Tim Hawkins On Overly Long Songs

Whenever I feel physically, emotionally, and/or spiritually drained, good comedy really helps lift my spirits. I felt that way last night, and I was searching for some Tim Hawkins clips I’d never seen before. Among many others, I came up with this, in which he abridges some classic (but lengthy) songs—specifically, into a single verse apiece:

He should do this with “American Pie,” or anything by Johnny Cash or Bob Dylan… come to think of it, most folk or Western ballads could probably use the Tim Hawkins treatment. And there may be a few southern gospel songs that could use trimming too… Any other suggestions? 🙂


11 thoughts on “Tim Hawkins On Overly Long Songs

      1. Oh goodie! All two of us should form a club or something. 🙂

        I’ve always thought the Cathedrals’ “I Want to See Jesus” was an underrated but vastly superior song along similar lines. Maybe it doesn’t hurt that I much prefer Ernie Haase’s voice to Michael English’s.

    1. You’re welcome! And it just now occurred to me that there are a lot of related Tim Hawkins videos that are showing up there at the end, so you may have gotten more belly laughs than you bargained for when you clicked “play” on this one video. 🙂

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