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Song Parodies -> "Hang Seng Blues"

Original Song Title:

"Song Sung Blue"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Neil Diamond

Parody Song Title:

"Hang Seng Blues"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

Hang Seng blues,
Easy money shoguns.
Hong Kong news,
"Profit margin grows some".

Iffin' you, collect a few,
Of Kroons, Won or Yen.
Then you can take the Kroons,
And change to Won,
And back to Kroons again.
Or you can spend the Yen.

Dong, Won, Kroon,
Pesos from Manila.
Som, Tenge, Leu,
Reals from Brasilia.

Money brings us many things and
What you buy is your choice.
And the more you grow it,
Get to dealin' good,
You're drivin' a Rolls Royce.

---- Instrumental Interlude ----

Iffin' you, were to accrue,
Some Blue Chips to spend.
You could trade for Kroons,
And then to Dong,
Then Tenge and back to Yen.
Trade 'em out again.

Yuan, Pound, Krone,
Zlotys spend in Krakow.
Saigon Dong
Rubles spend in Moscow

Funding things like shiny bling just,
Like those gangsta rap boyz.
And before you know it,
You're up in da hood,
And amply stocked with toys.
Amply stocked with toys...

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AFW - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
You sure know your foreign currency...sounds like a Tony Roberts seminar...only a lot funnier...You accrue three fives
Adagio - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Good parody, Guy!
Johnny D - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
The GDI ("Guy DiRito Index") went up 555 points today.
Stuart McArthur - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
that's very funny, Guy, in a ridiculous kinda way - LOL - 555
Leo Jay - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Worth its weight in gold.
Kristof Robertson - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Excellent work, Guy! 555
Pony Express - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Mail's waiting for you at Dodge City, Sheriff Licorre.
Dee Range - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Need to POUND some CENTS inta' ya, boy!!! Re-MARK-able. If I had a dollar for every 555 you got, I wouldn't have to PAYSO much ( tthat was a real Kroner).
John Barry - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Fantastic. How do you do it?
alvin rhodes - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
nice job...5s
Rick Cormier - April 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Priceless!

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