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Song Parodies -> "Getting Ziggy With It"

Original Song Title:

"Gettin Jiggy Wit It"

Original Performer:

Will Smith

Parody Song Title:

"Getting Ziggy With It"

Parody Written by:

Tim Mayfield

The Lyrics

Kudos to Tom Wilson for creating the fabulous Ziggy cartoon which first ran in newspapers in June 1971.
I've got marks, I'm in debt, so poor
No more dough
I throw, I blow, I've no control
Call me a half-wit just can't quit
Cause I got Ziggy with it
Love it
Yeah, bought me a brand new slide
Camera tie
Wallet opened wide
I bought a lot of pinatas
Got to stuff 'em up
Grabbed pencils and pens, pumpkins
Everybody's selling to me
Catching the rig
Neighbor's pig was selling me figs
Stuck with this awful wig
Bigger bazaar right in my backyard
I just buy it
Caught with a hook I don't fight it
Maybe I'll launder this stuff up on E-bay
Get my next Ziggy then I must yell hurray
Mastercard is up to the limit
Oh no!
Keep falling for their gimmick

Gettin Ziggy with it
Gettin Ziggy with it
Gettin Ziggy with it

Say it's just a doll for a kid
Can buy them at the mall
But they're all out cause I did
When I buy fifteen pies I get the life-size poster
And I have to buy a rug for the coffee mug
Nothing could be greater
I got a Ziggy tip from the waiter
Shipment coming in on an overseas freighter
Yeah, and then he told me that's the latest
I bought a beaver, got some Ziggy clippers and tweezers
Gotta buy another
Tell me what I miss
You're jealous
Only critics catch the gimmicks
Got me the vest, yeah cause this is my fourth
Bought six shirts and got 'em cut off, a rip-off
You know I just gotta shop
In the noonday or in the nighttime
What hits the spot?
Gettin Ziggy with it

Gettin Ziggy with it
Gettin Ziggy with it
Gettin Ziggy with it

Give me your address if you need a gift
You know a good pawnshop?
Or catch my drift?
I caught me some gear I have to downshift
I might even need a forklift
If the big man sees me
Well then I can't be acting cheesy
And I can't deal with someone sleazy
You see I've got no more room for stacking 'em
Well you can be sure the IRS is tracking 'em
The police prob'ly backing 'em
Hope they don't spy when I'm packing 'em
Racking 'em
Cause I spent my last dollar bill
Should be prudent
In the lessons of this life, a student
You know it's high time I learn my lesson
Give up on these awful bedskirts, it's schooltime
I'm trying but don't you see?
Can't because I'm
Getting Ziggy with it

Gettin Ziggy with it
Gettin Ziggy with it
Gettin Ziggy with it

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RIck C - June 10, 2005 - Report this comment
Funny stuff, Tim. I'd like to hear a recording of this one! 555
Tim Mayfield - June 10, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks Rick. Eek! A white boy rapping, you know what they say.. guess it's my own fault for writing the parody in the first place, huh?
Michael Pacholek - June 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Did you really write something this good, Tim, or (people, you may want to brace yourselves for this horrible pun) is it just a Zigment of my imagination?

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