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Song Parodies -> "Proud Barry"

Original Song Title:

"Proud Mary"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Ike & Tina Turner

Parody Song Title:

"Proud Barry"

Parody Written by:

Callmelennie

The Lyrics

You know, every now and then I think you'd like us right wingers (Left a good job down in the Senate ..) to go nice and easy on Obama. But there's just one thing, you see -- we never, ever treat Obama nice and easy; we always treat him nice .. and rough. But we're going to take the beginning of this song and treat him ... easy. Then we're gonna do the ending and treat him ... rough. It's the way we do "Proud Barry" ... Rollin'.. rollin' ... rollin' up the liberals .. Listen to the parody, now
Left a good job down in the Senate
Working the master plan ever night and day
But he never lost a minute of sleep
Worrying about the polls as they slipped away
Big wheel keeps on turnin'
Oooh, the Proud Barry keeps on yearnin'
And we're rollin' (rollin') rollin' (rollin')
Rollin' up the lib'rals

Stirred up a lot of hate in Memphis
Pumped up a lot of rage down in New Orleans
But he never saw the good side of the Beltway
Until he milked the mess made by the House Finance Queen
Big wheel just keeps on turnin'
Cause the proud Barry just ain't learnin'
And we're rollin' (rollin') rollin' (rollin')
Rollin' up the lib'rals (rollin' up the lib'rals)
Yeah, we're rollin' (rollin') rollin' (rollin')
Rollin' up the lib'rals
(Ro-o-o-ollin' up the lib'rals)

(Cue change of pace horns and saxophone)

Aw, left a good job down in the Senate
Working for the Imam ever night and day
But he never lost one minute of sleep
Worrying about the jobs as they slipped away
Big wheel keeps on turning
Proud Barry's unconcernin'
And we're rollin' (yeah) rollin'
Rollin' up the lib'rals
We're rollin' (yeah, yeah) rollin'
Rollin' up the lib'rals

Increased the jobless rate in Memphis, y'all
Chumped by the oil stain down near New Orleans
But he never saw the dark side of the voters
Until he flushed a tril' down the stim'lus latrine
Big wheel keeps on turnin'
Proud Barry ain't discernin'
Rollin'! Rollin'! .. Rollin up the lib'rals!
Rollin'! Rollin'! .. Rollin up the lib'rals

If you come down to the Beltway
Betcha never find the trillions we spent
You don't have to worry, if we have no money
People over in China are happy to lend
Big wheel keeps on turnin'
Proud Barry's soon adjournin'
Cause we're rollin' (yeah) rollin' (yeah, yeah)
Rollin' up the lib'rals (All right now)
Rollin' .. rollin' .. rollin' up the lib'rals

Give up ... dude, dude, dude DUDE, dude, dude, dude, DUDE, dude ,dude

(Thank you, thank you. While we're on the subject of Obama's narcissism, I thought I'd do a change of pace and finish this set with what I'm told is Obama's favorite love song)

The first time ever I saw my face
I felt the oceans SLOW .. in their rise
And the earth and sky would begin to heal
Were the gifts I gave to Me, O Self
The gifts I gave to Me.

The first time ever I heard My voice
I felt a thrill MOVE .. down My leg
Like the trembling bladder of that Matthews puke
Who would grovel to My commands, O Self
Who was there at My command

The first time ever I thought of Me
I felt the earth's fate ENCLOSED with mine
And I knew My essence would fill the world
And last till the end of time, O Self
And last till the end of time



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Randy Hearn - June 22, 2012 - Report this comment
Very good job! A double sided smash!
Brock O'Brahma - June 22, 2012 - Report this comment
I 'ike this! I 'ike it a 'ot!
Callmelennie - June 22, 2012 - Report this comment
What did you all think of "O Self" That's the sub for "my love" in the OS
Brock O'Brahma - June 22, 2012 - Report this comment
O Self works great! It reminds me of Flip Wilson when he'd say, "So I said to myself, self...". By the way, Flip Wilson is #271 on my list of African-Americans who'd make a better president than Obama (doesn't matter that he's dead).
Rob Arndt - June 22, 2012 - Report this comment
Wonderfully done-555!!!
MIKE - July 02, 2012 - Report this comment
BTW What is the 2nd song called?
Callmelennie - August 20, 2012 - Report this comment
The name of the original song is "The First Time Ever I Saw YOUR Face", by Roberta Flack. So sub "My"for "Your" and there's your title

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