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Song Parodies -> "Grifting and Blighting Dei"

Original Song Title:

"Twisting' the Night Away"

Original Performer:

Sam Cooke

Parody Song Title:

"Grifting and Blighting Dei"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Shafting and grafting takes place,
and the suckers gladly pay,
getting taken in the play.
Grifting’s the métier.

Money taken in’s a ton;
many scams like this are run,
and the grafting’s never done.
Grifting and blighting Dei.

They’re grifting, grifting,
spiriting “manna” away.
They’re grifting, grifting…
grifted benighteds’ pay.

Many scams, and they’re all faux;
to the banks the suckers go…
validate this Barnum show.
Filchèd benighteds pay.

The scammers bag a lot o’ swag,
put it in overstuffed bags;
some suckers are left in rags.
Grifted, for tripe they paid.

It’s grifting, grifting,
leaving suckers to their fate
from grifting, lifting,
filching never abates

Pay up! Pay swag!
Pay up! Fill bag!
Not Ponzi, this crime. Pure grifts.
Grifting and blighting Dei.

Suckers giving up their green
it’s plucked from them by these teams.
Living in a world of dreams,
grifted give up their pay.

Volumes of hot air are blown
in this faux salvation show.
Depleted is lots of dough.
Grifted “tithing” away.

It’s grifting, grifting
of suckers that just can’t wait
for grifting, lifting,
filching, then bye-bye pay.

Time after time:

Cough up that swag.
Cough up, fill bag!
Not Ponzi, this crime. Purse picked….

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