Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "I Wish That Congress Wouldn't Sing"

Original Song Title:

"I'd Like To Teach The World to Sing"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The New Seekers

Parody Song Title:

"I Wish That Congress Wouldn't Sing"

Parody Written by:

Jim Dallas

The Lyrics

This was inspired by several incidents in which lawmakers congregated on the Capitol steps to sing patriotic songs (after September 11, and then again during the U.S.-Iraq War). While it's touching, it was also obvious (with all due respect to the fine men and women of the U.S. Congress) that most of those in the choir should stick with their day-jobs.
I understand they love their home
and cherish it with love
But America's top leadership had better learn to know,

That I wish that Congress wouldn't sing,
so badly out of tune,
They shriek and squeal and sound - for real - like 535 goons.

I liked that they all stood up, for once,
together holding hands,
But the Dem and Grand Ol Party reps
are sounding really bad!

Instead of trying to harmonize (on the Capitol steps),
patriotic tunes

I wish they'd end this stupid war
and stop being bloody fools.

All of us here love our home,
Blessed from high above,
But priorities and human needs should be more widely known!

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

 LittleLots
Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 



In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.
 

Voting Results

 
Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.5
Overall Rating: 4.5

Total Votes: 2

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 0
 0
 
 2   0
 0
 0
 
 3   0
 0
 0
 
 4   0
 1
 1
 
 5   2
 1
 1
 

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/thenewseekers0.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 627