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Song Parodies -> "SBC"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Len Barry

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

With apologies to my cousin Len.

They could live rent-free as a monopoly.
They just collected bread. It was easy (was so easy)
Like takin' candy (like takin' candy) from a baby.

Lines not free. Stalling your calls was then quite routine.
They'd do it, too. Then they got queasy (they got queasy):
FCC mandate (FCC mandate): a Bell baby.

Baby Bells became so hard to love.
Base and sleazy, they tended to lie.
The hard part now-they have to live with some
Competition, so they begin to cry.

Not so easy (not so easy);
No takin' candy from a baby.

There were seven, who (there were seven who)
Had a love fest and merged to better screw you (better screw you).
Now they can't fight it, so SBC (yes, SBC)
Has gotta fend off (has gotta fend off) VOIP.

SBC's (SBC's) losing monopoly to CLECs (CLECs)
That's what it took to shove them into (shove them into)
A market free.


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Pacing: 3.3
How Funny: 2.3
Overall Rating: 2.3

Total Votes: 3

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Rick D - June 20, 2004 - Report this comment
Love it, looke at the ads.
John Barry - June 20, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks, Rick. Great to meet you and MAD. Your CD sounds professional. . .very impressive. Some day this 'raged nerd will sing.
John Jenkins - June 20, 2004 - Report this comment
Very good parody. I liked the "no taking candy from a baby (bell)" line.
Jessy Leppert - June 21, 2004 - Report this comment
John, Do You Know Len?
Tim Hall - June 21, 2004 - Report this comment
In Chicago, SBC Ameritech sucked!
Serafina - June 22, 2004 - Report this comment
It was a good one. I give you 5-5-5.
Mr. X - August 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Good job man. Are you really related to Len?
jonathan alejandro duran - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
esta espectacular

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