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Song Parodies -> "Ballad of Bush and Kenneth Lay"

Original Song Title:

"Ballad of the Green Berets"

Original Performer:

Sgt Barry Sadler

Parody Song Title:

"Ballad of Bush and Kenneth Lay"

Parody Written by:

Dennis Baer

The Lyrics

One rich white man, Kenneth Lay
Sold his stock in Enron one day
thousands lost their life savings today
millions lost a portfolio play.

Soldiers abroad build an encampment today
defending people like Kenneth Lay
friends of Bush don't worry today
they've cashed out before the crash today.

Homeless vets sit in the street
Republicans praise the soldier, ain't that neat?
But when they discharge they're on their own
ask for a favor, they get thrown a bone.

They want their votes
and for their service they get lip
you've done your service
now get off the ship.

We want your vote but you'll get zip
Go to work for Kenneth Lay.

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