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Song Parodies -> "Oy, What a World"

Original Song Title:

"Joy to the World"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Three Dog Night

Parody Song Title:

"Oy, What a World"

Parody Written by:

Rick Duncan

The Lyrics

Well, I took two weeks off, wrote three new originals, and then I noticed I kept peeking back in here. Then something would touch a nerve and I'd have to write a parody. I guess it's a drug you can't quit cold turkey, so I'm going to just moderate.
Kobe Bryant was a ballhog
Not a good friend of Shaq's
I never understood how those celebs get off
But it helps to a-have greenbacks
And that "playa" has some mighty greenbacks
Blingin'

Oy, what a world!
Run, you Laker girls, now
Oy, dirt that dishes from your big T.V.
Ploy for Kobe B.

When he was the king of all pop
He'd tell boys what to do
Got himself the purse and a nurse and lawyers
Bet he gets off, too
Sing it high

Oy, what a world
Run, you boys, not girls
Makes better ratings on our big T.V.
Joy for us to see

You know I loved Baretta
Loved him and his gun
He's a hit contractor and a has-been actor
A talk show guest on the run
I said he'll rake in bucks by the ton

Oy, what a world
Courts are bought with pearls
Lock "em up and throw away the key
Were it you or me

Oy, what a world
Makes me wanna hurl
Circle that's vicious on my old T.V.
They're all walkin' free

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Bob Gomez, singing along - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Amen to that, brother. It's too bad they never did lock that phenom bum away. Jury's till out on the weirdness happening at Neverland. I loved the verse about Blake; has he found a job yet?
Claude Prez - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Ditto on the Baretta verse; great stuff. I'd say welcome back but smug bastard that I am, I knew you couldn't really leave; glad I was right.
Leo Jay - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Great stuff. I love the bullfrog/ballhog sub and the 'hit contractor... has-been actor' line.
Adagio - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Welcome back, friend! You're coming back on a strong note with at least three parodies (so, I'm overwhelmed - I'm lucky to get 3 a month). Love the parody! 5's
Johnny D - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Old prophet Jeremiah himself would probably agree with this parody.
Airfarcewon - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Good job...makes ya' think..
Michael Pacholek - April 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Robert Blake get a job? Why, is Bush no longer President?
Rick - April 02, 2005 - Report this comment
Funny, cutting and insightful !! I hate you ! 555

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