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Song Parodies -> "Benefit Land"

Original Song Title:

"Black Velvet Band"

Original Performer:

The Dubliners

Parody Song Title:

"Benefit Land"

Parody Written by:

Phil Ski

The Lyrics

That why everyone wants to come to the UK
Verse 1
When I first came over to England,
Not intending to stay very long,
I discovered your benefit system
So why would I want to go home?
All that cash you put in my pocket
I thought my life was so grand
So I told all my friends and relations
To come to this new promised land
Chorus
Our eyes they shone like diamonds,
What luck, we just couldn’t believe
How much cash we could get from you system,
Just hold out your hand and receive
Verse 2
Now I’ve got a very large family,
So one council house would not do,
I complained to my local authority,
And the daft buggers then gave me two
A telephone call to my homeland
Led to them sending me more,
I went back to my local authority
And they doubled my houses to four
Chorus
Verse 3
What have I done to deserve it,
All you white people working for me
I came here with not one brass penny
And found everything was for free
But before you all start complaining,
And letting this all get you down,
You too can have all of these benefits,
But you must be a dark shade of brown

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