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Song Parodies -> "Madoff, the Wall Street Wizard"

Original Song Title:

"We're Off to See The Wizzard"

Original Performer:

From "The Wizard of Oz"

Parody Song Title:

"Madoff, the Wall Street Wizard"

Parody Written by:

John Jenkins

The Lyrics

I thought Madoff a wizard
And gave him resounding applause.
I heard he earned amazing returns,
If ever returns were earned,
And his high returns eased all my concerns.
This wizard makes portfolios grow
And grow, and grow, and grow, and grow, and grow
Because of the wonderful stuff he knows.
Madoff was such a wizard,
The bountiful new Santa Claus.

Madoff is just a wizard
At breaking a lot of laws.
He had the most clever Ponzi scheme,
If ever a scheme was dreamed.
Because of his scheme, I got myself reamed.
But he will soon find his tail in jail,
In jail, in jail, in jail, in jail, in jail,
Where he’d better watch his wonderful tail.
I’ve lost faith in my wizard;
I’m going back to old Santa Claus.

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alvin - January 27, 2009 - Report this comment
funny take
Timmy1000 - January 27, 2009 - Report this comment
Good choice for OS; like the Wizard of Oz, it was ll smoke and mirrors.
Tommy Turtle - January 27, 2009 - Report this comment
As Timmy1000 said, inspired choice of OS (and good analogy T!) He'll Bern-ie in Hell. I can only afford to invest $111, but at 15% compounded for 129.55 months, that's $555.
AFW - January 27, 2009 - Report this comment
Old Bernie Madoff made off with a lotta' cash...and now you've made a good spoof about it...
marthadtox - January 29, 2009 - Report this comment
gerat choice of OS as was said above I could see using this in my Credit Crunch Cabaret!! I would pay for the rights of course!!
John Jenkins - January 29, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks for the votes and comments. Yes, there are some comparisons between Madoff and the W of O; but, in the end, the W of O redeemed himself.

Martha, I am very, very flattered. Feel free to perform this in your CCC, and I hope it continues to do well.
LadyNorCAL - January 30, 2009 - Report this comment
Very good,Sir John, and sadly, oh, so true! Perhaps, he can pull a rabbit ( no skunks! ) out a of hat for Kalifornia ?

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