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Song Parodies -> "Newark (NJ) State of Mind"

Original Song Title:

"New York State of Mind"

Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"Newark (NJ) State of Mind"

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The Lyrics

Some folks like to get away
Take a holiday
From the neighborhood
Maybe head down to Seaside Park
Or even Wildwood
But I'm takin' a Greyhound
Down that Passaic River line
I'm in a Newark State of Mind

I've seen Imperiale
And his mobster pals
In their limosines
Been down to the projects man
Where the streets are mean
Now I'm headin', lord
To that corruption, graft, and crime
I'm in a Newark State of Mind

It was so easy hanging out down the shore
Taking in life's simple pleasures
Now I need a little something more
The Italian Press, The Star-Ledger

If it comes down to reality
Well that's fine with me
It won't get me down
Whether it's up at Branch Brook Park
Or down in Ironbound
I've got me a Cheese Dog
And a Chocolate Cow in line
I'm in a Newark State of Mind

Ain't got no reason
What reason could you find
To be in a Newark State of Mind

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