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Sunday, October 09, 2005

Needs More Cowbell 

I was in my car driving this morning when I happened to hear "Don't Fear the Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult. I can't listen to that song without laughing anymore. I kept picturing the classic SNL skit with Christopher Walken and Will Ferrell.

I've got a fever! And the only prescription... is more cowbell!

The other song that is permaently ruined for me is "Linger" by the Cranberries, which thanks to my brother-in-law Randy, I can't hear without thinking of him farting.

What favorite songs of yours have been ruined by people?


"Kids In the Hall" forever ruined "Blinded By The Light" with their skit where everyone got the words wrong.

  Posted at October 09, 2005 3:20 PM by Blogger Chicken Little  
John Valby ruined "Sound of Silence" for me with his version "Stroking off in Silence"

  Posted at October 10, 2005 12:08 PM by Blogger Shannon McCoy  
Oh yeah. The porn industry ruined "Come on Ilene"

  Posted at October 11, 2005 5:40 AM by Anonymous Anonymous  
Yes... thanks to a friend of mine, I can't hear the words "Come on Ilene"... without immediately in my head hearing "Won't she be pissed."

  Posted at October 12, 2005 12:17 PM by Blogger Nick  
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