Touch of Black: a housing bubble song parody

Here's a little song I wrote. It will only appeal to that small slice of people who are both Housing Doomers and Deadheads.

Must be getting ugly, the Fed keeps cutting rates
Make my love a morning coffee, milk's six dollars
Global shortage of wheat and rice, buy a bread loaf, curse the price
Mortgage brokers' wrists are sliced, but its all right
I will get by, I will get by, I will get by, I will survive

You own two condos, don't pout, cut your price and get out
Once you get the gist of it, its all right
Farewell McMansion, hello shack, Bernanke must be smoking crack
Every Greenspan's bubble's got a touch of black
I will get by, I will get by, I will get by, I will survive

Its a lesson to me, the flippers and Mozilos and the thieves
The orange midget we all think of, I hope he gets some prison love

I know the mortgage is in arrears, Grandma eats her Alpo in tears
It's even worse than it appears, but it's all right

Corn is used for gasoline, inflation's running in the teens
The Bear Stearns bailout was obscene, but it's all right
I will get by, I will get by, I will get by, I will survive

The tan is on the man it fits, dumped his stock 'fore the shit hit
Whistle through your teeth and spit, but it's all right

Oh well a touch of black, lets you know the dollar's whacked,
Bernanke must be smoking crack, but it's all right
I will get by, I will get by, I will get by, I will survive

Its a lesson to me, the Conrads and the Dodds and Barney
The FOAs do what they're told, the Congressmen are bought and sold

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