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Song Parodies -> "Robbin’ Downtown Brings Misery"

Original Song Title:

"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"

Original Performer:

Brenda Lee

Parody Song Title:

"Robbin’ Downtown Brings Misery"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Robbin’-the-downtown filchin’ spree—
knock of fat Salvation pots.
Scoffin’ up coins, even pennies…
you’d be surprised, I get lots.
Robbin’-the-downtown filchin’ spree—
it’s a Christmas-season thing.
Later some goodies I will buy
with all this ill-gotten bling.

You will hear bell-ringers squealin’
at this time of year.
Voices bitchin’, “That wretch robbed me!”
Others, more subdued, are sobby.

Robbin’ downtown: pickpocket spree:
It’s a cash-steal holiday.
Folks here should act more warily,
or their loot’s taken away.

You should fear my fingers feelin’
in your pockets; clear
will they be of all your dollars;
then you’re gonna bawl and holler.

Robbin’ downtown brings misery
to the folks who walk my way—
and I’m walkin’ ’round airily.
It ain’t true that crime don’t pay!

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TJC - December 13, 2019 - Report this comment
Excellent dystopian X-mas'in!
Michael Pacholek - December 15, 2019 - Report this comment
Holy oversight, I expected Batman to show up in this!

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