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Song Parodies -> "One for Insurance"

Original Song Title:

"One for My Baby"

Original Performer:

Fred Astaire

Parody Song Title:

"One for Insurance"

Parody Written by:

Al Silver

The Lyrics

It is 2:45, and I'm the only guy
Who's still in this dive
Let's say that I'm "Joe," an ordinary fellow
You oughtta know
I'm drinking a lot, though I got
To get ready to run
Make it one for insurance
And one more just for fun
I own this saloon, I got the record player
Singing a tune
Business is bad, and so I chose a song that's
Morbid and sad
Could tell you my plot, but that's not
How the arson is done
Make it one for insurance
And one more just for fun
There's scotch and bourbon, and cocktails for the folks suburban
And I've got a lot of rye to pour
But when I'm busted, a payoff from Prudential's trusted
To make me solvent once more
The kerosene's here, I kept it in a barrel
I labeled "Beer"
Lighting the fuse
It feels so lousy to
Destroy all this booze
If I don't get burned
You'll have learned that a criminal won
Make it one for insurance
And one more just for fun
Some red hot fun

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Pacing: 3.0
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Overall Rating: 3.0

Total Votes: 6

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Old Man Ribber - January 14, 2013 - Report this comment
Al - All these and Harold Arlen too! Nice. ;D

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