Gonna write her a song, eh?

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Gonna write her a song, eh?

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Canadian Girlfriend
Due: Thursday, 01/31/13 9:59am pst
mp3 with artist name sent to fightmaster@songfight.org

subject: Canadian Girlfriend
message: Your Band Name
attachment: yourbandname_cg.mp3
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I was so excited about this new title that as I signed in, I typed canadian instead of billy's. True story. :lol:
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It's going to be hard keeping "My Girlfriend, Who Lives In Canada" (from Avenue Q) out of my head . . . (Sorry if I've just put it in yours.) Time to get creative!
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Avenue Q covered this topic, natch.

EDIT: Crap, beaten to the punch yet again.
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I'm glad that I'm not a trivia expert that knows everything. It's too competitive these days. :D
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Luckily, the subject is broad enough for multiple interpretations; it just means we'll have to work that much harder. ;)
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I thought of Glenn Case's "Sweet Canadian Mullet":

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Well, seeing as I'm married to a Canadian, this oughtta be easy.
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I may or may not be coming down with the flu, but after rewatching lost in translation earlier today, i might write a shoegazey type tune. also, i'm feeling a need to base mine off of B.C. Anyone else got a favorite province?
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I once met a girl from Vancouver
Whose mouth could suck like a...a...
.....Electrolux?


No. Damn - I will never get this finished


...wait...

I once knew a girl in Saskatchewan
Who would email me photos of her snatch for fun...



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I was going to ask just how bawdy/dirty songs around here could get, but upon reading Caravan Rays plans, I think anything I come up with concerning illicit affairs with attractive moose and the softness of beaver pelts will not be noticed at all...*waves* Hi Ray!
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JoAnn Abbott wrote:I was going to ask just how bawdy/dirty songs around here could get, but upon reading Caravan Rays plans, I think anything I come up with concerning illicit affairs with attractive moose and the softness of beaver pelts will not be noticed at all...*waves* Hi Ray!
I believe there have been multiple entries regarding pooping in shoes. I'm sure you'll be fine. :)
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Two girls, one shoe. i remember that title.
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So what I'm going to do is keep telling you about this AMAZING song I've written, recorded and how it's going to blow your minds, then on the day, say it couldn't show up 'cos it couldn't get away from work.

Or I'm just going to belch out a whole bunch of offensive Canadian stereotypes to a badly played ukulele backing.

One of the two.
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I wrote a song. An actual, mellifluous song. Then I developed a nasty hacking cough and can't record the vocals. Noooooooooooooooooooooo.
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working on a tune with lyrics from JoAnn Abbott. Looking for another collaborator to do the lead vocal. Dudes apply here (i posted in the collab area too with slightly more details)
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chocolatechips wrote:working on a tune with lyrics from JoAnn Abbott. Looking for another collaborator to do the lead vocal. Dudes apply here (i posted in the collab area too with slightly more details)
Gah, wish I'd have seen this 3 days ago. If there's a next time, let me know.
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JoAnn Abbott wrote:I was going to ask just how bawdy/dirty songs around here could get, but upon reading Caravan Rays plans, I think anything I come up with concerning illicit affairs with attractive moose and the softness of beaver pelts will not be noticed at all...*waves* Hi Ray!
http://www.songfight.org/music/hello_my ... e_hmoh.mp3

among, uh, others...
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sleepysilverdoor wrote:I wrote a song. An actual, mellifluous song. Then I developed a nasty hacking cough and can't record the vocals. Noooooooooooooooooooooo.
My song is from Canada! It goes to a different school, you wouldn't know it!
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My favorite Canada joke:

How do Canadians spell Canada?
C, eh? N, eh? D, eh?
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I wrote one! Submitting as ten dollar pony. :D
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