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Song Parodies -> "Missouri Was Happy"

Original Song Title:

"Don't Worry, Be Happy"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bobby McFerrin

Parody Song Title:

"Missouri Was Happy"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Forgive me, Harry, I know this song is "awesomely bad," but the title was obvious.
Here's a little song I wrote
'bout the nineteen forty-eight vote.
Missouri was happy.
Republicans, they made some trouble.
Harry Truman made them sweat double.
Missouri was happy.
Missouri was happy, now.
(Woo, oo-oo, oo-oo-oo)
Missouri
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)
was happy.
Missouri was happy.
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)
Missouri was happy.

FDR gone, you shook your head.
Harry put the war to bed.
Missouri was happy.
Reds, they give the Krauts short shrift.
Harry gave Berlin Airlift.
Missouri was happy.
Missouri was happy, now.

(Woo, oo-oo, oo-oo-oo)
Missouri
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)
was happy.
Missouri was happy.
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)

Harry had the elephants' number.
Got them worried, that made him happy.

Dewey ran, Henry Wallace, too.
To the South Ol' Strom was true.
Missouri was happy.
Tribune print from Chicago
wrong headline as we all know.
Missouri was happy.
Missouri was happy, now.

(Woo, oo-oo, oo-oo-oo)
Missouri
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)
was happy.
Missouri was happy.
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)

There is the little song I wrote
'bout the nineteen forty-eight vote
for good Democrat children.
Missouri was happy.
Republicans, they made some trouble.
Harry Truman made them sweat double.
Missouri was happy!
Was happy, now.

(Woo, oo-oo, oo-oo-oo)
Missouri
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)
was happy.
Missouri was happy.
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)

Missouri, Missouri, get to it.
Keep them Republicans down.
Missouri
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)
That bill will soon pass, whatever it is.
Missouri, be happy.
(woo-oo-oo-oo-oo)

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Overall Rating: 4.4

Total Votes: 8

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Ravyn Rant - September 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Michael, I love this series!
Johnny D - September 08, 2004 - Report this comment
(holds up newspaper with headline, "PACHOLEK WINS 555% OF POPULAR VOTE")
Michael Pacholek - September 08, 2004 - Report this comment
I hope that's not the Chicago Tribune, Johnny! Or the New York Post.

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