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HELP: Lyrics of a song for Dan Rather's Departure!

Posted on 03/09/2005 9:44:13 AM PST by PatriotEdition

Hello... I want to have a little fun with my karaoke thing here. (I apologise to the more serious conservatives in here without my kind of goofy sense of humor for this post, but I need a little help)

Ok, I want to sing a song and put it into mp3 - it's the words to NY, NY, but I need lyrics to make it relate to Dan Rather. Of course the song will start out "No more spreading the news, I'm leaving today"

I can't seem to get too creative on this and was wondering if there were any fellow conservatives out there with a knack for poetry and an appreciation for a little rightwing nonsense. As Willy Wonka once said "A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men". I don't know who said it before that, but I remember it from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory.

Anyway. I got a mike, my Acoustica sound mixing program, and the Karaoke version of Sinatra's New York, New York, and I want to make fun of Rather and I need a hand with the words if anyone's willing :)


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor; Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment; Poetry; TV/Movies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: cbs; dan; documents; funny; humor; karaoke; newyork; rather; scandal; sinatra; song

1 posted on 03/09/2005 9:44:23 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: PatriotEdition
I almost forgot... this isn't me, but i found this on MuseumofLeftwingLunacy.com - it's "The Day Dan Rather Lied" sung to the tune of "The Day the Music Died".

http://www.kfyi.com/promo/liddy_hill/audio/daydanratherlied.wma

2 posted on 03/09/2005 9:46:46 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: Mudboy Slim; Conspiracy Guy; cedarswingman; Texas Songwriter

Song Writers ping


Parody for Dear Old Dan!!


CG, karaoke


3 posted on 03/09/2005 9:52:51 AM PST by Soaring Feather
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To: PatriotEdition; doug from upland
Doug recently posted a parody song re: Rather's departure, from the song "Daniel".

I was thinking of tweaking the tune O Danny Boy -- the sentiment is there and it sounds somewhat Western, suitable for the faux-Texan...

4 posted on 03/09/2005 10:13:08 AM PST by mikrofon (Can Karaoke but can't carry a tune)
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To: PatriotEdition; doug from upland; Mudboy Slim

Here ya go.

I am a Dork (sung to New York New York)

Stop faking the news,
I'm leavin today.
I'd Rather dig a new hole now,
I'm just a dork.

The C B S News,
Has shoved me away.
They'd Rather bury all of it,
I'm just a dork.

I want to make up some fake memos,
And not get caught.
I'll be the king of my views.
Call it the news.
Spread lies to you.
And get my dues.

Thaaaaaaaa C B S Neeeeeeews,
Has shoved me Awaaaaaaaaay,
I'll fake a brand new start of it.
I am a doooooooooooork
If I can't fake it there,
I'll sit in my underwear.
And start a blog to clear my name
I am a Dooooooooooork.

Conspiracy Guy


5 posted on 03/09/2005 10:15:57 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: bentfeather

Thanks for the ping. I wrote something fast.


6 posted on 03/09/2005 10:17:55 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

LOL!


7 posted on 03/09/2005 10:22:26 AM PST by mikrofon (Can Karaoke but can't carry a tune)
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To: PatriotEdition
DANIEL
8 posted on 03/09/2005 10:24:53 AM PST by doug from upland (Ray Charles --- a great musician and safer driver than Ted Kennedy)
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To: mikrofon

Kind of a rush job but it can be tweaked if anyone wants me to.


9 posted on 03/09/2005 10:29:52 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I think it's awesome, I will try using most of it! Sure, if you feel like doing another draft, that would be great!


I am also thinking of one for "That's Life" ... I been a puppet, a pirate, etc...



10 posted on 03/09/2005 10:40:59 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: PatriotEdition

That is awesome, pe.


11 posted on 03/09/2005 10:42:32 AM PST by gopwinsin04
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To: PatriotEdition

How much time do I have? To really do a good parody I need to go hunt up the real words. I went my memory off the cuff.


12 posted on 03/09/2005 10:42:49 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: PatriotEdition

That's Life... sometimes it makes me cry...
those bloggers got thier kicks
by exposing my lie,

but i denied it, and it got me down
and now, goodbye CBS, see ya around...




13 posted on 03/09/2005 10:45:42 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: Conspiracy Guy; PatriotEdition

I like it, CG...let's go with THAT one...MUD


14 posted on 03/09/2005 10:47:15 AM PST by Mudboy Slim (Dan Rather...FReeped Outta Existence!!)
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To: doug from upland

That's a good one, dfu...MUD


15 posted on 03/09/2005 10:48:40 AM PST by Mudboy Slim (Dan Rather...FReeped Outta Existence!!)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Oh no rush... I guess even by sometime early evening, I'm just playing around with words now, too. just having fun lol - yeah!, if you can really do a full thing, It'll only take me about 20 minutes to get it all down along with the music. And then get it into mp3 URL form to share it.

I like fooling around with Acoustica... These are some things I put together recently with some dem lunacy:

http://billykess.com/sounds/political/comingtotakedemsawayhaha.mp3

http://billykess.com/sounds/political/demlunacy.mp3

lol one if to "funny farm" and other is to a rare Beatles song...


16 posted on 03/09/2005 10:50:51 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: Mudboy Slim

Tweaked the last verse.

I am a Dork (sung to New York New York)

Stop faking the news,
I'm leavin today.
I'd Rather dig a new hole now,
I'm just uh dork.

The C B S News,
Has shoved me away.
They'd Rather bury all of it,
I'm just uh dork.

I want to make up some fake memos,
And not get caught.
I'll be the king of my views.
Call it the news.
Spread lies to you.
And get my dues.

Thaaaaaaaa C B S Neeeeeeews,
Has shoved me Awaaaaaaaaay,
I'll fake a brand new start of it.
I am a doooooooooooork
If I can't fake it there,
I'll just blog in my underwear.
It’s up to me, uh, Dork.
Uh uh Doooooooooooooork.

Conspiracy Guy


17 posted on 03/09/2005 10:53:54 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: PatriotEdition

18 posted on 03/09/2005 10:54:42 AM PST by gopwinsin04
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To: doug from upland

"Daniel" was good, but something along the lines of
Dylan's "Desolation Row", would be even better. (JMHO)


19 posted on 03/09/2005 11:01:24 AM PST by investigateworld (Another California Refugee in Oregon)
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To: PatriotEdition

Funny. I used to sing professionally. Now I hit karaoke night sometimes. Drifters, Roy Orbison, George Strait, etc. I am a Barotone that can sing Bass or Tenor for short hops. Love music. I just tweaked "I'm just a dork" feel free to play with it and use it in any form. I'd love to hear the results.


20 posted on 03/09/2005 11:01:43 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: gopwinsin04; All

Hey, is there going to be a goodbye-dan thread or something - like when they have LIVE threads or whatever?


21 posted on 03/09/2005 11:02:53 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: PatriotEdition

Here is one of my oldies. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1185436/posts?page=112#112


22 posted on 03/09/2005 11:03:33 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Awesome! Thank you! Yes, me too - love karaoke...

I like doing sinatra, johnny cash, and the doors mostly because it's a kind of voice I can do easiest.

But i am big music fan myself


23 posted on 03/09/2005 11:04:38 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: PatriotEdition

We have to wait at least a few hours for the live thread! (right?)


24 posted on 03/09/2005 11:05:05 AM PST by gopwinsin04
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To: gopwinsin04

that's true... lol - or we can start early with a tailgate-pajama party lol


25 posted on 03/09/2005 11:16:04 AM PST by PatriotEdition
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To: PatriotEdition

I freak people out doing Roy Orbison's "Crying". Then I'll sing FastBall "The Way". Or "Man of Constant Sorrow". Then Tammy's "Standby your Man" in Roy Orbison's voice. My real voice is a deeper George Strait.


26 posted on 03/09/2005 11:20:54 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: PatriotEdition

I love the Doors too. Morrison is an easy sing. Another Oldie? http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/1163131/posts?page=11608#11608


27 posted on 03/09/2005 11:23:06 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: Lady Jag

PING LJ!!

Dising Dan!!Great place for graphics.


28 posted on 03/09/2005 11:34:03 AM PST by Soaring Feather
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To: PatriotEdition

29 posted on 03/09/2005 12:39:06 PM PST by Lady Jag (Honor and dignity)
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To: bentfeather; Conspiracy Guy
Here's some more rhythm & blues . . . and browns . . .


30 posted on 03/09/2005 12:42:01 PM PST by Lady Jag (Honor and dignity)
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To: Lady Jag

LOL


31 posted on 03/09/2005 12:49:36 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: investigateworld

"Prosecution...NOW!!!!"
(To be sung to Bob Dylan's "Desolation Row"*)
*(9th Track on Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited")

Right's sellin' postcards of Re-Impeachment...
We're kickin' Slick while he's down!!
The bettin' parlors're filled with Patriots...
The FReepers are in town!!!!
We listen to the Maja Rushi...
He's got us in a trance...
One hand is at the throat of the Lib'rals...
The other's behind his back!!
And the S.S. dudes, they're our FRiends...
They lurk, therefore, they know...
That these FReepers and I...Left knows we're Right...
As we March Against Left's "'HO"!!!

O. bin Clinton, he is so sleazy...
"It takes MUD to know scum!" MUD smiles...)8^D
Slick underestimates MUD's moxie...
MUD's gonna drive bin WILD!!!
Then, here comes T-Mac...vile Terry...
The Chairman...of Left's Dee-N-See!!!
So MUD says, "Ashcroft...YOU SHALL INDICT T-Mac...
Left's PUNK sure ain't clean!!"
Mudboy pleaded with the Left...
"Won'tcha let Slick Willie go?!
Is Slick's Legacy really worth...
Yer givin' up yer SOUL?!"

And now Left's goons do Clinton's bidding...
Left's stars...have they really no pride?!
They support the Vile Rapist...
So us "Nazis" won't stop INFANTICIDE!!
All except fer FoxNewsChannel...
TeeVee Networks should be ashamed...
Fer ignorin' TYRANNY...
Historians shall lay blame!!
And us Right-Wing "Whackos"...we're FReepin'!!
We're singin', "Slick is just MUD'z 'HO!!"
Slick's gonna FEEL the vengeance of the Right...
Willard's Prison-Bound!!

Young Chelsea, she's soooo CORRUPTED...
Poor girl, Webb's daughter's been maimed...
On her twenty-second birthday...
Her young future's already stained.
To her, Truth must be soooo pedantic...
Her mind can't shake Left's bent...
Her Daddy may sleep with her best FRiends...
But that's just "Fine" with the Left!!!
'Cuz all Left's lies depend upon...The Media...YES, THEY KNOW!!!
Chelsea spends her time askin' Reno,
"Why's my Dad a 'HO?!!"

Clinton tells lies like the Taliban...
Don't Left know Slick's Populism's BUNK?!!
Fascist goals taint Left's PowerWhores...
And their friends, the Chi-Com Monks.
Billzabubba seems vacuously FRightful...
Yet, Slick's thugs pose no real threat...
'Cuz while Bill's off drainin' his pipe...
MUD's Dethronin' EX-Pres-i-dent!!!
You folks may think we can't git Slick...
But Re-Impeachment's "ON", I KNOW!!
Bill'll pay the price fer his Vile TREASON!!!
Fer the Slaughter at Waco!!!

Med'yuh Whore'd...it sleeps thru MURDER!!
Right must wake the SHEEPLE up!!
This is no time fer patience...
Mudboy's singin', "THE GIG IS UP!!!"
Lord has cursed the Ozark Loser...
Put MUD in charge of fightin' Whorealdo...
Help Doc Raoul FReep with Angelwood...
Militiamen are kewl!!
We all play on the FreeRepublic[.com]...
Come and join us, folks...
If you folks care about yer Country...
DEMAND PROSECUTION...NOW!!!

In DeeCee streets, Left fails their Victims...
Democrats're a Party Fer Elites...
Left's Pantheon of Heroes...
Are but Pimps fer the Fed'ral Beast!!
Left is spoon-feedin' FEAR to the Masses...
In hopes State Power will endure...
Men, Lib'rals KILL Viable Young Infants...
To call that "CHOICE" seems quite absurd!!
Still, the NAGS* are shoutin' at pregnant girls...
"Come join us, gals, we got Roe...
That "tissue mass" is just yer punishment...
Abort IT, girl...then we'll own yer SOUL!!"

*(NAGS=National Association of Gals)

Way past midnight, INS Agents...
Led by that Ol' Reno Shrew...
Raged down upon young Elian's home...
Guns aimed at the camera crew!!
Then Slick sent Elian back to Castro...
Poor kid dreams of bein' FRee!!
Re-Enslaved on Slick Willie's orders...
With Castro pullin' strings!!
If Liberty's such a hassle...
Tell them Socialists to go...
'Cuz this Country was founded by Patriots...
Chantin' "Sic Semper Tyrannis!!!"

FReepers, be Heroes...JOIN US!!!
The Culture War is "ON!!"
Bold Mudboy is singin',
"Is you Right or is you Wrong?!"
And George Orwell and J.R.R. Tolkien...
Forewarned against Tyrannic Power...
While my darlin' Jewel joins the Right...
She and MUD're tradin' flowers!! [LOL!!]

Return, my FRiends, to Liberty!!...
Victory goes to the BOLD!!
Folks, this Country must rethink how much...
We love...Equal Justice Fer ALL!!

(Sweet Mudboy harpin')

Yes, MUD conceived a letter yesterday...
In response to the one Slick wrote...
Clinton asked MUD, "How much to stop this?!"
MUD sang, "Slick, yer a FReepin' JOKE!!!
Them FReepers that I've mentioned...
Slick, I know them, they don't play!!
Folks, we gotta re-arrange this Nation...
And teach them Lib'rals about SHAME!!
Fight now...Warriors Fer the Good...
Just save yer excuses, bro...
Help MUD FReep the EX-President...
Fer Condamnation...NOW!!!!

(MUD harpin' and strummin'...)

Mudboy Slim (8/21/00)


32 posted on 03/09/2005 1:54:11 PM PST by Mudboy Slim (Dan Rather...FReeped Outta Existence!!)
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To: Mudboy Slim

Most Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(But Rather was famous long ago
*for being a DNC 'ho)


33 posted on 03/09/2005 2:12:50 PM PST by investigateworld (Another California Refugee in Oregon)
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To: investigateworld

Thanks, I love that song...Dylan is awesome throughout, and it's over ten minutes long...MUD


34 posted on 03/09/2005 2:18:00 PM PST by Mudboy Slim (Dan Rather...FReeped Outta Existence!!)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

How about "Done slantin' the news" for the first line?


35 posted on 03/09/2005 2:23:29 PM PST by JustRight
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To: Lady Jag

ROFLMAO!!!


36 posted on 03/09/2005 2:30:44 PM PST by Soaring Feather
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To: JustRight

Slant would wor in another voerse but I was using the fake ANG memo angle. Good thought it's up to yall.


37 posted on 03/09/2005 2:34:48 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Reading is fundamental. Comprehension is optional.)
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To: PatriotEdition
NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA HEY HEY HEY GOODBYE!!!!!!!!!!!!! lmao

as if ANYTHING else fits

38 posted on 03/09/2005 2:36:48 PM PST by MetalHeadConservative35 (To the Wayne,Mi, Pop Scene...Be afriad...Be VERY afraid)
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To: Mudboy Slim

Okay, just got back from Amazon.com...$48.00 later, which album was it on?


39 posted on 03/09/2005 2:45:12 PM PST by investigateworld (Another California Refugee in Oregon)
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To: investigateworld
Duh Hiway 61 (just ordered) (Sometimes I just get lost in the rain in Juarez and it's Easter time too)
40 posted on 03/09/2005 2:47:41 PM PST by investigateworld (Another California Refugee in Oregon)
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To: PatriotEdition

I'm glad you didn't say - pajama tailgate party. I wouldn't like sitting in a draft with my Dr. Denton's open in the back.


41 posted on 03/09/2005 2:57:39 PM PST by CitizenM
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To: investigateworld
*(9th Track on Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited")

"Masters of War" is also on that CD, I believe...check THAT one out...MUD

42 posted on 03/10/2005 5:38:26 AM PST by Mudboy Slim (Dan Rather...FReeped Outta Existence!!)
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To: Mudboy Slim
Thanks, I went over to Amazon yesterday and got it. Wonder how Dan Rather is feeling this AM?
(Couric next? I don't like picking on wimmem, but her little black garb the morning after the Election makes her fair game)
43 posted on 03/10/2005 11:12:35 AM PST by investigateworld (Another California Refugee in Oregon)
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To: investigateworld
"Wonder how Dan Rather is feeling this AM?"

Hopefully a little hungover and a little relieved.

"Couric next?"

You know, it doesn't really matter 'cuz I won't watch CBS News anyway...LOL!!

FReegards...MUD

44 posted on 03/10/2005 11:22:32 AM PST by Mudboy Slim (Dan Rather...FReeped Outta Existence!!)
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To: Mudboy Slim
Courtesy of Amazon, Hiway 61 just got here. Masters of war isn't on it. (I can't believe this music is over 40 years old. WTF the years go?)
45 posted on 03/14/2005 3:50:22 PM PST by investigateworld (Another California Refugee in Oregon)
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To: investigateworld
"Masters of war isn't on it."

My bad...I couldda sworn it was the 1st track and "Desolation Row" is Number 9. I've got Dylan's "John Wesley Harding" in my CD player now. Great stuff.

FReegards...MUD

46 posted on 03/14/2005 9:08:37 PM PST by Mudboy Slim (Hmmmm...President George Allen? That's worth considering fer 2008!!)
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