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Song Parodies -> "Goin' Like the Dodo"

Original Song Title:

"Going to a Go-Go"

Parody Song Title:

"Goin' Like the Dodo"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

*Bobos--from amazon.com, re: "Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There," by David Brooks: "You've seen them: They sip double-tall, nonfat lattes, chat on cell phones, and listen to NPR while driving their immaculate SUVs to Pottery Barn to shop for $48 titanium spatulas. They're the bourgeois bohemians--Bobos." Pogo--this 1950s comic strip gave us the immortal line "We have met the enemy, and he is us." Limpopo--river in Kipling's "The Elephant's Child," in which lived a crocodile that grabbed the nose of an elephant in his jaws and stretched it.
Grand Old Party is going to town;
New members join from miles around
They come from everywhere,
It's capturing mindshare
Meanwhile the Democrats are going down:

Goin' like the Dodo,
Goin' like the Dodo,
They're hurting, yeah.

Goin' like the Dodo,
Dems imploding,
Goin' like the Dodo,
They're losing clout
And away they go, yeah.
Not their time, no.
Goin' like the Dodo,
Lose, lose, lose lose,
Goin' like the Dodo.

They get patter from movie stars
That is a no-go far
Down South, where the people aren't shocked
By Dubya's crock, because they think they're on a par.

Goin' like the Dodo. It's kind of funny:
They got plenty dough, though, it seems somehow
That they just don't know what to spend it on.

Goin' like the Dodo.
Seems they've lost their mojo.
Seem to act in slo-mo.
Got too many bobos*.
Exemplify Pogo*
Far from the Limpopo.*



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alvin rhodes - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
fun to sing along with...5s
John Barry - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks, Alvin.
Michael Pacholek - February 02, 2005 - Report this comment
It's the Republicans who nominated someone as dumb as a dodo.

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