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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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: Events of 2006

  • Events of 2006
    • Parody of "The Simpsons Theme" by Danny Elfman
    • The song is to go over everything that happened in 2006, whether it was events that happened to or near me personally, or major current events of that year.
    • 2006 (Wikipedia) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006
  • Music video ideas
    • Any videos and photos of happenings in 2006, whether my own personal happenings or current events, are to be shown in the music vid.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: Surströmming

Monday, September 10, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: This Town's Fire Department

  • This Town's Fire Department


    • Parody of "Phantom 309" by Red Sovine
    • This is also a FITL song - in place of "This Town's," a town's name can be used when fire departments tailor this jingle for their own agencies. (Example: "Manhattan Fire Department," "Wichita Fire Department," etc.)
    • This jingle is to expound on the glories of fire departments anywhere.
    • Fire department (Wikipedia) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_department
    • National Fire Department Registry - https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/registry/
  • Music video ideas
    • Footage of the interiors and exteriors of fire stations are to be used in the music video. When any local fire department makes their own music video, they are to use footage of their own fire station(s).
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Sunday, September 09, 2018

Son of W.A.Y. parody: Game of Skill

  • Game of Skill

  • Music video ideas
    • Depictions of anyone playing games considered "games of skill" are to be shown in the music vid.
  • Lyric ideas
    • Replace all occurrences of "Forget You" with "Game of Skill."
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