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:

Comments (30)
  1. Debra says:

    this is too funny……..but so true

  2. Ken Cottongim says:

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

  3. Lora says:

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

  4. Keith Michaels says:

    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????

    1. Ken Cottongim says:

      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.

  5. Julie Bildner says:

    Yee Haaah!!!

  6. Collin says:

    Great job Ken- Your Buddy, Collin

  7. Sandy says:

    Awesome KEN!

  8. Franky says:

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

  9. Ken Cottongim says:

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

  10. bo says:

    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

  11. Eric Omron says:

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

    1. Ken Cottongim says:

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

  12. Lora says:

    KickAss lets go to nashVille………

  13. Stacey says:

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

  14. Paul Smith says:

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

  15. Billy Craig says:

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



    1. Dr Don says:

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

      1. Ken Cottongim says:

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

    2. Ken Cottongim says:

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

  16. Christina says:

    Very cool Man, Very cool!

  17. Karyl says:

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

  18. Neal M says:

    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…:)

  19. Brenda says:

    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!

  20. J.D. says:

    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…

  21. duda says:

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

  22. John says:

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

  23. Neal M says:

    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

  24. Rob St.Amant says:

    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!

    1. Ken Cottongim says:

      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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