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Friday, November 27, 2020

Long Weekend Frivolity: The Amazing Things One Finds on Twitter!

In this Italian hit song from 1972, you will hear what sounds like unaccented American English lyrics but is in fact gibberish.  Fascinating.  Thanks Kim Krawiec!

But if you listen to Kim's Taboo Trades podcast on blood you will hear accented English (from Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis) that is anything but gibberish!

 

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Comments

Truly bizarre. Here's another gibberish song from my youth: Louie Louie:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EqzTiDc-1k

Posted by: john wladis | Nov 30, 2020 10:19:53 AM

And yet that song is clearly obscene!
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/jack-ely-louie-louie-the-dirtiest-song-of-the-sixties

Posted by: Jeremy Telman | Nov 30, 2020 11:43:46 AM

Here's the FBI file on its investigation into the song lyrics:
https://www.npr.org/2015/05/02/403623915/louie-louie-indecipherable-or-indecent-an-fbi-investigation

Posted by: john wladis | Dec 1, 2020 1:32:59 PM

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