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Hippie Dribble
07-30-2012, 09:09 PM
1986. Cameo.

well...I never thought it would come to this. As a 14 year old I remember watching this clip and totally flipping out...the cop cars, the smoke, the BIG red undies. I'm damaged I tell ya. Damaged. Anyway, this has been a cathartic experience and a step towards healing...he he :p

um...enjoy???? :uhoh:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG5ybbQ3AUg

erivel
07-30-2012, 09:53 PM
That is so crazy Jon! I was just singing this song to myself driving home from work. It came into my head out of nowhere. I thought I should do a cover of this. Then I come home to see this video...AWESOME!

pcspud
07-30-2012, 09:58 PM
Funky tune - love it, love it, love it!!!!!!

ukeofcarl
07-30-2012, 10:06 PM
Word! Love this song.

Hippie Dribble
07-31-2012, 12:10 AM
That is so crazy Jon! I was just singing this song to myself driving home from work. It came into my head out of nowhere. I thought I should do a cover of this. Then I come home to see this video...AWESOME!

he he...that's great brother. Funny with this one how the lyrics just seem to stick. I played the clip this afternoon to try and learn the chords and found I remembered nearly all the lyrics from 26 years ago. But the video mate...the codpiece. Still scares me ha ha. Would love to hear you do this one with your super smooth voice Eric. Do it...please! :)

Hippie Dribble
07-31-2012, 12:12 AM
Funky tune - love it, love it, love it!!!!!!

Word! Love this song.

thanks a lot you guys. Carl, can't tell you how long I've been looking for an excuse to throw in a "Uh" and a "Yeah" or a "Word" into a tune...I'm always stirring my daughter Jemimah about the stuff she listens to where they do that kinda stuff all the time. this was a perfect chance. And I got the laugh out of her that I was looking for, plus the mandatory "Dad, you're so wrong" remark he he

UkuEroll
07-31-2012, 01:18 AM
When ever I hear this song, it reminds me of his gold codpiece. Come on Jon, you know you've got one :-)

ukuleletim
07-31-2012, 02:23 AM
You had me at uhh!

bdukes
07-31-2012, 02:55 AM
Two words. Sucker DJ.

(Maybe that's three.)

Loved it. My oldest daughter is firmly in the "Dad is so wrong" phase with no sign of letting up. So as you've inspired me, I figure I'll embrace it, and turn it up to 11. Now over to codpiece.com and see if they have my size.

Gmoney
07-31-2012, 03:33 AM
Uh huh! Yo, dawg, you smoking!

TCK
07-31-2012, 03:45 AM
Man I wash Eric was over in season 24...
That is so crazy Jon! I was just singing this song to myself driving home from work. It came into my head out of nowhere. I thought I should do a cover of this. Then I come home to see this video...AWESOME!

TCK
07-31-2012, 03:46 AM
This so good it hurts...

1986. Cameo.

well...I never thought it would come to this. As a 14 year old I remember watching this clip and totally flipping out...the cop cars, the smoke, the BIG red undies. I'm damaged I tell ya. Damaged. Anyway, this has been a cathartic experience and a step towards healing...he he :p

um...enjoy???? :uhoh:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG5ybbQ3AUg

seeso
07-31-2012, 04:08 AM
Hah! I cover this song, too! Awesome job, man. :D

Ambient Doughnut
07-31-2012, 04:09 AM
Awesome! Only let down by the absence of a big red codpiece! :)

didgeridoo2
07-31-2012, 04:20 AM
Oh yeah, Jon. Excellent.

mm stan
07-31-2012, 04:48 AM
Man you stay in da groove.....dat wild tasmainian man...way too cool bruddah....

peewee
07-31-2012, 05:10 AM
You are definitely not Talking Out The Side of Your Neck on this one.

Bob Bledsoe
07-31-2012, 06:05 AM
Spectacular Jon! I hope it's okay that I speak for all of us here on UU when I say: Please cover "Everybody Dance Now" by C&C Music Factory.

OldePhart
07-31-2012, 07:17 AM
Heh, heh. Great stuff. I can say with a certain amount of pride that I don't think I've ever heard the original...but this was fun anyway!


1986. Cameo.

well...I never thought it would come to this. As a 14 year old I remember watching this clip and totally flipping out...the cop cars, the smoke, the BIG red undies. I'm damaged I tell ya. Damaged. Anyway, this has been a cathartic experience and a step towards healing...he he :p

um...enjoy???? :uhoh:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG5ybbQ3AUg

The Ukelites
07-31-2012, 09:51 AM
:nana: thumps up! :nana:

erivel
07-31-2012, 11:51 AM
he he...that's great brother. Funny with this one how the lyrics just seem to stick. I played the clip this afternoon to try and learn the chords and found I remembered nearly all the lyrics from 26 years ago. But the video mate...the codpiece. Still scares me ha ha. Would love to hear you do this one with your super smooth voice Eric. Do it...please! :)

Only if I can find a red codpiece!

808boy
07-31-2012, 01:51 PM
Aloha Jon,
Cameo would be proud. Super rendition, had me dancin'..........................BO............... ....

FriendlyFred
07-31-2012, 02:09 PM
I thought you cover only serious old school songs from the 50's and so on.
This one is really great.
Way cooler than Cameo.
Rock on man.

mm stan
07-31-2012, 02:53 PM
I am sure you hear this John...it was real popular in the eightys...ha ha what is this guy wearing ...watch the video..ha ha http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZjAantupsA

OldePhart
07-31-2012, 04:03 PM
I am sure you hear this John...it was real popular in the eightys...ha ha what is this guy wearing ...watch the video..ha ha http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZjAantupsA

Nope, after watching that video I can confirm that I've never heard it, seen the video, nor even heard of Cameo! I never have been a big fan of MTV and I kind of suspect that's probably where most of that guy's "famous" came from...

I think I've heard the expression "throw your hands up in the air like you don't care" but I think it was maybe just from people talking about this video or who picked the expression up from the video.

John

itsme
07-31-2012, 06:23 PM
That was pure awesome! Great interpretation! :D

TCK
07-31-2012, 07:14 PM
The fifties? Eugene does not usually step out of the 20's or 30's unless he is provoked. Super serious old school

I thought you cover only serious old school songs from the 50's and so on.
This one is really great.
Way cooler than Cameo.
Rock on man.

aspieman456
08-01-2012, 10:21 AM
You did it! You smoke that song! Well done, Eugene!

itsme
08-01-2012, 11:40 AM
...ha ha what is this guy wearing ...watch the video..ha ha http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZjAantupsA
It's a codpiece.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codpiece

"...the lead singer of 1980s music group Cameo, Larry Blackmon, wore a large, bright-red codpiece in all of his performances, which was his trademark."

Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. had one that could shoot flames. :p

http://leroyspinkfist.blogspot.com/2011/04/blackie-lawless-has-codpiece-that.html

uke4ia
08-01-2012, 12:12 PM
Aha! You're a closet rocker!

Hippie Dribble
08-01-2012, 03:54 PM
gee thanks everyone for your awesome comments. Wasn't expecting that at all, I was actually a bit embarrassed to have even posted the song, but like I said, my therapist said it may be beneficial for my plight :biglaugh:

Rock on Bruddahs and Sistas!!! UUhhh :music:

Kara Square
08-02-2012, 08:35 AM
AWESOME! I love it when folks make the ukulele rock like this! Whoop!

keonepax
08-05-2012, 05:31 PM
Powerful strumming and excellent performance as always!

23skidoo
08-06-2012, 03:15 AM
this is killer, Jon, just smokin, man - dredging up those old MTV memories..... was out of town all last week and haven't had a chance to catch up with season 24 or 25, but this is a great way to start.....