novelty songs

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September 28th, 2016 at 4:06:26 PM permalink
Pacomartin
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M1YDsT7Dao
Take a minute to watch little Moldavian girls dancing to a Moldavian Macarena

After that blast from the past you can watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCkiQOE1qso
Cute twins trying Pen Pineapple Apple Pen (New trend in Asia) Riko and Rika

If you are old enough do you remember

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKc1OCJ7iXk
Winchester Cathedral
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jjiWS__Mp0
Allan Sherman - Hello Muddah Hello Faddah
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtzoUu7w-YM
Ray Stevens - The Streak
September 28th, 2016 at 5:15:40 PM permalink
kenarman
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Quote: Pacomartin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M1YDsT7Dao
Take a minute to watch little Moldavian girls dancing to a Moldavian Macarena

After that blast from the past you can watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCkiQOE1qso
Cute twins trying Pen Pineapple Apple Pen (New trend in Asia) Riko and Rika

If you are old enough do you remember

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKc1OCJ7iXk
Winchester Cathedral
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jjiWS__Mp0
Allan Sherman - Hello Muddah Hello Faddah
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtzoUu7w-YM
Ray Stevens - The Streak


Just had to listen to Hello. Don't have a clue when I heard it last. Do remember when it can out though.
"but if you make yourselves sheep, the wolves will eat you." Benjamin Franklin
September 28th, 2016 at 6:20:17 PM permalink
Ayecarumba
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My favorite:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKVCCcnHFw8
Dr. Demento's "Shaving Cream"
September 28th, 2016 at 7:36:08 PM permalink
Fleastiff
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A tisket a tasket a little yellow basket

So they swam and they swam all over the dam

ALL generations seem to have ridiculous songs.
September 28th, 2016 at 7:45:59 PM permalink
Pacomartin
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Quote: Fleastiff
ALL generations seem to have ridiculous songs.


I was going to say that Asian novelty songs sound different, but then even straight pop music sounds like a novelty song to me.
Perfume is one of the most popular girl groups in Japan.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhI2mp-WIck

AFAIK, there is only one Japanese song that has become a world song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3_xTD0Ch2o Japanese
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OazCkK0S3M8 Spanish
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMvuhUW8gks English
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa5FUwA5a5w Thai
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VKAx8jcbIU German
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew-kcZAzWGM French
September 28th, 2016 at 8:30:55 PM permalink
terapined
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Russian entertainment. A bit weird, a bit funny
Sometimes we live no particular way but our own - Grateful Dead "Eyes of the World"
September 28th, 2016 at 8:39:13 PM permalink
terapined
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Quote: Pacomartin
AFAIK, there is only one Japanese song that has become a world song


This is a pretty killer Japanese song. One of my favorites. Tomoyasu Hotei. Instrumental. All the guitar fanatics know it. Battle without honor or Humanity
Sometimes we live no particular way but our own - Grateful Dead "Eyes of the World"
November 4th, 2017 at 10:40:14 PM permalink
Pacomartin
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This is a clever dub. The band is a Swiss rockabilly band, the clip is "Lurch's Grand Romance"(April 1, 1966). Lisa Loring (born February 16, 1958) is the 8 year old actress playing Wednesday Addams.



It is , surprisingly not the episode, "Lurch Learns to Dance" which aired December 11, 1964
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3ctdxv
November 4th, 2017 at 11:15:31 PM permalink
rxwine
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That is strange voice combination, hers is silky smooth, and his is gravely as hell.

Nobody learned anything from the global financial crisis.
November 5th, 2017 at 3:46:52 AM permalink
Pacomartin
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That is strange voice combination, hers is silky smooth, and his is gravely as hell.



Without Emanuela's sweet voice modulating Sparky's it just gets to be too much.
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