I Wanna Be Obama’d: Revolutionary Cover of Ramones’ Lyrics

The night of the 2008 Election, I wrote some new lyrics to the Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Sedated”. With Gov. Palin throwing her hat into the right for 2012, I rewrote those lyrics yet again and performed them tonight at a Rockeroke (Live Karaoke) at Snoqualamie Casino. You can see the video here.

Twenty Twenty Twenty-Four hours ago/
I finally got Obama’d./
I said I’m sorry, but I didn’t know,/
I’d wanna be Obama’d./

So get me to the airport,/
put me on a plane./
Hurry hurry hurry!/
I voted for McCain!/
They want my bank account,/
my wallet and my brain oh oh oh oh oh ooh!

Twenty Twenty Twenty-Four hours ago/
I finally got Obama’d./
I said I’m sorry, but I didn’t know,/
I’d wanna be Obama’d./

The Democrats have spoken;/
They’re live on SNL./
Republicans are choking;/
the Country’s gone to hell!/
Can he fix what’s broken?/
We’ll have to ask Michelle oh oh oh oh oh ooh!/

Twenty Twenty Twenty-Four hours ago/
I finally got Obama’d./
I said I’m sorry, but I didn’t know,/
I’d wanna be Obama’d./

I musta lost my brain/
to vote Republican./
I know it sounds insane/
but I’m so hot for Pa-lin./
I wanted John McCain/
but Barack is going in oh oh oh oh oh ooh!

Twenty Twenty Twenty-Four hours ago/
I finally got Obama’d./
I said I’m sorry, but I didn’t know,/
I’d wanna be Obama’d./

I musta lost my brain/
to vote Republican./
But no, I’m not insane!
I won’t vote for Pay-lin./
I wanted John McCain/
but Barack is going in oh oh oh oh oh ooh!

Bah bah bah bah/
bah bah bah bah bah:
I wanna be Obama’d … (etc.)

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