Our (almost) wedding recessional song

Friday, October 29, 2010

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Filk Friday is being hijacked to play a non-filk song. I couldn't find one I really liked that was about roleplaying, especially in light of the romantic bit about bringing two people together. You know, to go along with this week's theme. I suppose I will have to write one myself, but that might take me awhile. I write slow. And my music writing skills are waaaaaaay rusty (as in nearly-no-practice-since-high-school rusty).

Since I couldn't find a suitable filk song, and it'll take me too long to write one, I puttered and browsed for some other song to use instead. And it came to me. The two of us have shared from the beginning an appreciation for one very talented Harvard professor who had a way with humorous songs: Tom Lehrer. Chris thought we should pick a one of his songs for our wedding recessional. He even thought he had the perfect one.

I vetoed it. I was not going to go prancing out to the tune of Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, even minus the words. Too bad, so sad, ain't gonna do it.

But somehow it seems appropriate to play it today. (This is for you, darling.)

Poisoning Pigeons in the Park


This one is just an extra. It's a sort of joke between the two of us. I don't think we've ever sung it with a straight face.

When You Are Old and Grey

5 comments:

Brandi Guthrie-Sellers said...

Love them both. Hilarious. Twisted, but hilarious!

Jai Joshi said...

Ha! You once againe made me grin. Loved these two songs.

Jai

Jaleh D said...

My hubby laughed when I told him what I posted. He still thinks we should have gone with PPitP. Hah. But he liked the anniversary tribute.

Richard C. Lambert said...

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Richard C. Lambert said...

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