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Song Parodies -> "Salem"

Original Song Title:

"Sailing"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Christopher Cross

Parody Song Title:

"Salem"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

Well, they’re quite far back the Mather guys. . .
Seventeenth century.
But you see, there’s this guy who looks back
On those days and ways longingly.
He would brand you as heretical,
If you acted free.
That’s Ricky.

He lives in a never-never land that’s freakish, beyond ken,
’cause you see, there’s this guy who thinks that
Everyone must be born again.
He would brand you as heretical,
The operandi
Of Ricky.

Salem, that is the way
That he would like the country to be;
He dreams of naught but a theocracy—
Forget democracy!

Especially if you happen to be
Not a male. . .fem.
Then you would relinquish quickly
Most or all of your liberty. . .
A theocracy.

Salem, that is the way
That he would like the country to be. . .
Take us back to seventeenth century.
And you would not be free.

Many seem to lack of sanity. . .
Is that why we now see
Winning this troglodyte?
Or just ’cause he’s the latest anti-Mitty?
I would brand him as heretical
Because he would pee
Upon “We [the people].”

Salem, that is the way
That he would like the country to be. . .
Take us back to seventeenth century
And piss on liberty.

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Wild-&-Wicca - March 02, 2012 - Report this comment
it does seem Sir64, that the USA is indeed slipping into the past beliefs . . . decline is thine . . . I enjoyed your anti-Mitt(y) line, Sir !

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