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Song Parodies -> "Living on the Top of the World"

Original Song Title:

"Sitting on the Dock of the Bay"

Original Performer:

Otis Redding

Parody Song Title:

"Living on the Top of the World"

Parody Written by:

Lionel Mertens

The Lyrics

Bill sings...
Overseeing Microsoft
I see things are really paying off
Watching the chips pour in
I’m enjoying all the dividends

Yeah, I’m living on the top of the world
Watching my life’s work unfurl
Oh, I am giving to the cause of this world
And mankind

I’ve come to love Medina
Skirted by Lake Washington
I have so much to live for
And I feel my life’s work has just begun

So while I maybe look like the king of the hill
My darling wife keeps it real
Oh, my Melinda is the queen of her field
She’s so kind

We are goin’ to make a change
Noblesse oblige runs through our veins
We can do what our conscience tells us to do
We can’t let apathy remain

Workin' here bustin' our duffs
We’ll keep going though the going gets tough
Billions of smiles in scope
Just to give the world some hope

Now I’m not goin’ to stand on top of the world
Pretending like I’m an earl
No, I am handing off the keys to this world
To mankind


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Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 4.2
Overall Rating: 4.5

Total Votes: 4

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TJC - October 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Terrific tribute to a marvelous mogul!
Old Man Ribber - October 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Priceless job here...this noblesse is proud to oblige you with three fives. ;D
Ann Hammond - October 22, 2010 - Report this comment
he he

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