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Thread: My Girl's Pussy (novelty song) on vintage Washburn uke and Kazoo

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikelz777 View Post
    I'd hardly equate Groucho's double entendres with a song extolling one's enthusiasm for stroking his wife's/girlfriends warm vagina every chance he gets.
    All Good. I, however, certainly would, and I'm fairly sure that at least most of the Marx Brothers (based on other anecdotes) would have laughed too. But again, to each their own, and the important thing to me is that you took the time to listen to and critique my performance. I definitely need the feedback. Thanks again!

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    Quote Originally Posted by weerpool View Post
    That was awesome!! You're my new ukulele hero! Finally, something entertaining.
    Dude, thanks! Thats the nicest thing anybody has said to me all day. I have some other videos that I have posted here, and on youtube, if you want to check them out, and am actually working on recording an album of original (mostly novelty) uke songs this fall. Thanks again for the great encouragement!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasontaulbee View Post
    I have some other videos that I have posted here, and on youtube, if you want to check them out, and am actually working on recording an album of original (mostly novelty) uke songs this fall.
    Nice playing and good luck with the album. I'd like to check-out your YouTube videos, could you post a link or point me in the direction of them please.

    This particular song didn't work that well for me. No moral judgement or anything like that, but rather that I found it a bit dull and 'in your face' in comparison to other (better) double entendre type songs. To my ears - I'm definitely not claiming to be a judge at all - it didn't show your skills off to best advantage, but I'm pleased that you posted it and thank you for sharing your performance.

    Edit. I do hope that my post (#13) didn't in anyway prompt #14 below, but if so then I can only apologise to the Mods and OP (and be confused).
    Last edited by Graham Greenbag; 05-18-2017 at 10:57 PM.

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    We all get the double meaning. No need to set it out in plain language - after all, that's what this kind of song was intended to avoid.

    Like it or loathe it, this kind of music hall/burlesque humour is a valid and established song genre. By all means express your preferences, but don't get carried away otherwise people report threads and wake the mods up.

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    And whether the blood be highland, lowland or no,
    And whether the skin be black or white as the snow,
    Of kith and of kin we are one, be it right, be it wrong,
    As long as our hearts beat true to the lilt of a song.

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    I think someone over reacted, these kinds of song were very popular in their day & have lasted the test of time.

    My only comment, just remember that there 'might' be youngsters around, watch the volume when you listen, or they might have some awkward questions.
    Keith M --> likes a long neck - & being different.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Graham Greenbag View Post
    Nice playing and good luck with the album. I'd like to check-out your YouTube videos, could you post a link or point me in the direction of them please.

    This particular song didn't work that well for me. No moral judgement or anything like that, but rather that I found it a bit dull and 'in your face' in comparison to other (better) double entendre type songs. To my ears - I'm definitely not claiming to be a judge at all - it didn't show your skills off to best advantage, but I'm pleased that you posted it and thank you for sharing your performance.

    Edit. I do hope that my post (#13) didn't in anyway prompt #14 below, but if so then I can only apologise to the Mods and OP (and be confused).
    Hi Graham,
    No worries... it wasn't you who woke up the mod I appreciate your kind comments, and critique. This is exactly what I need. Here's another song i recorded a couple months ago... it is an original, and is more of a witty type novelty song. Thanks again, and please let me know what you think!

    (video in next post)

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    Default an original more 'witty' novelty song

    Here's a more 'witty' original of mine. Would love your comments!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by jasontaulbee View Post
    Here's a more 'witty' original of mine. Would love your comments!!
    I thought that your own song was really good, it could have been written by a professional (but don't give up the day job). Your playing is, to my ears, very good; your singing is maybe not quite doing your song and playing justice - my playing is rubbish and my singing even worse but you asked for (honest) comments.

    Like someone posted above novelty items and double meaning lyrics have a long and successful history, I suggest that for inspiration and guidance you look at the work of those who both were experts in that area and successfully entertained for a living (George Formby comes to my mind but there were be plenty of others too).

    I think that your song and playing above deserves a better 'airing' than it will get on this injured thread, I suggest that you repost on a new one and ask for feedback. Hope that's a help.

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    Graham,

    Thanks a bunch for your thoughtful and honest criticism! I posted this song last year (around election time) here at UU, and got some nice comments, but none as well thought out and expressed as yours. I agree that my singing leaves a lot to be desired, for sure, but I always thought my playing was on about the same level, so i'm relieved lol. I have lots of practice for sure, but that's the fun part, right?

    Thanks a bunch for the encouraging words regarding my songwriting skills, as that's one area that I'm not always the most confident in as well, so this makes me feel like I'm doing all right in that department. I really appreciate you taking the time to let me know!!

    Formby has definitely been an influence, as has Shel Silverstein, Darryl Rhoades, Benny Bell, Weird 'Al', and countless other one hit wonders that I heard on Dr. Demento as a twisted youth...
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    Jason, I too enjoyed your second song more, but I think it's partly because when you write for yourself, you wind up writing thins that suit your voice better. I enjoyed your video. Thanks for posting.

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