“Unemploymentville” New Parody Song!

buffett Unemploymentville New Parody Song!

Jimmy Buffett

Thanks to WYCD listener Ken Cottongim for writing the lyrics and to Billy Craig for singing this:With apologies to [lastfm]Jimmy Buffett[/lastfm], here is “Unemploymentville.” Enjoy:

  • Debra

    this is too funny……..but so true

  • Ken Cottongim

    Thank you Doc. Don, Bill Craig, Mike Scott, and WYCD for making this happen!

  • Lora

    Woo Hoo that’s my brother-in-law!!!! Good job Ken!

  • Keith Michaels

    That’s better than Jimmy Buffett’s song Thanks Ken for bringing a song so close to my heart !!!!!!!! Still waiting on my checks also ,Grandholm has ruined this state so lets see what my buddy Mike Bouchard can do ………. Got a song about him????

    • Ken Cottongim

      Keith, I don’t know you brother but i’m glad you enjoyed it, and i feel your pain. The whole song is a true story. I wrote it after losing my job in the auto industry after being there 15 years.

  • Julie Bildner

    Yee Haaah!!!

  • Collin

    Great job Ken- Your Buddy, Collin

  • Sandy

    Awesome KEN!

  • Franky

    Billy – Did you find my lucky silver dollar in your couch?

  • Ken Cottongim

    good job hon.. I love the song !!! its sooooo true too

  • bo

    ken is just too darn funny….. first you do a tv spot, next you do movies, now you get radio play. wow thats too cool ken. hey, do you need an agent? or can i at least be in your entourage

  • Eric Omron

    Your the man ken and might I add I love your trophy. :)

    • Ken Cottongim

      Thanks everyone for your support! Bo, your crazy!!

  • Lora

    KickAss lets go to nashVille………

  • Stacey

    Hilarious! I love it! It really does suck being unemployed I wish I could walk back in those doors at Taylor everyday

  • Paul Smith

    Dude billy I just checked out your website and I love your music!!!! Great stuff!

  • Billy Craig

    Thanks Doc and WYCD, Great lyrics Ken……it was fun recording that piece.



    • http://drdoncarpenter.wordpress.com Dr Don

      OH, we’ve got plenty more where THAT came from ;)

      • Ken Cottongim

        I wrote one for “Toes” if your interested Billy!

    • Ken Cottongim

      The Doc. tweaked a few lines in there too! Added the extra kick!

  • Christina

    Very cool Man, Very cool!

  • Karyl

    This is great. It probably hits home for a lot of people in Michigan.

  • Neal M

    OMG…I love this song….It really hits home on whats going on here in Michigan. I also have been affected by the bad economy. Maybe I need to be sitting on the porch with Ken also….My wife is now walking around the house singing this song….Great Job Ken…..I am very proud of you….Neal…:)

  • Brenda

    I love it… Thanks Ken… I think my son, Jeremy worked with you over in Taylor… I sent it to him, I know he will love it!

  • J.D.

    look at the bright side… J/Grandstand will be gone soon, and you must have a great Michigan-summer tan to go along with that classic parrot-head song…

  • duda

    i looked under my couch cushions and to my surprise griff swanson was under there

  • John

    Great lyrics Ken, love me! Billy, good singing…………..you guys rock & this state sucks!

  • Neal M

    I am still loving this song….I find myself singing it in the shower because thats where I sound the best when I’m singing….LOL

  • Rob St.Amant

    Finally! Thank you, Ken, for sharing your brilliant sense of humor with the rest of the Detroit area. We had more than our share of laughs at work, and now everyone else can enjoy one of the main reasons it was so easy to clock in every morning. I miss ya, buddy!

    • Ken Cottongim

      Thanks Rob. I miss ya too. We could make anyone cry laughing. I’ miss those days. Not gonna get another job where someone else has a great sense of humor like yours.

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