inspired by Barny the purple dinosaur

Parody of Prince's song Purple Rain


Purple pain
You were always meant I know
To cause me sorrow
You were always meant I know
To make me wanna bleed my own blood and gouge out my eyes
You were always meant I know
To cause me pain
Now all I ever want
Since I saw you on my tv screen is for you
You damm purple pain to drown
In the purple rain


Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain


I only want to see you drowning in the purple rain
Oh you damm purple pain


I never wanted my kids to love you
I only thought of you as some kind of fiend
Barney, I could never stand you for another minute
So my television now I must turn off
Even through I know it would make my babies cry
It's such a shame that your lifetime has't come to a end
Oh, oh yes it is


Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain


I only wanted to see you drown
You damm purple pain
In the purple rain
Oh yes it's true
Purple pain
In the purple rain


Honey, you must know
You must know
The channel I'm a changin'
It's time we all tune in to something new
That means not you
You say you could be a rating's leader
But your agent just can't seem to speak his mind
At the right time
I think you had better fire him
And let me drown you
You damm purple pain
In the purple rain


Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain
Purple pain


If you know who I'm singing about up here
C'mon raise your remote


Purple pain
Purple pain


I only want to see you
See you drown
Oh yeah, drown
You purple pain
In the purple rain


2007 Ramona Thompson

Submitted: Monday, February 12, 2007
Edited: Thursday, January 13, 2011

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  • Ashley Phillips (3/14/2008 6:30:00 PM)

    I think that you should have watched Barney because you spelled some of them words wrong and if you did watch Barney you would not had been writing down some of them words that you did. (thats what I think) (Report) Reply

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