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Song Parodies -> "Flaming Obama"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Duke Ellington

Parody Song Title:

"Flaming Obama"

Parody Written by:

Barry J. Mitchel

The Lyrics

The US president claims to be "fired up", fund-raising and campaigning at a frantic pace (although spokesman Jay Carney says "he spends only 5% of his time meeting the American people"). Perhaps he is "flaming out", a situation feared by fighter-jet pilots. TOS entreated a brilliant bird to carry a message to an absent and perhaps lost lover at a distant place. Accent "ming".
Flaming O, ride your plane through the skies,
Flying over this fine land
To ply government lies.

Flaming O, with myopical view --
For it's you libs rely on
To keep government blue.

You spin, bring along few new plans to grow.
The throngs that once cheered see woe;
Then murmuring starts.

Flaming O, spent The One, history
Says ne'er well did you govern
Nor gracefully leave.

Aah-ooh, aah-ooh, ooh-ooh
Flaming O....
Flaming O....

(Instrumental Break)

Flaming O, when you're done, beat it, flee.
Stay the hell out of govern-
ment; play golf or ski.

Aah-ooh, ooh-ooh, ooh-aah

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Barry J. Mitchel - December 02, 2011 - Report this comment
My title does not refer to sexual orientation. I reserve that for other politicians. I bet it would attract more viewers, voters and commenters.
Old Man Ribber - December 02, 2011 - Report this comment
BJM - I bow! Duke Ellington's Flamingo, vocal by Herb Jeffries! Interestingly, most of these "not campaign" stops are in battleground states. I've really enjoyed this one. ;D
Miltech - December 02, 2011 - Report this comment
I hope Obama "crashes and burns" ;-)
Phil N - December 04, 2011 - Report this comment
DKTOS but good write
Barry J. Mitchel - December 04, 2011 - Report this comment
Mt: Careful how you say that; the FBI may come knocking if they trace you.
PN: TOS has a tropical setting (like Hawai'i) so I thought it appropos for BHO.

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