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Song Parodies -> "California Power Shortages."

Original Song Title:

"California Dreamin"

Original Performer:

Mamas and the Papas

Parody Song Title:

"California Power Shortages."

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

This is about the California power crisis in the early 2000's. In the lower half “Dave” is former Governor Gary Davids.
All the power's gone.
And Enron's to blame.
I can't get no heat.
Once the winter came.
I'd be safe and warm.
If markets didn't deregulate.
California Bleeding
Because Enron had their way.
Just wanted some kilowatts.
But I couldn't pay.
I got down on my knees.
And I began to pray.
But the trader makes a lot.
Because it's 1000 bucks a watt.
California Bleeding
Because Enron got their way.

Song interruption

Now all the powers down.
Because we can't pay.
Now it's been awhile.
Let's recall Dave.
Now I really can pay.
Price capes were the way.
California is Not Bleeding
Power's on the way
California is Not Bleeding
Now that Enron's out of the way.
California is Not Bleeding
I'm warm on winter days.

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Timmy1000 - August 24, 2009 - Report this comment
A little dated for news, but written well. And Enron sure did get out of the way.
Mark Scotti - August 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Good write about an old crisis...

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