RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V2 #764

Reed Andrus (randrus@home.com)
Tue, 25 May 1999 12:16:29 -0700 > Date: Mon, 24 May 1999 19:53:32 -0500 (CDT)
> From: billha@ionet.net (Bill Hagen)
> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Cheerful Noir Music ?
> So, in that spirit, I'll mention the funny grim tales of Tom Leherer
> contained in such rollicking songs as "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park," "I
> Hold Your Hand in Mine," and the Irish jig about the maid who does her
> family in in various interesting ways...
> Bill Hagen
> <billha@ionet.net>

Hi Bill!

Good catch! My father bought a couple of Lehrer records when I was a
mere tad, and I grossed out all my teachers by singing them in class.
Still remember most of them, including The Old Dope Peddler, "doing well
by doing good."

Thanks for the memory!

... Reed
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