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Song Parodies -> "The Night They Tried to Drag Old Herman Down"

Original Song Title:

"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"

Original Performer:

The Band

Parody Song Title:

"The Night They Tried to Drag Old Herman Down"

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The Lyrics

The Night They Tried to Drag Old Herman Down a parody by John Sargent music by J.R.Robertson

Herman Cain is my name, I made my money in the pizza game,
I’m running for President, I’m a Republican.
A few women, 4 or 5, said I slept with them, or at least I tried.
When the news hit, my poll numbers fell, I’d answers questions but I don’t remember, so well


The Night They Tried to Drag old Herman Down, the mud was slinging,
The Night They Tried to Drag old Herman down, and I kept on singin'. I went
Ni, Ni, Ni, Ni, Ni, Nine Ni, Ni, NI, Nine Ni, Ni, NI, NI, Nine

At a debate in Tennessee, someone called to me,
"Herman, quick, come see, there’s a blonde lady on the TV!
She says that you were sportin’ wood, let’s hear your side, it better be good.”
I did nothing wrong I didn’t harass,
Why should it matter, it’s all in the past. (Chorus)

Lyrics copyright John Sargent

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Pacing: 3.8
How Funny: 3.6
Overall Rating: 3.4

Total Votes: 5

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Patrick - November 16, 2011 - Report this comment
This subject is a natural fit for the original melody, but your parody falls a bit short in pacing and length. I do not rate numerically, that vote is someone else's doing. Check the original song and you'll see it is much longer. Try again.
MrEWorm - November 16, 2011 - Report this comment
OPne verse was omitted. I'm not sure why it didn't show up. It goes: Like Reagan before me, I don’t know ‘bout Ubekkabekkastan, And like Nixon before me, I’ll keep the nukes out of Chinese hands. Keep sending money, don’t abandon me, don’t support Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt or Rick Perry, That man can’t even count to three

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