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Song Parodies -> "Rank Dissipation"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Carly Simon

Parody Song Title:

"Rank Dissipation"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Very many folks will say that I’m a bum,
and with that soubriquet I am OK.
On some nights you will find that I am mighty plowed
Also tastin’ Bourbon the whole long day.
Rank dissipation, rank dissipation
Is making the great
feeling of sought/sot satin’.

It is Weltschmerz, I know, that will make you rue
the damn day that you ever met me.
To deem me a “scurvy slime” would be just right—
one more soubriquet I wouldn’t fight. I’m tight, you see.
Rank dissipation’s rankling Satan,
who says, “Take a break;
too much satiation!”

And tomorrow? It might arrive not ever,
so “eat, drink, and be merry” is what I say.
So I’ll pry open bottles of rye, I vow,
and not be sere—save beer for another day,
The day it’s beer, I’ll steer toward an IPA.
Here’s to another day….

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