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Song Parodies -> "Zena Nd The Art Of Bank Balance Maintenance"

Original Song Title:

"Son Of A Preacher Man"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Dusty Springfield

Parody Song Title:

"Zena Nd The Art Of Bank Balance Maintenance"

Parody Written by:

MarthaDTox

The Lyrics

ZEN AND THE ART OF BANK BALANCE MAINTENANCE


Well I used to ask myself what does it all mean
So I sat right down and read that Selfish Gene
I wasn't too sure about Richard Dawkins
So I tried to grapple with Stephen Hawkins
Then I got down and dirty with Andrea Dworkin
Ooh now you're talkin'
You wouldn't catch Andrea in a fishnet stocking

But the only thing that could ever teach me
Was a pun and a cheesy rhyme
The only thing that could ever reach me
Repeat
Line 2

I hit that hippy trail to seek enlightenment
I went from ashram to temple in my two man tent
I sat at the feet of the Maharishi
But I began to think he was a little bit fishy
And I must admit I don't like to rough it
If I need a guru I'll take Warren Buffet

Repeat chorus

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Claude Prez - February 11, 2004 - Report this comment
"pun and a cheesy rhyme" lol
Diva - February 11, 2004 - Report this comment
The Warren Buffett line made me laugh! Nice work!
Martha - February 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Claude thanks Diva
Agrimorfee - February 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Damn, that's a short song...like a stolen kiss. Fair enough, give it 555.
Rick D - February 22, 2005 - Report this comment
I'm feeling dumb today. I don't quite get this one either.
Johnny D - February 23, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) I don't quite get it either, but I think that's what I like about it...
Guy - February 24, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC-Z) What Claude said above.
martha - February 24, 2005 - Report this comment
well it's about life, the universe and eveything.........
Jeff Reuben - February 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Well done!
Phil Alexander - February 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Hey, I can hear you singing this one :-)
ABC's OF PARODIES ROUND "Z" BRONZE MEDAL - March 02, 2005 - Report this comment
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