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Old 01-28-2011, 05:04 PM
 
Location: Asheville
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQJyjMejRv8


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmPMMitJDYg

I prefer the studio version but it's not available.

But "One arm Steve" has the best opening line of a song ever.

"Well one arm Steve yeah he threw me out the door"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00VzXiuBog8
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Old 01-28-2011, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Asheville
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Mike I tried to rep you for Harry Chapin's 30,000 lbs of bananas, but I'll have to owe you one.
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Old 02-03-2011, 12:46 AM
 
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"You have to do the Jimi Hendrix thang"! I don't really think Albert meant to laugh at Stevie while recording this. I think he was just blown away at how much he sounded like Jimi.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTHy1TG2bFE
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Old 02-03-2011, 01:16 AM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b49vcN0cGis - I think it was on Dr. Demento once, but Charles and the Count Basie Orchestra are both mainstream.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOZPBUu7Fro - Going by Wikipedia it's one of the top-selling singles in the world.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sKbvN--oH8 - I don't know that it's humorous, but Lauper occasionally had a silly funny quality.
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Old 02-03-2011, 01:22 AM
 
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If you don't laugh you should at least smile!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ckFuURIWXc
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Old 02-03-2011, 09:31 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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When I saw the last posting name, I thought of this: BBJ.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx59fmP7jYE
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Old 02-03-2011, 10:29 AM
 
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^ Someone finally got it! The blizzard the other night made me think of this!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50IgzksUqpQ
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Old 02-06-2011, 10:26 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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^ Someone finally got it! The blizzard the other night made me think of this!
Glad to oblige.

And, hey, that car's a classic.
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Old 02-06-2011, 07:10 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACGUasFWVsI - Seems like it has a satirical quality anyway.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGASPnqc8fU - Originally by Glenn Miller.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_vuP...eature=related - Roger Miller is known for comical songs, but he also did a fair amount of mainstream country.
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Old 02-16-2011, 04:04 PM
 
Location: On the dark side of the Moon
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-lsvPddM7s
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