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January 9, 2019: Organizing the Seven Second Delay Rock Opera
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Ken and Andy, America's Jewish uncles, give you an exciting opportunity to be a part of this year's SSD Marathon premium by collaborating on their epic ROCK OPERA, an exciting dramatization of actual events that actually happened in real life at WFMU. Up until now, Ken wasn't ready to tell this story. It was too painful! But he needs this catharsis! And only you (we're talking to YOU), the listeners of WFMU, can help him, with your original songs (and in a couple of months, your money!)
Ken and Andy need a song for each act/song of this "masterpiece". Here's what we have so far, with the singer or singer in parentheses. but more ideas are welcome within this framework, plus we also need a title for this sucker:
SONG 1: (Character of Andy) An offensive anti-albino song (a la Short People)
SONG 2: (Albinos) Albino Pride Anthem: "We have feelings too. we can't help the way we are, etc"
SONG 3: (FCC official) "No more anti-albino material on the air. Enough is enough-- we're shutting WFMU down! Ken, pack your bags!"
SONG 4: (Character of Ken) Ken, now working at a circus, as a bear trainer signs of his new gig, and his new bear, who is named Gentle Jim. The song ends with Ken getting raped by the bear.
SONG 5: (new female station manager, Andrea Dreckman) "There's's gonna be some changes made" she lists the changes she'll be making: Including James Taylor hits every morning from 6-9AM, followed by James Taylor deep cuts, and then Poco at noon. Plus, a new dress code: pretty hats for all the female staffers.
SONG 6: (Character of Ken) A slow heartfelt ballad. "Woe is me.. I miss the hippie noise- I would anything to get my old life back.." (one verse should be a duet with the bear)
SONG 7: (Duet between Ken & Clay Pigeon) Clay Pigeon reveals himself to be the devil! Ken sells his soul to the devil to be back at WFMU-- even as a volunteer!! the song ends with Ken getting raped by the devil and the line "Ooooh...I miss Gentle Jim"
SONG 8: (Duet between Characters of Ken and Ms. Dreckman) A job interview song. Ms. Dreckman tells Ken what his duties will be. She lists a series of disgusting jobs: ie, cleaning the pit, weaving Nick The Bard's armpit hair, etc. Ken happily agrees. KEN: "No problem.. I'd be happy to do it.. etc."
SONG 9: (Character of Ken) Ken is working late, and he sees the new station manager peeing standing up! SHE PEES STANDING UP?! He realizes: Andrea Dreckman is.. Andy!? "What a fool I was! I should have known.. etc. "
SONG 10: (Character of Ken) An angry rock power-anthem. "Let's take our station back! We won't get fooled again! Who's with me?"
SONG 11: (Characters of WFMU staff and DJs): "Sorry, Ken.. We were wrong"-- Andy was right... Those sensitive LA singer-songwriters really touch our soul---- We like our pretty hats... We LOVE Poco. etc" Even the albinos agree.
I won't give away the end. OK, I admit it. We don't know the end. But I will say this: You will laugh, you will learn something, and you might even shed a little tear.
If you are a musician (a good one, like James Taylor, or those guys in Poco), and you think you can write a song, please call us tonight: (201) 209-9368. Be part of the proud traditionof this radical art form. Ken and Andy need a song for each act/song of this "masterpiece". Here's what we have so far, with the singer or singer in parentheses. but more ideas are welcome within this framework, plus we also need a title for this sucker:
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