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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby JohnnyLurg » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:55 pm

Currently all of Cal Poly's coffeehouses are brand name (i.e. Starbucks, Peet's, etc.).
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby JohnnyLurg » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:20 am

Has anyone actually heard "Cruisin' Down Higuera," Weird Al's '79 remake of "Belvedere Cruisin'?" Higuera is arguably the main street of downtown San Luis Obispo.
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby TMBJon » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:01 am

This is the first I've heard of such a thing...
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby JohnnyLurg » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:11 am

TMBJon wrote:This is the first I've heard of such a thing...


It's mentioned in http://dmdb.org/discographies/al.unr. viewtopic.php?p=558116 claims it's been aired on the Dr. Demento Show before.
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby minnick27 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:29 pm

I didn't see anything saying it aired, it was under live performance. It says slightly altered lyrics so it may just have been changing "going belvedere cruising tonight" to "cruising down higuera tonight"
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby Eyeball Chair » Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:47 pm

JohnnyLurg wrote:
TMBJon wrote:This is the first I've heard of such a thing...


It's mentioned in http://dmdb.org/discographies/al.unr. viewtopic.php?p=558116 claims it's been aired on the Dr. Demento Show before.



I didn't see anything saying that it was played on KMET.
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

Postby JohnnyLurg » Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:28 pm

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I am curious as to how slight the lyrical changes really are though. If nothing else, it might give some more historical insight into San Luis Obispo past.
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Re: Belvedere Crusin' 78?

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