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Song Parodies -> "Say 'Bye' to The Hammer"

Original Song Title:

"If I Had a Hammer"

Original Performer:

Peter, Paul and Mary

Parody Song Title:

"Say 'Bye' to The Hammer"

Parody Written by:

Violet T. Riol

The Lyrics

Say "bye" to The Hammer
The Hammer was suborning
The Hammer was a-greasing
Many outstretched hands

The Hammer's no stranger
To bag men and whoring
The Hammer paid his wife, his dupes, his cronies, and sister
As part of his scams

The Hammer could tell
His district might not vote him
Back in to be greasing
All those outstretched hands

'Cause he's in danger
Of losing for suborning
And consorting with thugs and crooks, scumbags such as Mister
Jack Abramoff, man

Who may sing a song
To D.A., who's exploring
Hammer and his thieving
And his crooked kin

He's closer to danger
Of jail time for whoring
His pals leave him, in the words of Erlichmann,* "twisting
Slowly in the wind"

So, "bye" to The Hammer
Just see how far he fell
I hope a cell door will swing
On this rank bag man

Bring the Hammer to justice
In a cell, no freedom
Make it long, the sentence handed to the festering blister
Poisoning this land

*Nixon's chief of staff, one of the prime movers behind Watergate and the ensuing coverup.

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Michael Pacholek - April 05, 2006 - Report this comment
At his hilltop home on the Hudson, Pete Seeger (turning 87 next month) is proud of you.

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