By Dave Barry
While funnyman Dave Barry requested readers approximately their least favourite tunes, he proposal he was once penning simply one other installment of his weekly syndicated humor column. however the witty author used to be flabbergasted through the reaction while over 10,000 readers voted. "I have by no means written a column that received an even bigger reaction than the only saying the undesirable music Survey," Barry wrote.Based at the result of the survey, Dave Barry's booklet of undesirable Songs is a compilation of a few of the worst songs ever written. Dave Barry fanatics will enjoy his quirky take. song buffs, too will savor this funny walk throughout the world's worst lyrics. the one factor incorrect with this booklet is that readers will locate themselves not able to forestall mentally making a song the best hits of Gary Puckett.
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Another song in this clump—one that I warned you about at the beginning of this book—is The Captain and Tennille’s “Muskrat Love,” a tender, poetic, squeak-filled ballad about rodents having sex. The Captain and Tennille6 also got some survey votes for their 1972 number-one hit record “Do That to Me One More Time,” which begins with the words: Do that to me one more time Once is never enough With a man like you Is it just me, or does that sound to you like a serious criticism of the guy’s lovemaking technique?
This song tells the moving story of two people who are losing interest in each other, so each one independently decides to cheat on the other, and when they find out about this, it brings them together. They deserve each other! Have another piña colada! Rupert Holmes definitely should get some kind of special achievement award because he also wrote and sang “Him,” the song that goes: Him! Him! HIM Whatcha gonna do about him? You’re gonna have to do without him Or do without me! Me! ME! No one’s gonna get it for free It’s me or it’s him I don’t know about you, but I would pick him.
The Night Chicago Died,” by Paper Lace8—This song still arouses great hostility for both music and lyrics. ” As Yvonne Koyzis observed: “There IS no east side of Chicago; just an awfully, awfully big lake. ” by Chicago—Yes! Time to pass a law against playing this song! Also “Saturday in the Park”! Also “25 or 6 to 4”! “Disco Duck,” by Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots—Other than the fact that a lot of people hate it, I don’t know anything about this song. “Signs,” by Five Man Electrical Band—I think this song will forever hold the record for self-righteous hippie smugness, if only for these lyrics:If God was here, He’d tell you to your face Man, you’re some kind of sinner!