Lotsa A Cappella (Music)
With Marjie Kennedy
Sun Oct 30th 2011 7.00am–8.00am
Time zone: central
The Stanford University Fleet Street Singers “Time Warp” from All The Rage (Fleet Street) —"...Well I was walking down the street Just a having a think When a snake of a guy gave me an evil wink. He shook-a me up, he took me by surprise. He had a pick up truck and the devil's eyes..."Buy it!
The Nylons “Love Potion #9 / Spooky” from Perfect Fit (Attic 1997) —" She said 'I'm gonna make it up right here in the sink.' It smelled like turpentine, it looked like Indian ink. I held my nose, I closed my eyes, I took a drink..." - by Leiber and StollerBuy it!
The Geyer Street Sheiks “Dance Around In Your Bones” from Great Dream CD ALBUM (Bjam Records 1993) L —the song is also known as "Tain't No Sin (to take off your skin and dance around in your bones)"Buy it!
Artisan “Hammerghost” from Breathing Space (Bedspring Music 1995) —"He's heard in screams, written in blood, Always evil, never good, Working nights, no double time, Dressed in rags and covered in slime..."Buy it!
Toxic Audio “Thriller” from Captive Audience (Toxic Audio www.toxicaudio.com 2003) —"...You try to scream but terror takes the sound before you make it. You start to freeze as horror looks you right between the eyes, You're paralyzed! 'Cause this is Thriller, Thriller Night…" - by Michael JacksonBuy it!
Harvard University Krokodilos “The Masochism Tango” from Wasting Our Parents' Money: The Best of College A Cappella Humor (Mainely A Cappella www.a-cappella.com) —"Your eyes cast a spell that bewitches. The last time I needed twenty stitches To sew up the gash that you made with your lash, As we danced to the Masochism Tango." - words and music by Tom Lehrer.Buy it!
The Manhattan Transfer “Twilight Zone/Twilight Tone” from The Very Best Of (RCA) —"Unpretentious girl from Memphis Saw the future through her third eye People came with skepticism Picking, testing her precision..." - by Alan Paul and Jay GrayBuy it!
Throat Culture “Out Come The Freaks” from Up With Angst (Throat Culture 1998) —"Eddie Harold used a tape recorder when he had one of his girlfriends over. He didn't want to miss a single scream..." - by Was (Not Was)Buy it!
Moosebutter “Ghost Chickens in the Sky” from Udder Won (Moosebutter www.moosebutter.com) —"...Their beaks were black & shiny, their eyes were blazin' red, They had no meat or feathers - OH! - these chickens all were dead! They picked that farmer up & he died by the CLAW! They cooked him extra crispy and served him with coleslaw. GHOST CHICKENSBuy it!