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Song Parodies -> "Your Lyin' Eyes"

Original Song Title:

"Your Cheatin' Heart"

Original Performer:

Hank Williams, Sr.

Parody Song Title:

"Your Lyin' Eyes"

Parody Written by:

Immoral Liberal

The Lyrics

"Who ya gonna believe? Me or your own eyes?" --Warren T. Rat from An American Tail (1986).
Your lyin' eyes are foolin' you:
They tell you things I say ain't true.
Trust what I say, not what they do;
Your lyin' eyes are foolin' you!

They say my bailout is a crock;
My polls are dropping like a rock.
Job losses mount; bank failures, too;
Your lyin' eyes are foolin' you!

Your lyin' eyes don't believe me:
They say there's no recovery.
My schemes don't work--no, that's not true!
Your lyin' eyes are foolin' you!

Your eyes are playin' you a game:
They tell you I'm the one to blame.
Turn off your eyes, and your mind too;
Your lyin' eyes are foolin' you!
"Our own eyes!" --mob of mice Warren T. Rat was addressing.

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Patrick - July 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Who are you going to believe? Yourself or the mainstream media? Good adaptation. Reminds me of the time I was with a group of friends. We heard some thunder and rain. We wanted to know what was happening. Did we look out the window? No, we turned on the TV.
Fiddlegirl - July 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Re: Introductory quote-- Delivered much earlier by Chico Marx (Chicolini) in "Duck Soup" (1933). The idea is nothing new, is it? Good pacing, and timely commentary on the power of media
Timmy1000 - July 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Good commentary and parody.
Michael Pacholek - July 16, 2009 - Report this comment
Riiight, a conservative is calling a liberal a liar. Next, Limbaugh will talk about how Ted Kennedy is a fat substance abuser.

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