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Old 04-17-02, 06:41 PM
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Awfully Horrible songs that make us laugh and smile--what are yours?

Whenever I hear "Jukebox Hero" by Foreigner on the radio, I start physically laughing and sometimes have to actually pull the car over (or change stations). It's one of the unavoidable facts of listening to Classic Rock format stations.

Do you have any "so bad it's good" songs that make you bust a gut?
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Old 04-17-02, 06:45 PM
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"Jukebox Hero" would actually be near the top of my list as well. The king of "so bad it's good" is unquestionably and without a doubt..."Come Sail Away" by Styx.
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Rollin' by Limp Bizkit by far. Especially the video; everytime I see those clowns waving their arms and Fred Durst dancing with those chicks in the background (backstreet boys anyone?) I laugh out loud every time
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Old 04-17-02, 07:37 PM
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"Westside till I Die" by TQ
"My Way" by Usher
"Come with Me" by Puff Daddy f/ Jimmy Page

Funyn how all those songs come from Rap/Urban R&B artists...
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Old 04-17-02, 08:31 PM
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"Rolling With the Changes" by REO Speedwagon completely cracks me up because I know not one, but TWO(!), people who go absolutely bonkers, toe-tapping and head-banging when it comes on the radio

"Africa" by Toto also has a similar effect - mostly because when I was a wee lad, I thought it was terribly profound. Now I just find it mildly embarrassing.

Oh how times have changed.
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I bought my wife a Tom Jones Greatest Hits CD because, for whatever reason, she likes him. I know you think I'm going to mention "What's New Pussycat", but as awful as that song is, I heard one a thousand times worse. it's called "The Young New Mexican Puppeteer". The first time I heard it, I was in my car; I had to pull over to the side of the road as my wife and I were laughing so hard I couldn't drive safely. Here's the chorus:
The Young New Mexican Puppeteer
He saw the people all lived in fear
He thought that maybe they'd listen to
A puppet telling them what to do..


Man, that just kills me

Did anyone unfortunately buy Chicago 18 (or was it 19, the first one without Peter Cetera)? There's a truly godawful song called Forever with a chorus that goes:
Forever is a long, long time
Longer than we ever...realize
Foerver is a long, long time
I'm going to love you for the rest of my life.
Forever. Forever

Both these songs make Jukebox Hero look like Stairway to Heaven and Hey Jude combined
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Riding with Private Malone - How does drivel like this actually get recorded, and who could possibly listen to this without having a brain hemmorage?
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Biz Markee- Say He's Just a Friend

Love the video!
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Old 04-17-02, 11:21 PM
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Anything by Jennifer Lopez. The lyrics of her songs are truly hilarious.
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Old 04-17-02, 11:45 PM
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The Lopez reference made me think of Shakira. Her radio singles (at least) are painfully bad and hilarious in the right frame of mind. Read the printed lyrics alone and you may laugh:

Lucky you were born that far away so
We could both make fun of distance
Luck that I love a foreign land for
The lucky fact of your existance

Baby I would climb the Andes solely
To count the freckles on your body
Never could imagine there were only
Ten Million ways to love somebody

Le do le le le le, Le do le le le le
Can't you see
I'm at your feet

Whenever, wherever
We're meant to be together
I'll be there and you'll be near
And that's the deal my dear

Thereover, hereunder
You'll never have to wonder
We can always play by ear
But that's the deal my dear

Lucky that my lips not only mumble
They spill kisses like a fountain
Lucky that my breasts are small and humble
So you don't confuse them with mountains
Lucky I have strong legs like my mother
To run for cover when I need it
And these two eyes that for no other
The day you leave will cry a river

Le do le le le le, Le do le le le le
Can't you see
I'm at your feet

Whenever, wherever
We're meant to be together
I'll be there and you'll be near
And that's the deal my dear

Thereover, hereunder
You'll never have to wonder
We can always play by ear
But that's the deal my dear

Le do le le le le, Le do le le le le
Think out loud
Say it again

Le do le le le le
Tell me one more time
That you'll live
Lost in my eyes

Whenever, wherever
We're meant to be together
I'll be there and you'll be near
And that's the deal my dear

Thereover, hereunder
You've got me head over heels
There's nothing left to fear
If you really feel the way I feel
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Just about anything by Ween. You'd almost have to think they do it on purpose.
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Old 04-18-02, 01:20 PM
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See the Kid Rock & Limp Bizkit catalog
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Originally posted by woofman
See the Kid Rock & Limp Bizkit catalog
Too easy. There needs to be either a super-dumbness or super-intelligence (i.e. Ween, as stated above) about the song construction.
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Old 04-18-02, 03:12 PM
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"Burnin' Love" by Elvis Presley. I can usually temper myself until the end of the song, but when he gets to the "Hunka hunka" bit I crack up every time.

"Kokomo" by the Beach Boys. Although this one is deliberately tongue in cheek, the whole cheesiness of it puts a smile on my face. They basically satirize themselves.

That weird power ballad "To be with you" by Mr. Big. It's like listening to a Starship song, only with 1000 times more saccharine.
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check out music by the kids of widney high and the shaggs.

widney are mentally handicapped kids playing music. the shaggs are some sisters in their early teens and below playing instruments and singing and they don't know how, but their dad made them because he had a studio or something and was very controlling.
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Yeah, The Shaggs are unbelievable.

But they were a unique phenomenon, almost a planetary alignment.
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Yellow Submarine and I am the walrus by The Beatles..

Peaches by Pres of the US..
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Old 04-19-02, 01:40 PM
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The absolute best 'worst' song in recent memory is "Sex Bomb" by Tom Jones. It was (predictably) a huge hit in Europe.

This 60 year old dude is trying to come off all "hey baby, I'll be your loverman" but ends up sounding like an old letch.

It's about the funniest thing ever. I'll have to try and find the lyrics - they are just killer.

Edit: OK, here they are:

Aw, aw baby, yeah, ooh yeak, huh, listen to this
Spy on me baby use satellite
Infrared to see me move through the night
Aim gonna fire shoot me right
Aim gonna like the way you fight
And i love the way you fight

Now you found the secret code
I use to wash away my lonely blues well
So i can't deny or lie cause you're a
Sexbomb sexbomb you're a sexbomb uh, huh

You can give it to me when i need to come along give it to me
Sexbomb sexbomb you're my sexbomb
And baby you can turn me on baby you can turn me on

You know what you're doing to me don't you. ha ha,
I know you do

No don't get me wrong ain't gonna do you no harm no
This bomb's made for lovin' and you can shoot it far
I'm your main target come and help me ignite ow
Love struck holding you tight hold me tight darlin'

Make me explode although you know the route to go to sex me slow slow baby
And yes
I must react to claims of those who say that you are not all that huh, huh, Huh

Sexbomb sexbomb you're a sexbomb
You can give it to me when i need to come along
Sexbomb sexbomb you're my sexbomb
And baby you can turn me on turn me on darlin'

Pure Poetry.

Also, in reference to another post, the Biz Markie song is so bad it's actually really good, I think. I love that guy. Especially his version of "Bennie and the Jets" with the Beastie Boys.

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Old 04-19-02, 02:59 PM
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Pretty much any thing in the Styx catolog.

"Blinded By The Light" makes me laugh because I always think he sings "Wrapped up like a douche in the middle of the night"

Rush makes me cringe and laugh at the same time. Geddy's voice is just so horrible and the drummer should be shot because he seems to like the high hat too much.

Andrew W.K. makes me laugh.

The motley crue song "girls, girls, girls," also makes me laugh because I picture Vince and Tommy in the studio doing the spoken word part. "What Vince, where!??" Friggin' cracks me up.
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Old 04-19-02, 03:16 PM
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http://www.roz.org/flash/banana.swf

that, and "who's house? Ron's house"

and if you thought the sexbomb song was bad, Mousse T's other single, "horny" was waaaaaaaaay worse.

cotten eye joe by rednex is pretty funny too

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Old 04-21-02, 12:05 AM
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Originally posted by Pillowhead

Rush makes me cringe and laugh at the same time. Geddy's voice is just so horrible and the drummer should be shot because he seems to like the high hat too much.
Ok..I will give ya Geddys voice..
but Neil is probably the best drummer to ever grace rock n roll..
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Ok..I will give ya Geddys voice..
but Neil is probably the best drummer to ever grace rock n roll..
No, that would be John Bonham.
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The Safty-dance, Men without hats

or is it men without pants?


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