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Song Parodies -> "Cooped Up In Ramallah (Arafat's Lament)"

Original Song Title:

"Far Side Of Crazy"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Wall of Voodoo

Parody Song Title:

"Cooped Up In Ramallah (Arafat's Lament)"

Parody Written by:

Taoist

The Lyrics

In a compound in Ramallah, Palestine, surrounded by enemy tanks an elderly Arab laments...
I live real close to Jesus
but at Christmas I'm denied
So thanks to the Israelis
I'm not visiting his shrine
Sharon defiled a holy place
so Moslems, they are p*ssed
But helicopters, bombs and guns
whose God would sanction this?

[Chorus]
And I remain, all cooped up in Ramallah
I remain the mortal enemy of man
3 Billion dollars out to get me
A President without a land

My people hid their crude explosives
and regardless of their age
They slipped into the settlements
the enemy engaged
But this isn't what I wanted
Bush is calling us insane
Israeli tanks are in the streets
and Hell descends again

(Chorus)

They shot Rabin and now they're after me
My Nobel prize means squat
They pen me up and bomb my cops
The peace process is shot!
My people have no future
they suffer day to day
They want revenge and they want freedom
but all they get is pain

(Chorus)
(Chorus to fade...)

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