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Song Parodies -> "Busted Levee Blues"

Original Song Title:

"Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bessie Smith

Parody Song Title:

"Busted Levee Blues"

Parody Written by:

Cashel Boylo

The Lyrics

Previously submitted with wrong Original Song Name (Basin Street)
Chorus:

Dubya sent our levee to Iraq
Not sure when we'll get it back
Now we're hopin' for a gov'm'nt shack
Cos Dubya sent our levee to Iraq

Our family's gone, we're mostly dead
Cos WMD went to Dubya's head
Don't know what we're gonna do
Stuff happens don't it, to me and you

Chorus

Baker says God cleaned up a mess
Laura appears in nice new dress
She can't remember the name of the storm
Says criticism of Dubya's disgusting form

Chorus

Kyl says folks shouldn't live where stuff might happen
Unless of course it happens in Aspen
Muskowski says we're not in plight
Dubya says, What didn't go right?

Chorus

Dick Cheney says the exercise went fine
Barbara says the underpriveleged are doin' well
From where I'm at, don't look too fine
If this is good, then what is hell?

Chorus

Brownie did one heck of a job
With results quite unacceptable
Condolleezzaa says don't heed the mob
Discrimination is simply just not credible

Chorus

We're startin' over right from scratch
Like all those we've bombed in far Iraq
And Haliburton's here to help
For half a billion dollars pelf

Dubya sent our levee to Iraq
Not sure when we'll get it back
Now we're hopin' for a gov'm'nt shack
Cos Dubya sent our levee to Iraq

Copyright 2005, Cashel Boylo

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carol - November 01, 2005 - Report this comment
just because one does not agree with the content in a parody, it is still inexcusable to rate that parody all one's 445

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