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Song Parodies -> "Despot"

Original Song Title:

"Big Shot"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"Despot"

Parody Written by:

Robert J. Pagliaro

The Lyrics

Well you spent your life hiding in the Texas scene
Stole your job with elderly votes
You have the fate of the world in your hand
And a spoon up your nose
And when the whole world is in mourning
'Cause you led the fire
In your quest to save our liberty
Go on and cry with your daddy
You won't get symp'thy from me

Because you had to be a despot, didn't you
You had to listen to the South
You had to be a despot, didn't you
Told our friends to all butt out
You had to conquer the world, to-night
The lives of everyone in doubt
You had to have the right-wing spotlight
You had to be a despot, that's right

They were all impressed with your war's success
Now the people want you to get Hussein
And the story of your country's unrest
Kept us all but detained
Aw but now you can't keep invading
Everywhere you said
'Cause you're not sure who's friend or foe
I'll give you one hint Georgie
You could be the next one to go

Yes, yes, you had to be a despot, didn't you
You had to show what you're about
You had to be a despot, didn't you
Told our friends to all butt out
You had to conquer the world, to-night
So much war to go around
You had to have the world stage, Empire
You had to be a despot, that's right

Well, it's no big sin to strike Afghanistan
If you know when to leave it alone
But you went over the line
You couldn't see there's no support here at home
No, no, no, no, no, no, you had to be a despot, didn't you
You had to listen to the South
You had to be a despot, didn't you
Told our friends to all butt out
You had to conquer the world, to-night
So much war to go around
You had to have the right-wing spot light
You had to be a despot, that's right

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