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Song Parodies -> "A Lot of Bombin' to Do"

Original Song Title:

"A Lot of Livin' to Do (from Bye Bye Birdie)"

Original Performer:

Louis Armstrong, Dick Gautier

Parody Song Title:

"A Lot of Bombin' to Do"

Parody Written by:

D. Pietras

The Lyrics

This song, while not the most popular from the show, is a long time favorite of mine. Even after September 11th. Now, can the "kids" agree on something? I ignored Armstrong's (and Hollywood's) cuts to retain the dialogue effect from the musical.
There are rogues
A-runnin' some nations,
And I mean to bag me a few.
All those rogues
cause exasperations.
We've got a lot of bombin' to do.

On that day,
September 11th,
"Muslim" terrorists
stole airplanes we flew!
Though our "friends"
don't want to admit it,
There's such a lot of bombin' to do!

You may say
the "Axis of Evil"
must be taught
a lesson or two.
Let us first
get Europe behind us!
Is there a lot of bombin' to do?

There's terror to fight,
budgets to write,
jobs to create.
Can't agree,
so let's debate!

(After debates takes place in the Senate and UN... and a war takes place in Iraq...)

When Saddam
was planning destruction,
we were called to battle anew.
Now he's caught; the terror's uprooted;
there's still a lot of bombin' to do!

Now we ask,
where are all those weapons?
In your heads,
or stashed in Peru?
You can't even capture Osama!
We've got a lot of votin' to do!

There's terror to fight,
budgets to write,
jobs to create.
What's the source
of all this hate?

Kim Jung Il,
Iran's Ayatollahs,
they're targeting you!

ALL (some pointing at each other)
Can't stand by
and watch them destroy us!

We've got a lot of bombin'

DEMOCRATS (frustrated)
Such a lot of bombin'...

What a lot of votin' to do!
Copyright 2004 Please search other parodies by this author using both "D. Pietras" and "D Pietras"

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