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Song Parodies -> "Ambush In The Streets"

Original Song Title:

"Dancing In The Street"

Original Performer:

Martha and The Vandellas

Parody Song Title:

"Ambush In The Streets"

Parody Written by:

Bob Gomez

The Lyrics

Now that the death toll (after the war was declared over) is officially greater than the death toll during combat operations, I feel justified in asking: So, what's the plan here? (RPG's = rocket-propelled grenades)
Crawlin' out from under rocks
Are you ready for guerrilla heat?
Summer's here and Iraq is rife
With ambush in the streets

They're ambushin' in Basra
Old Baghdad and Tikrit, now
Down in Mosul City

All we need is looting
Street shooting
There'll be shooting everywhere
There'll be Muslims prayin'
And bullets sprayin'
And ambush in the streets, oh

It doesn't matter what you wear
There's no way you can prepare, so come on
Grab a helmet, grab a vest
Strap that Kevlar 'cross your chest, there'll be

Ambush
There's ambush in the streets
We're talkin' instigation
Across the nation
A chance more folks will bleed
Yeah, there'll be bombs and killin'
And more guts spillin'
And ambush in the streets
Still there's hell to be paid
Cost of war can't be free, now
Blown to bits in Mahmudiyah

All we need is looting
Street shooting
There'll be shooting everywhere
There'll be victims prayin'
And bullets sprayin'
And ambush in the streets, oh

It doesn't matter, we're stuck there
And our forces unprepared, so come on
Every guy, every girl
Open Newsweek, time to hurl, there'll be

Anguish
And ambush in the streets
Shoulder-firin' grenades
Every day
There's ambush in the streets
For a real long time
Trippin' mines
And ambush in the streets
On the BBC, RPG's
And ambush in the streets......
ęBob Gomez 2003

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sqwark.com - August 27, 2003 - Report this comment
This is great too!
Kate - May 03, 2006 - Report this comment
I played the song along with this and the lyrics fit perfectly. Well done - it's cleverly written.

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