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Song Parodies -> "Why Are We So Poor?"

Original Song Title:

"My Cherie Amour"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Stevie Wonder

Parody Song Title:

"Why Are We So Poor?"

Parody Written by:

Royce Miller

The Lyrics

Kind of a bittersweet lament, acknowledging there's always someone worse off than you and me.....
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Why are we so poor, payday is 2 weeks away
Why are we so poor, can't afford a Milky Way
Why are we so poor, borrowing is something I abhore
Wolf is salivating at the door
How I wish that things were fine

Avoid cafes, at least we don't live on the street
Is it clear to you that I'm feeling kind of tired and beat
Why are we so poor, tax collector's standing at the door
Wonder who I'm really working for
Wish my paycheck was all mine

Maybe someday I'll win the powerball jackpot
Maybe someday they'll throw me in a pauper's plot
Why are we so poor, tell me what's a kidney going for?
Still I'll cough up a few dollars for
Victims who have less than I

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