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Song Parodies -> "King of the Dead or Afghanistan Song"

Original Song Title:

"King of the Road"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Roger Miller

Parody Song Title:

"King of the Dead or Afghanistan Song"

Parody Written by:

Jerry Hawkins

The Lyrics

MSNBC headlined an article today "Warlords for sale or rent," regarding the CIA buying loyalty of Afghan tribal warlords for cash. This song attempts to bring the infinite light of justice to that ancient conflict.
Warlords for sale or rent, bombs that leave fifty dead,
No ifs, no ands, no buts, their platoon's in a rut,
Ah but, twelve days of bombing towns, buys a four-bit funeral gown.
I'm a man of guns by all means, King of the Dead.

Third warthog bombing run, destination Afghanistan,
Old worn out socks and shoes, can't even buy some booze,
We bomb old people we have found, guess you won't see them around,
I'm a man of guns by all means, King of the Dead.

I know we've got little brains, blood and guts and filthy stains,
And every handout from Uncle Sam,
And every Russian that ain't from last time they came,

I sing,

Warlords for sale or rent, bombs that leave fifty dead,
No food, no guns, no guts, their platoon's in a rut,

Warlords for sale or rent, bombs that leave fifty dead,
No food, no guns, no guts, their platoon's in a rut, [fade]
By the way, a "warthog" is an A-10 bomber.

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