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Song Parodies -> "We're So Sorry 'Bout The Prisoners"

Original Song Title:

"Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"

Original Performer:

Paul McCartney and Wings

Parody Song Title:

"We're So Sorry 'Bout The Prisoners"

Parody Written by:

Bob Gomez

The Lyrics

I read the news today. Oh, boy.
We're so sorry
'Bout the prisoners
We're so sorry if we caused them any shame
We're so sorry
'Bout the pictures
But if senators should question
We'll be sure to pass the blame

We're so sorry but we haven't had a plan
Since May
We're so sorry
'Bout the torture--
If embarrassing things happen
We can spin them all away......

(Rumsfeld, to reporters:)
"We're so sorry
And disgusted
But since freedom is untidy,
It's okay!
We're sooo sorry
'Bout the beatings--
We'll appoint a new commission
Till the heat just blows away....."

Nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah

Scandals 'bout the torture
(Torture)
Scandals in headli-i-i-ines
Scandals 'bout the murders
(Murders)
Scandals heaped on lies

(Bush, to Cabinet members:)
"Secretary Rumsfeld notified me,
He gave me his report
And another PDB
I read it kinda quick
After his apology
Played a round o' golf
(Round o' golf)
This throws a little wrench into transferred sovereignty, eh, Colin?"

Scandals 'cross the water
(Water)
Scandals for G.I.-i-i-i's
Scandals 'bout the torture
(Torture)
Scandals heaped on lies

See the Bush administration in Iraq
(In Iraq)
There's no way they're turning back
In the middle of attacks
See the Bush administration in Iraq
(In Iraq)
There's no way they're turning back
Bush cuts Rumsey lots of slack

Rumsey's not a goner
(Goner)
Rumsey's doin' fi-i-i-ine
Rumsey's not a goner
(Goner)
Rumsey's doin' fine............
ęBob Gomez 2004........Now we know how many holes it takes to fill the
Oval Office.

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Jack Wilson - May 07, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job! 555!
Melhi - May 07, 2004 - Report this comment
This doesn't just make the grade, it sets the curve! Nice work, Bob.
Leo Jay - May 07, 2004 - Report this comment
I love your top comment... and the fact that you were able to echo the sound of the original lyrics. Very nice job.
alvin rhodes - May 07, 2004 - Report this comment
a great parody about a really screwed up situation....5s...
Bob Gomez - May 07, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks folks--I'm afraid we ain't seen nothin' yet. q;:^(
Peregrin - May 07, 2004 - Report this comment
I am afraid you are right, Bob...
Robin - May 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job Bob! I loved it. I gave it 5-5-5. But you're right about this not being over. It's only just begun. Other countries hate us enough now, I don't even want to know what's going to be the repurcussions of this latest.
Robert J. Pagliaro - May 09, 2004 - Report this comment
Nice job. Can't tell you how many times the Harry S Truman quote has been referenced in newspapers of late - I guess this administration is waiving their right to invoke it.
MasonR - May 09, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks, Bob! I agree with all the above comments...With everything that's going on, I definitely needed a laugh like this.
Diva - May 11, 2004 - Report this comment
Another excellent submittion, Bob. Perfect song for the topic.

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