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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby minnick27 » Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:58 pm

Look up The Funky Western Civilization on youtube, there are some major similarities there. Definitely a near parody
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby FreedomHaul » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:14 pm

minnick27 wrote:Look up The Funky Western Civilization on youtube, there are some major similarities there. Definitely a near parody


Thanks! I'd never heard any of Tonio K.'s music before, Yankovic's song makes more sense now.
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby minnick27 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:15 pm

Tonio K is fantastic. Look up more of his work. Of course im a big fan of early 80s New Wave,
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Postby Muldernscully » Thu May 21, 2015 9:08 pm

Muldernscully wrote:On people's birthdays, I like to post the lyrics for them to read.

I haven't done this in a long time. I need to start doing it again. Very fun song. I give it 4 out of 5 stars.

I just listened to Tonio K's 'Funky Western Civilization'. Interesting song. I see now what inspired 'Happy Birthday'.
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby Big Spoon » Thu May 21, 2015 9:18 pm

If I don't know the other person that well, this is my go-to thing to post on people's walls on their birthday.


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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby Eyeball Chair » Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:38 pm

Fun fact: Damaskas sings background vocals on this.
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby LaikaComeHome » Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:07 am

Big Spoon wrote:If I don't know the other person that well, this is my go-to thing to post on people's walls on their birthday.
OMG someone did that to me today for my birthday considering how she knows about how much of a Weird Al kick I'm on! <3 Love this song!
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby Yankomaniac » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:39 pm

Wish I could catch this one as it is the only rocking original being done off the first ALbum. It's a shame Al chooses not to do the accordion solo even though the accordion is just sitting there beside him. Instead Jim carries out his killer solo for those bars, which is damn cool. They definitely not pulling this one out enough.
What a racket they're makin', Jack, they keep me up at night playin' their electric guitars!!
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