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Feachers

Post by mnaz » January 7th, 2020, 5:41 pm

(Or: Silly Poem no. 692)
(w/ thanks to The Presidents of the United States of America)

Down-town in steely city,
I'm gonna eat a lotta feachers.
Down-town in concrete city,
gonna eat me a lotta feachers.

Millions of feachers for you and me.
Millions of feachers, but not for free.

Feachers come from the Factory.
They can make dreams come true.
You can find your identity,
only if they sell it to you.

Millions of feachers for you and me.
Millions of feachers, but not for free.

............ Oh, and here's the video..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvAnQqVJ3XQ

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Re: Feachers

Post by saw » January 9th, 2020, 11:18 am

had me singin' that song all yesterday morning...

also feachers reminded me of Arthur Treachers.....hadn't thought about that franchise in many a year....fish and chips !
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Re: Feachers

Post by mnaz » January 9th, 2020, 1:52 pm

Yeah, i remember that one... thanks. We also had one called "H. Salt Esq." Sounded very British to me, but they were actually a Cali operation...

movin' to the city,
gonna need a lot of features.
i'll suck up the city,
gonna eat me a lotta features.

features come from big vans.
they were put there by the man
from a sweatshop over-seeeaas.
If I had my needy way,
i'd eat features ev'ry day
and buy my i-dent-i-tee.

movin' to the city,
gonna...


maybe that's a little closer...

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Re: Feachers

Post by Arcadia » January 14th, 2020, 1:09 pm

Hi, mnaz! Lump sounded here almost everywhere long time ago! No idea it was a trio with such name the performers of that...! :lol: :lol:

listening to their first album: "Feather Pluckn" is a delicious mix of grunge, country, hard rock, nonsense & Beatles... gracias!! :D

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Re: Feachers

Post by mnaz » January 14th, 2020, 2:36 pm

Thanks Arcadia. This is one of those weird moments when a lyric I heard a LONG time ago popped into my head-- for no reason at all ... "Millions of peaches, peaches for me. Millions of peaches, peaches for free..." I didn't know who did the song-- I knew nothing about this band; I had to look them up. I'd heard this song in the background somewhere, 25 years ago when it came out, and suddenly, there it was, playing in my brain ...

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Re: Feachers

Post by sasha » January 14th, 2020, 3:38 pm

I've had advertising jingles from 50-60 years ago pop in unbidden....

- "You get a lot to like/with a Marlboro:/Filter, flavor, pack or box!"
- "Wow! I saw Color TV!"
- "Tour the USA/in your Chevrolet!"
- "Choc-Full-of-Nuts is that heavenly coffee..."

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Re: Feachers

Post by mnaz » January 15th, 2020, 1:42 pm

No kidding. Even from long-defunct stuff ... "You can trust your car, to the man who wears the star, the big, bright Texaco star!"... Shit, there it is again! Don't know why that little ditty just came to me. I found a copy of LIFE Magazine in the basement, the Apollo 11 moon landing edition. I bet I could find a lot of 50-year old ad slogans in that one...

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