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Song Parodies -> "Corruption"

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Original Performer:

Tom Lehrer

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

If you giving a lot of aid money
To a country poor and sunny
Just one thing of which you must beware:
The President's family don't wanna share

Corruption, corruption
They take tips, backhanders and bribes
Don't care 'bout the starving, 'cause they from diff'rent tribes

Children's plight is getting urgent
Parents wiped out by "insurgents"
Future looks grim, and kids gonna cry
Their government does not care if they die

Corruption, corruption
Though plight would cause much distress
Nobody knows, 'cause the government own the press

Jobs are handed out by the dozens
To the sons, nephews and cousins
When nepotism is a way of life
There's still a job for the president's wife

Corruption, corruption
When behaviour is beyond the pale
And if you speak out, then you gonna get thrown in jail

The president was democratic
But voting has become erratic
I'll tell you how the last election went:
His share of the vote was 200%

So give your aid money, help the starving people there...
But giving seems futile
The regime is brutal
And they will...
...not share

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bob - May 07, 2008 - Report this comment
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