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Song Parodies -> "No Business Like Shoe Business"

Original Song Title:

"No Business Like Show Business"

Original Performer:

Ethel Merman

Parody Song Title:

"No Business Like Shoe Business"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

There's No Business Like Shoe Business,
Like no business, I know
'Special are those brands with big names leading
Nike, and Adidas, and Reeboks
Status gleams from logos folks are reading,
With them, you're needing high fashion sox

There's no footwear like sports footwear
They're bought mostly for show
For example, some poor kid who's down the block
Has parents on welfare, their lives in hock
Still each day you'll see him wearing sticker shock,
Cheap shoe, simply won't do

The baseball, the football, the basketball stars
All make a mint endorsing ones they wear
The baseball, the football, those basketball stars
Grow even richer when in stocks, they share
No worry 'bout tax bracket it demands,
Vacationing on white Jamaican sands..

There's No Business Like Shoe Business,
It's true business aglow
Entrepreneurs fight for every franchise,
Hoping their's will be the chosen one
Whether it's in New York, or in Van Nuys
Some girl or man buys when deals are done

There's no sneakers like sports sneakers
Each year sales records grow
Buyers come from every place with tons of cash
The footwear market can never crash
Avid sports fan buyers to the stores will dash
Cheap shoe, simply won't do....

Cheap shoe, simply won't do...

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Total Votes: 6

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alvin rhodes - December 22, 2006 - Report this comment
a shoe-in for fives
Matthias - December 22, 2006 - Report this comment
A nice shoe show
Tommy Turtle - December 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Thought this would be Al Bundy's theme song, but this is better. Have ya seen the sneakers with wheels on them? (No, not kidding).... You may be a heel, but your sole has a sharp tongue, and you're funny, to boot. Size 555
AFW - December 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks, Guys, for V&C
Yoidy - December 22, 2006 - Report this comment
Shoe it or lose it! 555
PMS - December 23, 2006 - Report this comment
Laced with too many great lines to mention
Gel - August 21, 2007 - Report this comment
I just got new shoes at skechers 2 days ago.I wanted to go to champs because they were offering free cell phones but my parents said no because im getting one in a few months and they said that it was a lot of money to pay the bill.I did get a free backpack and watch from skechers and that was better but im still mad at my parents for saying no.
Gel - September 07, 2007 - Report this comment
I forgot to mention is on my favorites because Im a shoe lover

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