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Song Parodies -> "Peerage Peasant"

Original Song Title:

"Tears in Heaven"

Original Performer:

Eric Clapton

Parody Song Title:

"Peerage Peasant"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Dude has a known name—
Once guffawed at the peasants.
He wasn’t the same
As the awful damn peasants.
The name is long;
It’s carried on
Since his family was strong. . .
Peerage lessened.

Now he holds out hand
With a mawkish look, kvetchin’
How he lost his land,
Which the law came for fetchin’.
Had wealth one day;
It went away.
The markets one shouldn’t play:
Here’s a lesson.

High once, now he’s down,
High. . .now on his knees,
High, then wealth departs,
Now he’s begging, “Please
Lend baksheesh!”

They closed the door. . .
Manse his no more.
Now he knows what it’s like poor,
Beerage peasant.

Dude had a known name—
Once sicced law on the peasants.
Now he’s just the same
As the awful damn peasants.
His face is long;
His pong is strong;
With old cronies, no belong.
Peerage [eva]nescent.

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Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.8

Total Votes: 5

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Mark Scotti - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
"Sire, they say the people are revolting." You said it! They stink on ice!!! (Mel Brooks from History Of The World part 1)
LilCheeseCake - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
PirateJack, ~ Le Duke 0Pong~ your saber seems to be waggin, ' sirSweaty!
Christie Marie M - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
Dude deserved what he got! He may have lost his hand, but next time it's going to cost him an arm and a leg! You sure gotten into Eric Clapton after that J. Geils fest! Here's 555.
Fiddlegirl - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
Peer today, gone tomorrow...
Tommy Turtle - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
He Madoff with a lot of Sachs of Gold, man! ....Did you have someone specific in mind? Either way, it should be hung in the House of Lourdes.

@ FG: My peer goes everyday. Sorry to hear yours doesn't. ;)
John Barry - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks, Mark, Cheese, Christie, FG TT.
Old Man Ribber - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
I had no idea the House of Lords was a homeless shelter. ;D

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