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Song Parodies -> "The Ballad of Cable News"

Original Song Title:

"The Ballad of Jed Clampett"

Original Performer:

Paul Henning

Parody Song Title:

"The Ballad of Cable News"

Parody Written by:

Royce Miller

The Lyrics

Come and listen to my story bout a man named Ted
Multi-millionaire, from successes he has had
Then one day while he wore a little smirk
Up from the ground sprung a cable network
CNN that is, news, weather, sports

Next thing I knew when I looked at TV
Cable news networks, there seemed to be three
It's stiff competition, I'm sure you will agree
Fox, CNN and MSNBC
Cable news that is, Fair and Balanced? Biased? In-Between?

They've really gone and broadened the thing called "news"
Now it's full of commentator views
If you want a heapin' helpin' of talk and P.C.
Tune in Fox, CNN, and MSNBC
Cable news, that is, Fair and Balanced? Biased? In-Between?

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