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Thursday Song

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the…

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Be a Falsetto!

No, I’m not referring to the old HBO crime drama. I’m referring to the vocal technique epitomized by Mickey Mouse (originally voiced by Walt Disney himself), produced by using the soft outer edges of the vocal chords. It’s a natural, … Continue reading

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Earworm!

Behold I had the song “Dancing Queen” Stuck in my head I wept I repented of aught Which had brought me to This piteous place Verily, did I gnash my teeth And pray for deliverance Yet naught would avail me Finally, … Continue reading

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Thursday Song

(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the chords to the song went, … Continue reading

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The Fifth Beatle

It seems so silly now, but as a kid growing up in sunny SoCal I had a dogged loyalty to our locally grown Beach Boys that required me to “hate” The Beatles, those foreigners with goofy haircuts. I was also absurdly … Continue reading

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