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Song Parodies -> "Sucker"

Original Song Title:

"Changes"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

David Bowie

Parody Song Title:

"Sucker"

Parody Written by:

Rex Ungericht

The Lyrics

Still don't know what I was thinkin of
'Cause my cash was running low
Another must-have item
On the infomercial here tonight
They said to order right away
So I pulled my credit card out
And I dialed the telephone
And placed my order to be sent to me
By next-day air delivery

Su-su-su-su-sucker
(spendin' all my cash)
Su-su-sucker
My television lets me shop
Su-su-su-su-sucker
(spendin' all my cash)
Su-su-sucker
Just gotta have a super dusting mop
But wait there's more
So order right now

With QVC and HSN
I know I'll be informed
Of must-have merchandise
And they show me plasticware
That always stays organized
And a special pan for omelettes
That will really change my world
And everything's a special bargain
I better buy before they sell them all

Su-su-su-sucker
(spendin' all my cash)
Su-su-sucker
Supplies are always limited
Su-su-su-su-sucker
(spendin' all my cash)
Su-su-sucker
They prey on all the desperate and dimwitted
I've got to have
A contour pillow

Strange fascination, what will I see
When I spend my hours shopping on TV

Su-su-su-su-sucker
(spendin' all my cash)
Su-su-sucker
Just a small fee gets it engraved
Su-su-su-su-sucker
(spendin' all my cash)
Su-su-sucker
And you know the more you spend the more you save
Order right now
And get two for one
I said to order right now
And join in the fun
If you don't like this parody, you'll certainly hate my others (which can be found by clicking on "Parody Authors" and finding my name).

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Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.8
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 10

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Jeff Reuben - April 25, 2005 - Report this comment
I had to read this cause I'm a sucker =) I actually wrote a song with a similar theme but a more obscure OS, great minds think alike! Anyway, this was well done, now if you can just get my wife off that shopping channel for me =)
Rex - April 25, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks Jeff! This seems to be my week for redundancy - first I post a kung fu parody and MP tells me he's already done it, and now this one. At least I have good taste in who I copy. :-)
Rick C - April 25, 2005 - Report this comment
One of my favorite songs ever! Great job with it, Rex! I'll spend 15.
Rod Worden - April 25, 2005 - Report this comment
Su-su-su-super! Fav: "..the more you spend the more you save" 555
Kristof Robertson - April 26, 2005 - Report this comment
excellent parody of one of my fave Bowie songs. Great job. 555
Meriya C. - November 06, 2005 - Report this comment
I'm glad if anyone was doing a David Bowie parody, it's you and your funny sexy lyrics ^.^
Agrimorfee - December 18, 2012 - Report this comment
Pretty good parody, although imho what would make it memorable would be more listing of the ridiculous items the singer bought (cf., Weird Al's "Mr. Popeil" and "E Bay").
Matthias - December 24, 2012 - Report this comment
Great parody! I might be a sucker but I just have to give you all fives for your work on this one!
bobpiecheese - December 28, 2012 - Report this comment
(Artistry) I had a bit of trouble reading this to the OS, but that's my unfamiliarity with Bowie showing there, methinks. Great parody skewering those infomercials I've heard so much about but never seen due to me not watching TV these days. 555!
Syncronos - January 02, 2013 - Report this comment
(Artistry) I gave you all 5s...but...I love my contour pillow...and my omelet maker...stop following my spending habits!!
Meriadoc - January 02, 2013 - Report this comment
(Artistry) And if you phone in the next ten minutes we will throw in 555 embossed address labels.
Peregrin - January 03, 2013 - Report this comment
Good one, Rex. This reminds me fondly of the M&P Parody "Pester Me Once More".
Below Average Dave - January 04, 2013 - Report this comment
Home Shopping Network is also a favorite of hoarders along with Ebay, Amazon, and the weekly Garage Sale Listings
glen s - January 04, 2013 - Report this comment
Slaps at commercialism always go over well with me. Also this os has one of my weirdest personal misheard lyric "turn and face the guy" :c). Well done rex and very funny.

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