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Song Parodies -> "Durkheim, Weber, and Marx"

Original Song Title:

"Abraham, Martin, and John"

Original Performer:

Dion

Parody Song Title:

"Durkheim, Weber, and Marx"

Parody Written by:

Jim Regan

The Lyrics

I've been thinking a lot about some famous sociologists. Durkheim, Weber, and Marx seem to be the most important sociologists of our time, so why not do a parody on them? Instead of "freeing a lot of people" I explain what they argued. Maybe it's funny, maybe it isn't. oh well.
Has anybody here read my old friend Durkheim?
Is solidarity gone?
He gave a lot of lectures
His best one was on suicide.
You know, I just looked hopeful but it's gone.

Anybody here read my old friend Marx?
Is man's production all gone?
He wrote the manifesto
On mankind's alienation
I just looked downcast and it's gone

Anybody here read my old friend Weber?
Is our will to live all gone?
He wrote a lot of essays
On the nature of authority
I just looked sad and it's gone.

Didn't you love the social facts they studied?
Didn't they try to understand both you and me?
And we'll agree
Humanity, we're just screwed-just utterly screwed ...

Anybody here read my old friend Simmel?
Are all of our options gone?
I thought I saw him join the debate as well
With Durkheim, Weber and Marx.

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Newfoghill - March 29, 2005 - Report this comment
Jim, this is a killer! I am rushing over to the midis to learn the bridge. Thanks!
Rex - March 29, 2005 - Report this comment
And somehow we just keep going and going and going...(my favorite sociologist is the Energizer bunny).
Royce Miller - March 29, 2005 - Report this comment
a good and interesting educational parody

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