Comedy

Various songs and digressions of a comedic nature.

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Every songwriter should know the history of one of the most important tunes in American music. The melody was originally a sea shanty, published in 1865, called “The Ship that Never Returned,” by songwriter Henry Clay Work (who also wrote “My Grandfather’s Clock”). It’s first incarnation as a train song was as “The Wreck of
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Song Demo: "Demographic Breakdown"

I wrote this song after reading an article on how the advertising industry breaks down the population by age groups, 18 to 34, 35 to 49, 50 to 64, 65 and up. I was in the 18 to 34 cohort and fast approaching the 35 milestone. That was 35 years ago, and having just turned
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  “Save a Couple o’ Eggs for Me” by Scotty and the Skeptics   This may be the world’s most hopelessly forlorn, stiff-upper-lipped love song ever. The video is just me and an acoustic guitar, while the music for the Mp3 was done by a Nashville “demo service” where you’d send a tape and lyric
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This post is a test of my video setup with me singing karaoke-style to a risqué parody I wrote when John and Loreena Bobbit were in the news. I’d classify it as PG-13, so proceed at your own risk. The original is “Bibbitty, Bobbity, Boo,” and I’m absolutely convinced the “fair use” provisions of copyright
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