This blog post originally appeared on RealMoney Silver on July 27 at 8:07 a.m. EDT.

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Importantly, I try to deliver my messages and views in a style and format that is combined with pop culture and humor -- and, hopefully, in a self-deprecating way. My columns, especially The Edge's opening missives, are often integrated with references from comedians, philosophers, poets, lyricists, etc., and include parodies and metaphors to slam home my views. I do this in an attempt to differentiate The Edge from the typically dry and commonplace commentary on the economy, individual companies and investment themes.

Having been the son of an extremely hip and complex jazz musician -- secondarily, he was a doctor! -- I have been especially drawn to music and their lyrics, and I often integrate the message of a song's lyrics with an investment theme.

Here is my latest: "The Day the Market Died" (to be sung to the tune of Don McLean's "

American Pie

" and with special recognition to Sean Brady and Tom Kearney who originally presented this concept several years ago. (Have some fun and sing along!)

A long, long time ago
I can still remember
How the 2008-2009 market used to make me smileAnd I now know what investors do at any chance
Is to get themselves a margin loan in advance
And maybe add some more Apple (AAPL) - Get Report to the pileThe unemployment rate made me shiver
With every statement that the Fed Beige Book delivered.
Bad housing news, sovereign debt contagion and a U.S. dollar scare
Still the traders couldn't keep from taking another shareI can't remember if I cried
When I read about John Williams' CPI
But you could lose your capital and your bride
The day the market diedSo bye-bye, to your piece of the pie
.Investors poured their money into social media
Now their equity account's dry
It's just three months from a new multiyear high
Singin', Could we go back where we were last July?
Could we go back where we were last July?Did you buy stocks you never heard of
Facebook and LinkedIn (LNKD) at $105 or above
If the shoeshine boy told you so? Now do you believe in Pandora (P) ?
Were you in Francesca's (FRAN) - Get Report IPO?
And can you teach me about free cash flow?Well, I know that you were margined, too
'Cause you can't just take an intermediate-term view
Your Merrill broker shut you down
No more buying power could be foundThe traders never worried on the whole way up
Buying Chinese reverse mergers from the back of a pickup truck
But I knew some week they will all run out of luck
The day the market diedI started singin',
Bye-bye to your piece of the pie
Investors poured their money into social media
Now their equity account's dry
It's just three months from a new multiyear high
And singin', Could we go back where we were last July?
Could we go back where we were last July?Now when this happens you'll all be on your own
Your E*Trade (ETFC) - Get Report broker probably won't pick up the phone
But that's not how it used to be.While investors snapped up yet another bubble
With the margin debt they borrowed so easily
And a quote that always flashed with greenOh, and just as things were turning 'round
A Congressional committee slapped Goldman Sachs (GS) - Get Report down
The courtroom was adjourned
A guilty verdict was returnedAnd while Cramer read a book on Hong Kong
Buffett sold while listening to the strategists' bullish bark
While the bears sang dirges and came out of the dark
The day the market died(Refrain)Helter-skelter in this summer swelter
The bulls flew into their fallout shelter
The Dow was at 12,000 but falling fastOn "Squawk Box," Wells' Jim Paulsen landed foul on the grass
Though Joe and Becky were still trying for a forward pass
With Ken Fisher on the sidelines in a castNow 'Fast Money's Halftime Report' air was filled with sweet perfume
But Mr. Market wasn't playing their marching tune
The bulls all got up to dance
Oh, but they never got the chance!
'Cause the bearish players took the field
As the long bond climbed more than 150 basis points in yield
Was mean regression ever really repealed
The day the market died?(Refrain)Oh, with the hedge-hoggers all in one place
George Soros, Julian Robertson and Paul Tudor Jones lost in space
Too old and with no time to start again.So come on; Fed be anxious, Fed ease again!
Is David Tepper still chanting amen?
'Cause QE2 is the market's only friendOh, as we watch the Dow Jones fall
Many will receive a margin call
No financial planner born in hell
Could make traders want to sellAnd as investors' equity fall fast into the crash
The brokers will begin demanding cash
As the perma-bulls continue to talk the trash
The day the market died(Refrain)Well I met an analyst covering General Electric (GE) - Get Report
And I asked her for their earnings news
But she just smiled and turned awayI went down to my broker at UBS' (UBS) - Get Report store
Where I made my fortune years before
But they demanded to see my cash before I playAnd on my Bloomberg, the ticker streamedDr. Froehlich cried and Jim Chanos dreamed.
But not a bullish word was spoken
The Chinese housewives all were brokenAnd the three stocks I acquired last
General Motors (GM) - Get Report, Caterpillar (CAT) - Get Report and Roberts' Comcast (CMCSA) - Get Report
Couldn't catch a bid and faded fast
The day the market diedAnd they were singing (sing it for me now!),
So bye-bye to your piece of the pie
Investors poured their money into social media
Now their equity account's dry (everybody!)
It's just three months from a new multiyear high
Singin', Could we go back where we were last July?
Could we go back where we were last July?Bye-bye to your piece of the pie
Investors poured their money into social media
Now their equity account's dry
It's just three months from a new multiyear high
And singin', Could we go back where we were last July?
Could we go back where we were last July?

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At the time of publication, Kass and/or his funds were long GS and short GE, although holdings can change at any time.

Doug Kass is the president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc. Under no circumstances does this information represent a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any security.