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Every once in a while I like to do a 'tempie theme song' type tune, where I dig up some autobiography and set it to music that I think is a cartoon rendition of the tempie sound. While I was working on this collection of songs Weezer released their White Album and I was so taken by it, the way that it was this great fun tribute to California and pop metal/punk but with enough irony so that if called on the sincerity they could just blow it off, just really brilliant, and I thought that punk does have this sincere vein and it seems that all of the old punk bands shouted so loud so that nobody noticed that they had their hearts out there...So musically there's a bunch of Weezer here, but filtered through what I think of as the tempie sound.
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this is a summer song
feel free to sing along
there ain't a damn thing wrong
this is a summer song

yeah i'm Scooby doo
i'm speed racer too
i'm shaun cassidy
good hair on TV

my cousin robby
had a green Kawasaki
we rode around
without any shirts
we liked girls who liked guys
covered in dirt

i'm a super bee
i'm shirley muldowney
mom, bring us some sunny d
i'm a super bee

this is a summer song
(my cousin robby)

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Uploaded: Jan 05, 2017 - 07:33:24 AM
Last Updated: Jan 05, 2017 - 07:33:24 AM Last Played: Feb 09, 2017 - 02:18:21 PM
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Hickling_Stan said 47 days ago (January 5th, 2017)
Like a great big breath of fresh air. Awesome, really enjoyed this.

Mom bring us some sunny D.....the taste that kids love!!!
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Calchas said 47 days ago (January 5th, 2017)
Weezer meets Vic Holman?
Vocals remind me a bit of Vic... I remember Weezer as one of those bands my sons brought home when they were in High School. I remember being pleasantly surprised then. Once again, I find myself pleasantly surprised. Great tribute!

Be well friend!
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Vic Holman said 47 days ago (January 5th, 2017)
but it's winter up here
however summer can't come to soon. reminds along the line of MGMT in approach. great tune craig!
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Warren Smith said 42 days ago (January 10th, 2017)
Glowing Days
Nice job at capturing the glow of days gone by. It has the feel-good aura of carefree youth in summer. It is a pleasure to hear.

My only complaint is the vocals seem buried in the soundtrack. If you hadn't posted the lyrics I would have been lost in the maze.
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Dean-Resonator said 41 days ago (January 11th, 2017)
Summer Song
I was thinking Husker Du, but Weezer - Yeah, I can see that now. I enjoyed it. Good stuff.
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jiguma said 34 days ago (January 18th, 2017)
60s Beach Boys make it to 2017!
Grungy but with great harmonies going on. Would have liked a little more volume on the vocals, but not really an issue.
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