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Song Parodies -> "Death-of-Rally Glum Day"

Original Song Title:

"Pleasant Valley Sunday"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Monkees

Parody Song Title:

"Death-of-Rally Glum Day"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Those loco stock troops in retreat,
All goin' short, none goin' long.
Their charade is piquin' ire. . .
Fools, wastrels, louts, and subprime pawns.

Another death-of-rally glum day,
Shareholds worth less everywhere,
Banking houses now admit their shame:
Bad loans. . .SEC care?

Gray are these days; some pundits say,
Off Boomer-boom rose is the bloom.
Those backs of green, best days they've seen.
The keen: "Recessionary doom!"

Another death-of-rally bummed day. . .
Fearin' Nasdaq symbols damned.
In this terrain, poor the new standard is.
There's a Dow in "down"--understand?

Creepy control troll;
That guy was some ahole.
Was he so blind he couldn't see:
People who couldn't pay
Got huge loans anyway?
Too late, the change of Green'-ery.

Another death-of-rally glum day,
Shark loans worthless everywhere.
Another death-of-rally glum day:
We're in near-stagflation land.

Another death-of-rally bummed day. . . .

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Doppelbock - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Brilliant parody of a great, great song. Very nicely done!
Stan Hall - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
"Another fatalistic fun play / On this song by John Barry / But that's the norm and who can credibly / Make a case that's contrary?" 5-o-rama, JB.
Meriadoc - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Especially liked the "Dow in down" line.
John Barry - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanks, Dopplebock, Stan, Merry. I have no idea how this got duplicated.
alvin - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
your "wow" jones average is 5
LittleTrollCakes - January 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Sir John, loved the 'control troll', I've worked for a few of them . . .

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