Favourite novelty songs

Shirley's council tax post triggered a thought or two

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGk4AKOwJbc      and   

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7Bvd33V9dQ&NR=1 

 

- and as I could do with cheering up today what are our favourite novelty clips?

 

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ShirleyM's picture

Golden Oldies

ShirleyM | | Permalink

Some animal themes :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXh_sp-etlQ&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2skW43HNpE&feature=related

And a tiny bit more modern, not really a comedy song, but this video always gets me laughing (in a nice way) ... I think the dancing is great ;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wc-AQJ2MYo

Old Greying Accountant's picture

This is my favourite ...

Old Greying Acc... | | Permalink

... and on topic too (love the video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA5RGI3zn20

And this is my dog's as it is about her favourite thing in the world

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJmKStqugMc 

 

 

Old Greying Accountant's picture

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deleted, brain gone wrong!

stepurhan's picture

Weird Al Yankowicz

stepurhan | | Permalink
Old Greying Accountant's picture

This lot are the best, IMHO ...

Old Greying Acc... | | Permalink

Here is 3 to enjoy, plenty to more find on you tube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgYWMijjBt4&feature=related 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE_CUkUeWk8 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Or410w6hI 

Oh go on, 4 then, they are sooooo good

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCvs2w_Mjeg 

But how could I leave out the Trumpton/Camberwick Green duo?

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpx7uM-5Y3Q&feature=related 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao19eROwu_c&feature=related  

(watch the last one at least as it is from the much missed "Whistle Test")

Must stop now, this is too addictive!

I think I like them so much because they have so many cultural references to my long lost youth.

 

 

ShirleyM's picture

OGA - thanks for the Paddy song - it's brilliant

ShirleyM | | Permalink

I had forgotten that one, but I have now listened to it twice on the trot.

It is so funny because I can imagine it actually happened in the dim and distant days before 'elf & safety.

ps. the video is great, too :)

ShirleyM's picture

Another old favourite

ShirleyM | | Permalink

Novelty song

CathyB | | Permalink

Better known as a great character actor, but Joe Pesci's song "You can take your love and shove it" always makes me smile.

ShirleyM's picture

Morecambe & Wise - The Stripper

ShirleyM | | Permalink

This still makes me laugh out loud :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFgdhZGLJrY

Old Greying Accountant's picture

Takes me back ...

Old Greying Acc... | | Permalink

... the Allen Sherman one was one of the most popular on Junior choice with Ed Stuart of a weekend.

And what a great way to start the day with Eric and Little Ern.

Becky Midgley's picture

Hilarious

Becky Midgley | | Permalink

I'm trying to stop laughing before my colleagues think I'm not actually doing any work at all! :)

I think my favourite so far is Stepurhan's 'Brains' - excellent stuff.

Flight Of The Conchords...

rhewitt296 | | Permalink

Anything written byt these parody folk duo is great. You should all jump on youtube and check them out. Business Time is an amazing song.

Becky Midgley's picture

Oh Yes!

Becky Midgley | | Permalink

Good work, FoC is brilliant! Here's a clip for you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2LpeA3jcEU

You should all watch the shows too, they're just brilliant!

I also love Tim Minchin, I'm sure you all know him by now, but here's one for you anyway: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6raVzrbqrM

And this one also makes me laugh, but you should be warned there is some loud swearing in it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lktd1OBHVI&feature=related

Old Greying Accountant's picture

I love this one

Old Greying Acc... | | Permalink

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAg0lUYHHFc

Quantum leap of logic from "Flight of the Conchords" to this!

 

Old Greying Accountant's picture

Oh ...

Old Greying Acc... | | Permalink

... and I could watch these all day, I think I first discovered them from a link on AW!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RAB96S7BAw

Charlie is so cool like too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVo-S9ns2_A

Becky Midgley's picture

Nice one again!

Becky Midgley | | Permalink

My first Dan & Dan film was the Daily Mail one via Twitter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eBT6OSr1TI&feature=relmfu

God bless the internet! :)

stepurhan's picture

How to solve the financial crisis

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Democratus's picture

I'm just going to say

Democratus | | Permalink

Jake Thakray

 

There - that's one for you oldies out there.

stepurhan's picture

What about Tom Lehrer?

stepurhan | | Permalink

Given another thread in this group, maybe his Christmas Carol would be appropriate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtZR3lJobjw&feature=fvst

Old Greying Accountant's picture

Just found ...

Old Greying Acc... | | Permalink

... this classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCARADb9asE&NR=1&feature=fvwp

Scrape it off Jim!

 

ShirleyM's picture

OGA - we come in peace

ShirleyM | | Permalink

shoot to kill, shoot to kill

I enjoy daft songs :)

stepurhan's picture

Ducks, the hidden menace

stepurhan | | Permalink

March of the Sinister Ducks, that lays this waddling threat to our way of life bare.

The vocalist is Alan Moore, who some may be more familiar with for his comic-writing abilities.

ShirleyM's picture

@stepurhan

ShirleyM | | Permalink

The big duck in the video is the double of Constantly Confused.

I enjoyed the link :)

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