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[[File:Spitting Image - Da Do Run Ron - 1984-0|thumb|right|395 px|The first single from Spitting Image, released in 1984, was a rework of the Crystals' Da Do Ron Ron. The Spitting Image version, Da Do Run Ron, was a spoof election campaign song for Ronald Reagan]] [[File:Da Doo Ron Ron.png|right|Da Doo Ron Ron. ]]
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Da Doo Ron Ron is a song originally sung by The Crystals.
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'''Da Do Run Ron''' is a parody of ''Da Doo Ron Ron'', originally sung by The Crystals. The lead vocals are sung by [[Nancy Reagan]], wife of President [[Ronald Reagan]], as well as a chorus of various characters. 
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==Background==
   
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The first single from Spitting Image, released in 1984, was a rework of the Crystals' "Da Doo Ron Ron". The Spitting Image version, "Da Do Run Ron", was a spoof election campaign song for Ronald Reagan, featuring Nancy Reagan listing reasons why "you gotta re-elect him", The cover of the single featured Reagan as a biker with Nancy riding pillion. The puppets of Ant and dec sings two wet gits and now on top of the pops along with the chicken song and da do run Ron.
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==Lyrics==
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[[File:Spitting Image - Da Do Run Ron - 1984-0|thumb|right|300px|Da Do Run Ron - 1984]]
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'''(Ronald Reagan)'''<span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>My fellow Americans, people of the world, I give you… Nancy!
   
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'''(Nancy Reagan and Chorus)'''<span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>His name is Ronald Reagan and he’s quite a guy!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>You gotta re-elect him and we’ll tell ya why!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]
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[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>He can really act!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>He’s lowered Income Tax!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>He hates the Warsaw Pact!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]
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No one can accuse him of being over the hill!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>But when he went out jogging his heart stood still!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Da don’t run run Ron, da don’t run Ron!]
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[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>He’s wild and free!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>He’s seventy-three!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>He’s just run into a tree!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]
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[Oooooh! Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]
   
The first single from Spitting Image, released in 1984, was a rework of the Crystals' "Da Doo Ron Ron".[33] The Spitting Image version, "Da Do Run Ron", was a spoof election campaign song for Ronald Reagan, featuring Nancy Reagan listing reasons why "you gotta re-elect him", with lyrics like "Yeah! He can really act, Yeah! He lowered income tax, Yeah! He hates the Warsaw Pact". The cover of the single featured Reagan as a biker with Nancy riding pillion.
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He went into Grenada with his head held high!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>The only trouble is he can’t remember why!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"><br /></span>[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]
   
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'''(Gary Hart and Chorus)'''<span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span>He ought-a stay in bed!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span>[Yeah!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>He’s so nearly dead!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>[Yeah!]
   
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'''(Ronald Reagan and Soviet Chorus)'''<span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>Yeah, but better dead than Red!<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>[Da da run run Ron, da da run Ron!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span><span style="font-weight:normal;"> <br></span>[Da da run run Ron, da da run Ron!]<span style="font-weight:normal;"> </span>
   
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Da Doo Ron Ron


Da Do Run Ron is a parody of Da Doo Ron Ron, originally sung by The Crystals. The lead vocals are sung by Nancy Reagan, wife of President Ronald Reagan, as well as a chorus of various characters. 

BackgroundEdit

The first single from Spitting Image, released in 1984, was a rework of the Crystals' "Da Doo Ron Ron". The Spitting Image version, "Da Do Run Ron", was a spoof election campaign song for Ronald Reagan, featuring Nancy Reagan listing reasons why "you gotta re-elect him", The cover of the single featured Reagan as a biker with Nancy riding pillion. The puppets of Ant and dec sings two wet gits and now on top of the pops along with the chicken song and da do run Ron.

LyricsEdit

Spitting Image - Da Do Run Ron - 1984-0

Spitting Image - Da Do Run Ron - 1984-0

Da Do Run Ron - 1984

(Ronald Reagan) 
My fellow Americans, people of the world, I give you… Nancy!

(Nancy Reagan and Chorus) 
His name is Ronald Reagan and he’s quite a guy! 
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]  
You gotta re-elect him and we’ll tell ya why!  
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]

[Yeah!] 
He can really act! 
[Yeah!] 
He’s lowered Income Tax! 
[Yeah!] 
He hates the Warsaw Pact! 
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]

No one can accuse him of being over the hill! 
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!] 
But when he went out jogging his heart stood still! 
[Da don’t run run Ron, da don’t run Ron!]

[Yeah!] 
He’s wild and free! 
[Yeah!] 
He’s seventy-three! 
[Yeah!] 
He’s just run into a tree! 
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]

[Oooooh! Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]

He went into Grenada with his head held high! 
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!] 
The only trouble is he can’t remember why! 
[Da do run run Ron, da do run Ron!]

(Gary Hart and Chorus) 
[Yeah!] He ought-a stay in bed! [Yeah!]  
He’s so nearly dead!  
[Yeah!]

(Ronald Reagan and Soviet Chorus) 
Yeah, but better dead than Red!  
[Da da run run Ron, da da run Ron!]  
[Da da run run Ron, da da run Ron!] 

[Da da!]

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