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Song Parodies -> "Deep Horizon Oil Rig"

Original Song Title:

"Octopus's Garden"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Deep Horizon Oil Rig"

Parody Written by:

N. Townsend

The Lyrics

Way out at sea, there used to be
The Deep Horizon Oil Rig of BP
Deadlines had passed, the crew worked fast
On the Deep Horizon Oil Rig of BP

They needed time to do things right
But BP whined and put up a fight
They said we’ll be fine you will see
On the Deep Horizon Oil Rig of BP.

There’ll be no glitch, we will be rich
Said BP’s executives across the sea
Counting our cash, will be a smash
And we’ll live like kings, the way that life should be

They did sing and dance around
‘Til the rig blew up and went down
Beneath the sea, amid debris
Sunk the Deep Horizon Oil Rig of BP

The crew did shout and swim about
But eleven men went down to their graves
(They went down to their graves)
Now there’s no joy for some poor girls and boys
Knowing their dad’s beneath the waves
(Dad’s beneath the waves)

Now BP’s unhappy and they see
Their profits from the lawsuits they can’t save
And in the sea, catastrophe
From the Deep Horizon Oil Rig ‘neath the waves.

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Earl - June 16, 2010 - Report this comment
Hey Townsend - not quite as good as yesterday. This one is so somber, but I like it just fine. Glad to see the encore - keep 'em comin'. Yeah - fossilized petroleum - there's no fuel like an old fuel.
Christie Marie M - June 16, 2010 - Report this comment
Great use of OS to spoof on the subject. Welcome to the site, BTW! Ode to an Oil Ocean Zone, the Deep Horizon Rig, that is! Spilling out 555 gallons of oil with this one!
N. Townsend - June 16, 2010 - Report this comment
Thank you very much for your support :)
Phil Alexander - June 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Spot on in the choice of OS- and a good parody to go with it. (though if Earl is making corny puns, oi'll just have to do the same)

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