Buying Cheap Houses (Pink Houses)


A parody of a song by John Mellencamp.  Recorded by robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
Recorded: 11/29/2015  Released: 11/29/2015  First aired: 12/01/2015
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In the second line I wanted to use "worker-man neighborhood" but it just didn't sound right for some reason. If anyone thinks I am stupid and should have used it, please lambaste me.

There’s an orange man with a black cape
Driving through a working-class neighborhood
He’s got Zenga jeans clinging to his waistline
He pulls over and takes out his checkbook
And there’s a woman in the kitchen
With a painful case of gout
And he Sonny Corleone’s her a check and says
“Hey darlin’ you got 30 minutes to get the hell out.”

That’s Satch’s America, a 1% dream
Satch’s America, ignoring her pleas, this is
Satch’s America, he can’t be appeased until he’s
Buying cheap houses and kicking out into the street

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Jerry in Annandale, VA
This is the definitive "Here's some cash, get out of this house" song. The joy of the chorus fits the theme so well
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judofuse in Atlanta
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mrlip in Springfield, VA
Anita, does that make you pro-tirb-ed (perturbed)?
628 days ago.
Anita from Alaska
Another gem from The Incomparable Robert Berg. I think we'll just start referring to you as TIRB.
628 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Loved it! As usual.
628 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
Brilliant. As usual.
628 days ago.

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