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Song Parodies -> "Dot Com Blues"

Original Song Title:

"Dreidel"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Don McLean

Parody Song Title:

"Dot Com Blues"

Parody Written by:

MarthaDTox

The Lyrics

This was written pre 911


I feel like I'm lost in the grip of misery
out of touch with all reality
I've got the dot com blues
round and around in my mind I go
Can't stop thinking how I should have known
I got the dot com blues
I was on the fifteenth floor clinging to a ledge
had to stop myself from jumping right off of the edg


I can't face tomorrow
I've od'd on despair
I'm drowning in sorrow
Hey Nurse - ? have you got a tissue to spare?.................

repeat verse

and I've had it with the duckin and the diving
I'm tired of all the hustle and hype
for what was I endlessly strivin
always working late into the night

my mind's in a state of confusion
I must find a way to get back
the market is just an illusion
it's voodoo black magic or craps

I wish I'd known
that it would all turn to dust
the bird has flown
I've had my own boom and bust
but as I look
towards the future I must

believe in something real - something I can trust
I'm through with living life with my spirit crushed
with brief encounters fuelled by ego fear and lust
maybe love will grow
if I get it sussed
and at last I will see that I'm free
I just hope this can happen to me

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Birgitta - February 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Martha,after reading many of your parodies,I'm starting to think you could publish a book for me. ;-0 lol Who said parodies always need to be funny? Not I...Well done. TC
Martha - February 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Birgitta ... life isn't always funny .. but it helps to try to find the funny side if you can!

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