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Song Parodies -> "Ballad of Dan Quayle"

Original Song Title:

"Ballad of Jef Clampett"

Original Performer:

Earl Scruggs & Lester Flatt

Parody Song Title:

"Ballad of Dan Quayle"

Parody Written by:

William Tong

The Lyrics

Written in 1998, when Dan Quayle last ran for President
Come and listen to the story 'bout a man named Quayle
A poor speller he, and his campaign's gonna fail
What do you say when he's shootin' from the hip?
Just say, "Dan, go away, and button your lip."

"Potatoe," he says...with an E"

Well, Dan, as you know, is a wealthy millionaire
He thinks family values are a national affair
Was Veep under Bush, and he stumbled on the stump
Now he's running for President and national chump

"Compassionate conservative...is an oxymoron"

"Dan Quayle '00"

(bluegrass instrumental break)

Now the people should ask why they should listen to this man
He's asking for your vote to help the right wing all you can
The Republicans all prattle on about morality
Their hypocrisy leads to political mortality
"Y'all remember now... Dan's the Man!"

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