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Song Parodies -> "Mug Shot"

Original Song Title:

"Big Shot"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"Mug Shot"

Parody Written by:

eel deal

The Lyrics

When you’d go uptown riding in your limousine
With your fine Park Avenue clothes
You never had alcohol in your hand
Or a spoon up your nose
But now you wake up every morning
In a quagmire
Your reputation’s so bad it’s obscene
Go on and cry in your coffee
And pray that you can stay free

You had to get a mugshot, didn't you
You couldn’t shut your big fat mouth
You had to get a mugshot, didn't you
All your friends are so knocked out
You had to share your false words, you blight
You love to make your loonies shout
You had to have a white hot spotlight
Even if it’s from a mugshot, you blight

Your kooks are impressed
With your face so stressed
And that look that wants to inflict pain
Portraying an arrest as still success
Keeps 'em so entertained
Oh, but now you had to surrender
Due to things you said
And for involvement in RICO
It’ll make you some money
But it’s now quite a shit show

Yes, yes, you had to get a mugshot, didn't you
You can use it for your crowd
You had to get a mugshot, didn't you
Even in that, your friends see clout
You had to share your false words, you blight
Jerks find fun in your sounds
You love to write in ALL CAPS bold type
You had to get a mugshot, you blight

Well, it's no big sin to contest elections
If you know when to leave it alone
But you went over the line
You couldn't see it was time to go home

No, no, no, no, no, no, you had to get a mugshot, didn't you
You couldn’t shut your blowhard mouth
You had to get a mugshot, didn't you
You know your friends won’t mind, you lout
You had to share your false words, you blight
It’s more fun for your clowns
You had to have a white hot spotlight
Even though it’s in a mugshot, you blight

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eel deal - August 28, 2023 - Report this comment
audio with some alternative lyrics at tiny.cc/mug-shot

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