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Song Parodies -> "Ronnie Was a Red"

Original Song Title:

"Bennie and the Jets"

Original Performer:

Elton John

Parody Song Title:

"Ronnie Was a Red"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Take a look back at the Gipper
Some thought, “Right, the Gip’s something;
he’s worse than Jack the Ripper.”
But now those tacked to the far right
would sure look down
on Ron, the compromising pussy—
back then D.C. town.

Ron hagiography nonetheless ain’t dead. . .
not yet aced out. But R-R-Ronnie was a Red.
Some still cheer him as Mr. Wonderful,
the Ronnie of welfare queens.
But he should get the boot, that oiled-hair coot.
I’m surprised that there is no nagging seen/scene.
R-R-R-Ronnie was a Red.

There’s still quite a lot of faithful;
they must be blinded
to Ronnie’s about-face pull—
despite anti-tax jive, he went along.
Some hard right apparently missed a beat
and keep singing their fight song.

Ron hagiography nonetheless ain’t dead. . .
his fans still shout. But R-R-Ronnie was a Red.
Some still cheer him as Mr. Wonderful,
the Ronnie of hellfire mean.
But he should get the boot, that toned-hair coot;
sometimes he went along with Dem machine—
R-R-R-Ronnie was a Red.

Ronnie, pussy. Ronnie, Russkie?

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Jonathan - July 12, 2013 - Report this comment
fi-fi-fi-fives man I need to work on this stuttering problem!

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