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Banker's Lament (by Scott Lee, based on Jolly Banker by Woodie Guthrie) (recording here)
My name is John Cranker, and I'm a jolly banker I'm a jolly banker, jolly banker am I I fly in my jet planes, I own several mansions Oh, I'm a jolly banker, jolly banker am I When the economy's tankin', by good Lord I'm thankin'... Because I'll never go under while there's people to plunder... When money you're needin', and mouths you are feedin'... I'll give you a loan that you cannot afford, singin'... I know you need it, this thing called credit... Just bring me back two for the one I lend you... When your job you're losin', and debt you're a-cruisin' (?)... I'll come get your home, every thing that you own, singin'... The economy's crashin', and I sit here laughin'... When hard times come on you, I'll rape you and scalp you, singin'... I run to Washington, get a bailout and then some... I pocket the money, and I think it's funny, 'cause... When you start refusin', because I'm abusin' I won't be a jolly banker no more When you find out I'm stealin', well, I'll be a-reelin', singin'...