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Song Parodies -> "Jerry Adams"

Original Song Title:

"Doll on a Music Box/Truly Scrumptious"

Original Performer:

Julie Andrews/Dick van Dyke

Parody Song Title:

"Jerry Adams"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

Poor old Gerry Adams... once feted at the White House, now spurned by presidents and senators. And all it took was killing the wrong man, and being imboiled in the odd £26m bank robbery.

The main part is sung by the man himself; the part in brackets by any of the people he went over to the US to visit, I guess
I went to see
George Bush and Ted Kennedy
To celebrate St Patrick's Day
They wouldn't see me
Why did they tell
Me to go to hell
Me? Telling me things like this:
U.S. of A
No longer likes IRA
Fighting a war on terror,
So no cash sent our way
Spurning
Earning
While
They give me the runaround

I went to see
(Gerry Adams)
George Bush and Ted Kennedy
(We're wary, Gerry Adams)
To celebrate St Patrick's Day, they wouldn't see me
(Wary of 'bout everything you say)
But when I say, that
(What you tell us)
The IRA, has
(Is meretricious)
Nothing to do with this
(Honest? Blarney. Really, Gerry, that's all bullshit)

I cannot see
(Gerry Adams)
How killing McCartney
(We're tired of your sad scams)
Has turned everyone against Sinn Fein, especially me
(Sickly, slickly, quickly go away)
Turning
(You say it isn't your fault)
Burning
(The Provos robbed that bank vault)
Like they've run me around, and around, and around
(Honest? Gerry... not you)
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Phil Alexander - March 17, 2005 - Report this comment
D'Oh... can't believe I hit a "J" when I submitted this one.
John Barry - March 17, 2005 - Report this comment
Good one about Mr. Sinn Feign.

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