Mr. Frump In The Iron Lung

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Post by Big Spoon »

What are your feelings about this song? Personally, I never loved it, but I still like it. I always thought the song was a little strange, but then again, it's Al.
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I do love it. I think it's a really good song, and is one of the reasons that I want to play the accordion. I love the sound of Mr. Frump breathing, and don't really think it's creepy. And I love the bit Al sings at the very end, with the high note.

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I've also always loved the high note that Al hits at the very end of the song. It was a great ending to the first ALbum.
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The song was one of the highlights of the album. It's actually one of my favourites.

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i like this song too. "weird al yankovic" is my favourite album. buckingham blues is my favourite on this album, but i like mr frump in the iron lung as well......
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It's a really great song. So morbid and hilarious. Somehow Al manages to make this song not sad or "he's gone too far"...another example of his songwriting ability.
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Post by Kevbo1987 »

I really like this song. It's so wrong, yet so funny. I love the use of the air valve on the accordion to make the iron lung sound. That's ingenious!
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Post by ducttapeearth »

I love this song! "Weird" Al Yankovic was my first album and it made a big impression on me. I love it when Al makes morbid songs like this.

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Post by HappyGilmore »

Mr. Frump's great. This and "Happy Birthday" are my two favorite songs on this album.
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Post by MaleHeffer »

i agree, it's a good song. does he ever do it live? i don't know if the population would get it, b/c iron lungs arn't all that popular any more.. but i think it would be funny.
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