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Song Parodies -> "Sell-O (The Wall St. Song)"

Original Song Title:

"Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)"

Original Performer:

Harry Belafonte

Parody Song Title:

"Sell-O (The Wall St. Song)"

Parody Written by:

Kristof Robertson

The Lyrics

Sell-o! Se-e-e-llo.
Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home
Sellhe say sell, she say sell, dey say sell, me no s-e-e-llo
Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home

Work all day wi' de bonds and stocks
(Havin' fun wi' de cool cell phone)
Make de money.if you don', it sucks
(Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home)

Hey, Mr repo mon; don' take me Ferrari!
(Tings got glum on me portfolio)
Called you a dirty monme ain't freakin' sorry!
(Tings got glum on me portfolio)

Down ten cent, fifty cent, eighty cent.CRASH!
(Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home)
Six bucks, seven bucks, eight bucks.CRASH!
(Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home)

Sell! Dey say se-e-e-llo
(Daylight come, an' me funds are blown)
Sell! Freakin' sell, freakin' sell, freakin' sell, me can' se-e-e-llo
(Me was dumb; yeah, me shoulda known)

Dey taken me launch an' me Jacuzzi
(Whirly one, wi' de lovely foam)
Can' buy cocaine, or de floo-oozy
(Me so glum, coz me lost me bone)

Down ten bucks, 'leven bucks, twelve buckslord!
(Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home)
Oh jeez, de police, charge meFRAUD!
(Bad tings done, now de jail me home)

Jail! Judge say jai-ai-ai-lo
(Moonshine, rum; only crack, no blow)
Jail! He say jail, he say jail, he say jail, he say jai-ai-ai-lo
(Moonshine, rum; only crack, no blow)

Hey, Mr Prison Guard; I would be elated
(Dey like bum; Andy, John, Jerome)
If you could stop me from bein' violated
(Dey like bum, an' dey got me 'lone)

Sell-o! Se-e-e-llo.
Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home
Sellhe say sell, she say sell, dey say sell, me no s-e-e-llo
Nasdaq bummed, an' me lost me home



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alvin rhodes - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
beautifully written....i especially like the ferarri line...5s plus
Tim Mayfield - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
"Sell…he say sell, she say sell, dey say sell, me no s-e-e-llo…" That line did it for me. Wonderful job. 5's
AFW - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
This one stocks up pretty funny....Top job, here
Rick C - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
LOL Funny! Wonderfully written. There is something about the clash of the classes (from banana boat to Wall St.) that just makes it funnier....555
John Barry - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Builds beautifully. 5-5-5
Red Ant - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Glad this wasn't loaded with WS stuff or I would have been lost. The judge "jail-o" line was funny as hell. 555.
Johnny D - August 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Calypsychotic!
Phil Alexander - August 17, 2005 - Report this comment
I suppose the bounce-back version of this could be "Markets higher - time to buy-o" (to "Jambalaya - on the bayou")... lovely, Kristof.
Stuart McArthur - August 26, 2005 - Report this comment
Whirly one, wi' de lovely foam - LMAO! - there's something inherently funny about Jamaican-accent parodies - dey always make me split de sides - 555
Joann saraydarian - September 04, 2005 - Report this comment
you suck royal. so sorry you small boys are bought
stephen alesch - April 05, 2006 - Report this comment
man thats really creepy............ small boys bought? how did you decipher that from the previous comments?

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