Saturday, September 22, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: Value of the British Pound

  • Value of the British Pound
    • Contrafactum of "The British Grenadiers / The Grenadiers March" by (traditional military march; composer unknown)
    • This contrafactum is to go over the value of the British Pound compared to other currencies, and maybe how the Pound has fluctuated over time.
  • Music video ideas
    • Slideshows of the GBP currency as well as the exchange rates of other currencies vs. the pound are to be shown in the music vid.
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Friday, September 21, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: Gurning

  • Gurning
    • Contrafactum of "Drift Away / Gimme The Beat Boys" by Uncle Kracker
    • This contrafactum is to be about the face that a toothless (edentulous) person can make, that can only be made when one has no teeth. It may even go over how there are gurning championships.
  • Music video ideas
    • Video snippets of toothless people gurning, or slideshows of them gurning, are to be shown in the music vid.
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: That's What It's Like To Eat With No Teeth

  • That's What It's Like To Eat With No Teeth
    • Contrafactum of "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever" by Delirious?
    • This contrafactum is to go over the hardships and perils of eating without teeth, and overall what it's like to eat with no teeth.
  • Music video ideas
    • Video snippets of people eating with no teeth (AKA "gumming" their food) are to be shown in the music vid.
  • Lyric ideas
    • Replace all occurrences of "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever" with "That's What It's Like To Eat With No Teeth."
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: The Steve Ballmer Summary

  • The Steve Ballmer Summary

    • Contrafactum of "Here Comes Peter Cottontail" by The Kiboomers
    • This contrafactum is to be a biographical summary of Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft.
  • Music video ideas
    • A slideshow of photos and snippets of videos of Steve Ballmer are to be shown in the music vid.
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    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Son of W.A.Y. parody: The Journey Through Decomposition

    • The Journey Through Decomposition


      • Contrafactum of "Colors of the Wind" by Judy Kuhn
      • This contrafactum is to go over the process, AKA the "journey," of decomposition - the state or process of rotting; decay.
    • Music video ideas
      • A (not-too-graphic) slideshow and/or time-lapse video of anything that decomposes, is to be shown in the music vid.
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    Monday, September 17, 2018

    Son of W.A.Y. parody: Blanching

    • Blanching


      • Contrafactum of "Kimi Ga Yo" (Japanese National Anthem) by Yoshiisa Oku and Akimori Hayashi (arranged by Franz Eckert)
      • This contrafactum is to describe the definition and process of blanching, to make white or pale by extracting color, or by bleaching.
      • As the original song was recorded long ago, the contrafactum may best be recorded with updated instrumentation.
    • Music video ideas
      • A slideshow of anything undergoing the process of blanching is to be shown in the music vid.
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    Sunday, September 16, 2018

    Son of W.A.Y. parody: San Francisco's Million-Dollar Homes

    • San Francisco's Million-Dollar Homes

      • Parody of "I'm Livin' In A Great Big Way" by Louis Prima
      • This contrafactum is to go over how the average home in San Francisco costs over $1,000,000, and what (basic amenities) a million-dollar home in San Francisco gets the owner.
      • As the original song was recorded in the 1930s, the contrafactum will need updated instrumentation.
    • Music video ideas
      • A slideshow of million-dollar homes, both their insides and outsides, are to be shown in the music vid.
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    Saturday, September 15, 2018

    Son of W.A.Y. parody: Bank Levy

    • Bank Levy
      • Parody of ""Monk" Theme" by Jeff Beal
      • This song is to describe what a bank levy does, why a bank levy happens, and maybe the aftereffects of a bank levy.
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    Friday, September 14, 2018

    Son of W.A.Y. parody: That is Gladys Byfield

    • That is Gladys Byfield
      • Parody of "Blue Fog (Track 7)" by Atari Games & Midway Games
      • This song is to go over the life (to my knowledge) of Gladys Byfield, someone I went to high school with, who graduated in my year.
      • I thought of the music "Blue Fog" from the video game San Francisco Rush Extreme Racing every time I thought of Gladys Byfield.
      • Of any revenue made from this song, 50% of the net is to go to Gladys herself, if she's interested in earning any money from this song.
    • Music video ideas
      • Any video that can be found of Gladys Byfield (now married as Gladys Ilene Anderson), is to be played in the music video.
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    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Son of W.A.Y. parody: Keep Walkin'

    • Keep Walkin'
      • Parody of "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" by Jessica Simpson
      • This parody is to go over the time one night when I visited Starbucks, I held the door open for a mother and daughter who were walking out. The mother seemed 40-45, and the daughter seemed about 12. The mother told me to "Keep Walkin'" so I did. Then when I looked back, she held the door open for her daughter. 
        • I don't feel too sure why she told me to keep walking when she could've gone through the door and thanked me for holding it open.
    • Music video ideas
      • A reenactment of the described scene is to be shown in the music vid.
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