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Song Parodies -> "Putting off the hicks"

Original Song Title:

"Putting on the ritz"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Putting off the hicks"

Parody Written by:

Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd

The Lyrics

I had so much fun writing this one, my 450th song on Amiright, all the internal rhymes just fell into place over the original's dittos - and more (except maybe for choosing a new title, that was really hard, and reading up on the American caucus process was no picnic either). Anyway, the original is a song I used to loathe in my Heavy Metal youth, now I owe it to all the other writers here who've used it and made me see how tongue-twisting good it is.

A YouTube version of the original song can currently be found here.
If you're blue and you don't know who to root for why don't you sit and root for Mitt… Just a little bit

Uptight type with Fed'ral Reserve notes, just one wife an' popped out afloat, that's Mitt… Philthy stinking rich

Blessed he who's running out of Utah
Famous for its high mormonal quota
(Worth iota!)

He'll evict the White House dweller's hellish tricks, he says, and his fellows' stones and sticks… Congress' will be licked

G-O-P's got work to do - to bring forth a Prez to you
On the caucus thoroughfare - see them brownnose in despair
And that's why they all holler - white trash with lots of dollars
Promise you a cloud nine - for the White House they pine

In the pits the nation sits Mitt admits, but ad blitz he has the solvent wits… One of all his tics

Candidates who'll stab for a vote, sharp their knives to cut at near throats, throwing fits… Grabbing for the grips

Blessed he the Bachmann's party pooper
Ran away from Herman Cain the groper
(What a blooper!)

He'll re-buck the White House wallet, with pluck from his own, it's stellar, deep an' thick… Putting off the hicks

Blessed he sent Perry home to Texas
Has support from all of Gingrich's exes
(Solar plexus!)

If you sit and spit that Mitt's not the shit then why don't get out and root for Newt… Somewhat less astute
In a cheaper suit
He would be a hoot
Someone you could boo… at

***some hot air continues, but basically the song and dance is already over***

© Peter Andersson.

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Porfle Popnecker - March 02, 2012 - Report this comment
Nicely done.
Rob Arndt - March 02, 2012 - Report this comment
Congrats on your 450th-555!
2Eagle - March 02, 2012 - Report this comment
Good political parody - Mark Russel would love it.
Dave W. - March 03, 2012 - Report this comment
Pete - It's not your quantity but your quality that gets judged need I say...And I say Bravo !

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