Music Clerihews

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Music Clerihews

Postby RcL » 17 May 2006, 00:19

Much more fun than haiku.

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A few to start:

That Elvis Costello
Seems a decent sort of fellow
Despite being prone to raving
about Ray Charles, and not shaving

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Declan MacManus
was never a sopranist
but he managed a sort of yodel
on This Year's Model

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Elvis the Imposter
vowed to keep a tight roster
but sadly The Attractions
split into various factions

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Postby James R » 19 May 2006, 06:49

Mark E. Smith
Keeps cracking the shits
With his legendary band The Fall
Which is why he keeps firing them all
pcqgod wrote:I like how Liebling progresses from a rotting, animated corpse living in his parents' basement to a slightly more life-affirming walking corpse by the end of the movie.

Goat Boy wrote:I recall a midget with large tits dancing.

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Postby RcL » 19 May 2006, 22:10

Paul McCartney
Has been wildly successful, but only partly,
Given the Mull of Kintyre's awful weather.
And Linda. And Heather.

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Postby Charlie O. » 19 May 2006, 22:48

Captain Beefheart, or Don Van Vliet,
Made music that got everyone tapping their feet
He retired and bought the state of Connecticut
With the royalties from his best seller, Trout Mask Replicate

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Postby Charlie O. » 19 May 2006, 22:57

Richie Marsh, known as Sky Saxon
Had a voice like a crumpled claxon
But his band The Seeds rocked like bastards, even if
They were sometimes reluctant to let go of a riff

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Postby Charlie O. » 19 May 2006, 23:35

Joe, Mick, Topper, and Paul
Made the whole world hear London's call
A brilliant double-LP at nearly a single-LP price
Why, even a bear would have to concede, "that's awfully nice"

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Postby king feeb » 19 May 2006, 23:52

Former members of Yes
Only met with limited success
So when they get too poor
They have a reunion tour
You'd pay big bucks to know what you really think.

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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 00:02

Slayer, Slayer, Slayer
Other bands don't have a prayer
For 06/06/06 will be their special concert day
Satan himself will be opening, by the way
You'd pay big bucks to know what you really think.

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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 00:05

Corey Hart Corey Hart
His music was a malodorous fart
He wore his sunglasses at night
And bumped into all kinds of objects alright
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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 00:11

Good ol' Roky Erickson
Wrote songs about zombies, ghosts and a space alien
If there were any justice in this cold, hard world
He'd be rich and happy and get all the girls
You'd pay big bucks to know what you really think.

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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 00:15

Bachman Turner Overdrive
Are any of those fuckers even still alive?
In their wake they left empty beer cans and burnt toast
As they terrorized Denny's from coast to coast
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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 00:19

Amon Duul II and Amon Duul
Keeping up with their permutations would make a sane man drool
The early stuff's great but take it from me
Avoid any albums after 1973
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Postby Charlie O. » 20 May 2006, 00:45

Paul Revere & The Raiders
The biggest thing out of Idaho since taters
They made a fantastic album called Revolution!
And wore pants that did little to conceal their protrusions

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Postby Charlie O. » 20 May 2006, 00:49

Little Richard Penniman
Was short of stature, but then again
He was big as could be on the charts, until
He chucked it all to serve God's will

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Postby RcL » 20 May 2006, 00:53

Tom Waits
Had a voice which kind of grates
Which he employed from the day of his christening
Until long after everyone had stopped listening

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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 04:43

Greg Lake of Emerson Lake and Palmer
His voice is placid, his guitar even calmer
But his ego is big and it couldn't be clearer
He writes his love songs while gazing in the mirror
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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 04:48

Husker Du
They all hate each other, I suspect they're really through
But confounding expectations was their way
The guy with the moustache was the only one who isn't gay
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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 04:56

Fats Domino
I saw him play live what an incredible show
But now New Orleans is wrecked and Fats isn't well
What a sad and unfortunate parallel!
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Postby king feeb » 20 May 2006, 05:00

The Smiths and their leader Morrissey
Tend to divide folks here at BCB
Some really hate them, I think they're a gas
But don't tell T. Berry, or he'll kick my ass!
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Postby Hugh » 20 May 2006, 11:32

When Sir Paul McCartney (He of Fab Four Fame)
Married an ex-model some said he was lame
But Paul had ambitions to one day set the pace
At his daughter's school sports day three legged race