Facebook Does Dylan - 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' Lyrics Are Matched To Social Media Profiles

You know those times when you're really bored and you have loads of spare time on your hands, so you trawl the internet, watching weird videos, clicking around on Facebook and laughing at people's profile pics?

Well, Jim Jarmom, Kamran Malik, Woodstock Taylor, and Christophe Gowans have taken things to the next level.

What started out as a "collaborative online game to replicate song lyrics using screenshots of LinkedIn/Facebook profiles" has led them to recreating Bob Dylan's iconic 1965 song "Subterranean Homesick Blues" using people's Facebook names. "Facebook 'sings' Dylan. A punsters' parody" they call it.

It's entirely silly but hilarious too, not to mention the fact a lot of man hours must've gone into making it.

For each lyric they've found a corresponding profile. So for instance the famous opening, "Johnny's in the basement / Mixing up the medicine / I'm on the pavement / Thinking about the government" becomes "Jonny Zinn Debbie Sment / Maxine Hupp Demi Titzer / Hermione Pymont / Vicky Bown Doug Overman."

Like I said, it's ridiculous but if you're the sort of person who loves a pun, you'll be smirking your way through the whole thing. At least twice. Then share it with your friends. And watch it again.

It's not the only one they've done either. Previous attempts have seen "Twittering Heights" which uses Twitter names to pun its way through Kate Bush's "Wuthering Heights."

And "Soc.Media Rhapsody" which uses LinkedIn for Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" (the Dan Dunn bit is particularly amusing.)