Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "For Too Long a Time"

Original Song Title:

"For the Longest Time"

Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"For Too Long a Time"

Parody Written by:

Yolanda DeByle

The Lyrics

If you said George Bush was going to lose,
That would be the greatest bit of news.
John Kerry I'll pick,
To Defeat both George and Dick.
They've been in office for too long a time.

Once I thought the Democrats were done.
Now I know the Bush team must move on.
Away we'll send them,
There's no way you can defend 'em.
They've made a mess of things; it's such a crime!

Woh-oh-oh-oh. For too long a time;
Woh-oh-oh. It's such a crime.

Say goodbye to Rumsfeld, Rice and Bush.
Then we'll boot out Cheney on his tush.
Clean out that Colin;
Time to get the voters rollin'.
Been disenfranchised for too long a time.

Maybe Bush deceived us into war.
Soldiers are dyin'; What are we there for?
I know we'll do best with JFK.
Don't you forget that Help's on the way!

Once I thought the Democrats were wimps.
Now I know the Bush team's full of pimps.
And soon we'll pound them,
Back to Texas where we found 'em.
They've really fecked up things; it's such a crime.

There's no doubt Bush lied about Iraq.
Thousands have died; But who's keepin' track?
I say we must win back the White House.
In with a flip-flop; but out with the lying louse!

Who knows how much worse that things could get?
Bush will triple the National Debt.
Don't take no chances;
Or you'll face bad consequences.
Please vote it hardly takes up any time.

Woh-oh-oh-oh. For too long a time;
Woh-oh-oh. It is such a crime.
Vo-o-ote. Hardly any time;
Go and vote. Doesn't cost a dime!
Copyright 2004 by Yolanda DeByle

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 

In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.

Voting Results

Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.3

Total Votes: 6

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 2   0
 3   0
 4   0
 5   6

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

Ashkicksass - October 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Ingeborg S. Nordén - October 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Good puns/rhymes, decent pacing, darn good message. A straight-ticket 5 vote from me!
Michael Pacholek - October 02, 2004 - Report this comment
As BJ said in another song, "After you've heard lie upon lie, there can hardly be a question of why!" Keep 'em coming! One month to go!
Eac Zeffron - February 12, 2007 - Report this comment
Excellent pacing...but TOS is called "The Longest Time." I know this is rather dated, but I just happened to come across it courtesy of the "random" link. 5/5/5.

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 881