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Song Parodies -> "Gone Broke, Throw Us A Line"

Original Song Title:

"One Toke Over The Line"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Brewer & Shipley

Parody Song Title:

"Gone Broke, Throw Us A Line"

Parody Written by:

William Tong

The Lyrics

As sung by financially and morally bankrupt Wall Street bankers, pleading with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (former CEO of bankrupt Goldman Sachs) for a $700 billion "blank check" government welfare bailout to cover their losses
Gone broke - throw us a line; believe us.
Gone broke - throw us a line.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.
Waitin' for a bailout from ol' sweet Henry;
Hoping that we're bailed out on time.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.

We're... whom you love... old friend, Henry.
Keep arrranging... keep us from bankruptcy.
You've been our boy, and you really felt our pain, when our profits bled.
We stand to lose, and pay the price of greed,
So, bail us out instead, because we've

Gone broke - throw us a line; believe us.
Gone broke - throw us a line.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.
Waitin' for a bailout from ol' sweet Henry;
Hoping that we're bailed out on time.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.

Hear... what we say... as our problems pile.
Bankruptcy we're spurning; save us from cash denial.
We've spread 'round the world (who didn't have a clue): mortgage-junk surprise.
Say whatever sells, or else, we're through.
Save us from pryin' eyes; because we've

Gone broke - throw us a line; believe us
Gone broke - throw us a line.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.
Waitin' for a bailout from ol' sweet Henry;
Hoping that we're bailed out on time.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.

(instrumental break)

Gone broke - throw us a line; believe us.
Gone broke - throw us a line.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.
Waitin' for a bailout from ol' sweet Henry;
Hoping that we're bailed out on time.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.

Gone broke - throw us a line; believe us.
Gone broke - throw us a line.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.
Waitin' for a bailout from ol' sweet Henry;
Hoping that we're bailed out on time.
We're goin' down; it's a bad situation; gone broke - throw us a line.

(repeat refrain and fade)

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