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Song Parodies -> "Dirty Water"

Original Song Title:

"Dirty Water"

Original Performer:

Status Qup

Parody Song Title:

"Dirty Water"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

It just sucks when cyanobacteria has invaded your favourite swimming place.
Oh, oh, oh, oh
The water's tainted
And I can't swim
Because it's dirty dirty water -
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh

Many's the times I've gone down to beach
Rivers, lakes and sea, I love them each
But now the water's green -
Worse I'ven ever seen
I say it's not a guess
- A polluted mess
I cannot swim in dirty water

What do you think has caused all this mess?
Radioactive waste, or a leak of s***?
Water's not alright
Count of algae's high
The green stuff is now thick
it can make you sick
the blue-green algae taint the waters

Oh, oh, oh, oh
The water's tainted
And I can't swim
And if I could then I'd come in
Oh, oh, oh, oh
The water's tainted
And I can't swim
Because it's dirty dirty water
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh

Oh, now I do think have to change the place
The algae's invaded and it will stay for days
Water's not alright
Count of algae's high
The green stuff is now thick
it can make you sick
the blue-green algae taint the waters

Oh, oh, oh, oh
The water's tainted
And I can't swim
If I could then I'd jump in
Oh, oh, oh, oh
The water's tainted
And I can't swim
Because it's dirty dirty water
Oh, oh, oh, oh
The water's tainted
And I can't swim
Because it's dirty dirty water

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Susanna Viljanen - September 01, 2021 - Report this comment
Seems like Taliban fanboys are back.
CML - September 01, 2021 - Report this comment
Im pretty sure there's not 14 people who frequent this site who even know who "Status Qup" is
Patrick - September 01, 2021 - Report this comment
I wonder if Boston ever cleaned up their dirty water. I remember the song from childhood. "I went down to the banks of the River Charles. Along with lovers, muggers and theives. They're cool people". I like your questions on Quora. I assume it had to be you.
Susanna Viljanen - September 02, 2021 - Report this comment
Yup, it's me in Quora.
CML - September 09, 2021 - Report this comment
I dabble in Quora little bit, with about 1 million views. I've also seen your work there. You have tens of millions of views!

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