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Song Parodies -> "Lately"

Original Song Title:

"Lately"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Stevie Wonder

Parody Song Title:

"Lately"

Parody Written by:

Marthadtox

The Lyrics

This parody spoofs the Galleon insider trading case where the FBI used wiretaps and "flipped" informants to trap the miscreants
Lately I have had the strangest feeling
That when I make a call I’m not alone
They want to catch me out insider dealing
On my phone

I should have talked in code to keep concealing
Those juicy tips on which I love to trade
The Feds will know cos I have been revealing
How I’ve made
What I’ve made

They’ve tapped my phones they have been spying
On my trades there’s no denying
They’ve got it all on tape
I’m busted there is no escape
They will hang me out to dry
And it sometimes makes me cry

My ex is feeling sore and rather bitter
I dumped her and it really broke her heart
The Feds don’t miss a trick I’ll bet they’ve flipped her
They are smart

And then they’ve got that fiendish data mining
Painstakingly they’ll pick my trades apart
To find the patterns which are so defining
Of my art
They are smart

Their predictive analytics
Is so unfair it’s just not cricket
I haven’t got a hope
Oh God I have been such a dope
They will hang me out to dry
And it sometimes makes me cry

Their predictive analytics
Is so unfair it’s just not cricket
I haven’t got a hope
Oh God I have been such a dope
They will hang me out to dry
And it sometimes makes me cry


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Patrick - August 17, 2011 - Report this comment
Before you engage in illegal transactions on the phone, make sure you and your co-conspirators are fluent in some bizarre language no one else speaks, even if you have to invent one yourself. I think their are web sites that teach you how to do this.
Marthadtox - August 18, 2011 - Report this comment
I would like to see those web sites....

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