Pasadena Public Library Announces Song Parody Contest

Published : Friday, June 5, 2015 | 1:58 PM

As part of Pasadena Public Library Read to the Rhythm Teen Summer Reading Challenge, the Library presents the Song Parody Contest.

Contest participants create a parody to an existing song. Extra points if it’s about a book! Must be lyrics to an existing song. Contest is open to teens entering grades 7-12.

Here’s how:
• Title of original song
• Type out your new lyrics and new title
• Your song must be at least one stanza and one chorus
• Send your entry to Jane Gov with “Song Parody Contest” in the subject line. Include your name, phone number, and grade you’ll be entering this fall.

View some examples on YouTube:

• Dark Lord Funk, Harry Potter Parody of Uptown Funk:
• All About the Books, No Trouble, library parody of All About the Bass:

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