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Song Parodies -> "Worldcom's Downtick Blues"

Original Song Title:

"Subterranean Homesick Blues"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bob Dylan

Parody Song Title:

"Worldcom's Downtick Blues"

Parody Written by:

MarthaDTox

The Lyrics

Bernie's on his web site
hyping up his stock price
Scott's on his laptop
figuring to load the dice
But the whistle's blown
And it ain't lookin very nice
Markets getting nervous
Auditors cut no ice
And the SEC
Won't accept your plea
Cos you booked your expenses
As capital investments
The game's up
You're on your own
You better make a statement
Xerox Enron Tyco WorldCom
Multi billion dollar scams
The ultimate dot con

You started as a milkman
ball playin barman
got into property
what's next - A T and T
mainlining M and A
I think you really lost your way
So busy cutting deals
What did your accounts conceal?
the SEC
Killed your fantasy
headin for a law suit
complicated dispute
non execs in cahoots?
The DA's in hot pursuit

Bad news who knows
That's the way the wind blows
I don't need an anchorman
To tell me how the price goes

long pension holidays
Stock options all the rage
Keep em off your balance sheet
Profit figures really sweet
Go for double digit growth
Stock price through the roof
Overstate your income
That's the way to do the sums
Goodness me
You used to be
Such a Mississippi hot shot
sure fire tech stocks
Reelin from the awful shock
Washed up on the rocks
Stranded in the boon docks
down 4 billion bucks
getting busted really sucks

Whaddam I gonna do now
The markets goin down and down
Will it ever bounce back
Even just a dead cat?
disgust can't trust
Holy shit the market's bust
I don't know what to sell first
It's all gonna turn to dust
Gotta try to get it sussed
And the SEC
Can't rescue me
I need salvation
From this tricky situation
I'm desperate for an angle
I'll even light a candle
don't wanna be a bum
Hangin round chewin gum
Flat broke no joke
Too many market scandals

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