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Song Parodies -> "Debts Of A Clown"

Original Song Title:

"Death Of A Clown"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Dave Davies

Parody Song Title:

"Debts Of A Clown"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

Although released as Dave Davies, this may as well be The Kinks. A low-bitrate mp3 of the song can be found here.
My mail has arrived
And it breaks up my grin
I’m reading with horror
What’s con-tained within
The I R S grip
Has my back to the wall
They’re grabbing me tight
By my jugg-l-ing balls...

(Comes the law - my bank to withdraw...)
So lets all think ‘bout the debts of a clown

Government tax see
Is makin’ me frown
Let’s just think of the debts of a clown
(Flaw in tax law is makin’ me blah)
Let’s just think of the debts of a clown

Red noses, I tells ya
Ain’t cheap anymore
Size 20 shoes ? What they
Aud’ting them for ?
Seems fake squirt joke flowers
About to haunt me
Must grab unicycle and
Far away, flee...

(Ring-a-lings won’t pay for my things)
Best, I think, if I gets outta town...

Those scum-suckin’ feds, see
Are breakin’ me down
Man, it stinks, with the debts of a clown
(P.T. Barnum - I cannot charge ‘em)
Makes me drink, all these debts of a clown
Flawed ol’ tax law is makin’ me blah
(fade)

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alvin - June 12, 2007 - Report this comment
gee, i never realized the outlay involved in this particular profession...funny and refreshingly original concept...brother ray would sometimes introduce him as dave 'death of a clown" davies...this song made it to #2
2Eagle - June 12, 2007 - Report this comment
Is your name Krusty by any chance.
mandamoo - June 14, 2007 - Report this comment
If humour were a tax deduction, you two'd be laughing all the way to the bank :)

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