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Song Parodies -> "We Built Our Cities (On Native Homes)"

Original Song Title:

"We Built This City"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Starship

Parody Song Title:

"We Built Our Cities (On Native Homes)"

Parody Written by:

DTM

The Lyrics

(Chorus)
We built our cities
We built our cities on Native homes
Built our cities
We built our cities on Native homes

Say we don't owe you
Or recognize your race
Say we don't care who came to conquer this place
Came out of your wigwams
Failing in your ways
So many Indians falling to their graves

Columbus smokes the peace pipe
Listen to the tribal dance
Don't you remember?
We built our cities
We built our cities on Native homes

(Chorus)

Government is playing stupid white man games
Who cares, we'll give you gambling to take away your shames
You just want to dance here but someone stole your land
You call us irresponsible, who's got the upper hand?

Columbus smokes the peace pipe
Listen to the tribal dance
Don't you remember?
We built our cities
We built our cities on Native homes

(Chorus)

It's just another blood-day in a Middle East street
The Arabs have a false hope and we just smirk with glee

Bush counts his money underneath the stars
He rides the wrecking ball, your oil's just the start
Don't tell us you hate us
‘Cause you're a bunch of fools
Looking for ‘Raqerica
Making up the rules

Don't you remember?
Columbus smokes the peace pipe
Listen to the tribal dance
Don't you remember?
We built this city
We built this city on Native homes

(Chorus 2x)

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 3.9
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 7

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Ingeborg S. Nordén - January 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Well-paced. decent allusions to the original, but a bit preachy for me (and none of my ancestors were known for mistreating Indians either). 5-3-4.
davy crockett - January 30, 2005 - Report this comment
my ancestors were known for mistreating indians.. still, 3-3-3 for the consistent whining

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