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Song Parodies -> "You've Been Undermined"

Original Song Title:

"Sister Golden Hair Surprise"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

America

Parody Song Title:

"You've Been Undermined"

Parody Written by:

Tim Mayfield

The Lyrics

Corporate sabotage. Plain and simple.
Well I tried to warn you 'bout them
They're not easily impressed
Yeah, they're easier to condemn
They've got things they should confess
I know everybody falters
And I'm tryin' to be kind
I think about them and choice words come to mind

Well, they keep on talkin' 'bout you
That should come as no surprise
But they can't say things about you
Without making up more lies
Not that you've done too much talkin'
Or have been rude too many times
No, it simply means that you've been undermined

First they kick you in the middle
Then they kick you in the end
They just can't play second fiddle
But they sure can fight unfair
So they try to take it
While you are payin'
Don't let them take it

Well, I keep on rootin' for you
Though they're plannin' your demise
Can you figure out what is true?
Can you see through their disguise?
Well I sure hope you're not despondent
Oh, yes it's true, they've been unkind
Knowing doesn't help, you still get undermined

Let me pose to you a riddle
It might help you in the end
What might start as something little
But its death is something rare?
Well you heard me say it
Its sure worth gaugin'
No facts outweigh it
Footnote: in case you are stuck on the riddle, the answer is "lies". They start little and quickly outweight the facts.

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AFW - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
Good job, here
Rick C - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
The sad part is, I've worked with some of these people. Good job, Tim. 555
Matthias - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
Timmy's Back!!!!
Tim Mayfield - May 23, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks AFW, Rick C and Matthias. I am still overly swamped, but did manage to sneak a post in after all. ;-)
Stuart McArthur - May 24, 2006 - Report this comment
the thing I like best is the conversational rhythm of the lines - none of them seem forced to fit the OS lines, which is a real skill - great job Tim - 555
Larry Hensley - May 24, 2006 - Report this comment
Yeah, very good, 5s
Tim Mayfield - May 25, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks Stuart and Larry. I appreciate the comments.

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