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Song Parodies -> "Bad, Bad Barack O"

Original Song Title:

"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Jim Croce

Parody Song Title:

"Bad, Bad Barack O"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Has it really been 8 years since I wrote "Bad, Bad Georgie Bush"? Well, at last, we have a proper sequel. And while most people pronounce his adopted home town "Shi-CAH-go," and natives tend to pronounce it "Shi-CAW-go," for the purpose of the song, I'm putting the accent on the first syllable: "SHEE-caw-go."
(instrumental opening)

Well, the baddest place I know of
is the South Side, Chicago.
And if you go down there, you better just beware
of a man named Barack O.
Obama, whoa, he trouble.
You know he stands about 6-foot-2.
All the good people call him "Mister President"
and if you're smart, then you will, too!

'Cause he's bad, bad Barack O.
Baddest man out of Chicago.
Badder than old Reagan Ron
and smarter than the Dubya Bush.

Obama, he's a lawyer
and he likes his skinny clothes
and he likes to shoot a high-arcing jumper
over everybody's nose.

He's got an Army and a Navy.
He got a Air Force, Ma-rines, too.
And if you aim your gun at his country for fun
he gonna send them after you.

'Cause he's bad, bad Barack O.
Baddest man out of Chicago.
Badder than old Reagan Ron
and smarter than the Dubya Bush.

Well, Sunday, 'bout 2 weeks ago
Ambassador Susan Rice
and some Generals told Obama
"We found Osama"
and, ooh, he thought that nice.

Well, he cast his eyes upon them
and the mission soon began.
Osama bin Laden learned a lesson 'bout messin'
with the people American!

'Cause he's bad, bad Barack O.
Baddest man out of Chicago.
Badder than old Reagan Ron
and smarter than the Dubya Bush.

Well, the SEALs, they took to fightin'
and when their mission was all done
we were astonished:
"MISSION ACCOMPLISHED"
Osama bin Laden's gone!

'Cause he's bad, bad Barack O.
Baddest man out of Chicago.
Badder than old Reagan Ron
and smarter than the Dubya Bush.

Yeah, he's bad, bad Barack O.
Baddest man out of Chicago.
Badder than old Reagan Ron
and smarter than the Dubya Bush.

Yeah, he is badder than old Reagan Ron
and smarter than the Dubya Bush.
Officially, he's "only" 6-foot-1, but the song worked better with "6-foot-2," and I knew I couldn't get away with calling him "6-foot-4" like the original Leroy Brown. And "He got a air force" matches the original's "He got a El Dorado, too." Which does, of course, bring up the question: Tell me, O President of the Future, can you core a apple?

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Chris Wolvie - May 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Very nice. Here's yer fives.
Patrick - May 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Fits in with my song today about another Chicago celebrity who was known for not taking no sh.. off anyone. At the risk of sounding like a right wing stereotype (which I probably am), I recall the first time I saw a news clip of President Obama fumbling a bowling ball. The next shot was of Obama dunking a basketball from mid court. When I heard the reporter comment on the disparity in his abilities I recall saying "Well, duh". Just saw something on the net about O'Bama going to Ireland next week to look into that side of his ancestry. Everyone on my father's side was from there. I'm sure O'Bama can access the best genealogists so it will be interesting to see who he might link up with.
The Baddest ManFrom the Whole Damn Town - May 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Very nice! I didn't know he was that tall. 5s across the board 4 U !
Syncronos - May 14, 2011 - Report this comment
That was tight! Love how you rigged the words to fit!

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