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Wrong Way Down a One Way Street

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by RnR Nolan, Feb 10, 2019.

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  1. RnR Nolan

    RnR Nolan Strat-Talker

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    The greatest song ever written. Ever.

    From the Scottish comedy show, "Limmy's Show". This is one of my favorite skits wherein Limmy comes up with a little ditty and the whole world ends up loving it.

    It's kind of hard to understand for people who don't speak Scottish English, but it's still funny. The guitar playing is great, too. :p



    If only it was this easy to make it in the music industry. :D
     
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  2. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Greatest song ever, it doesn't waste your time with BS just gets to the point! I like it!
     
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  3. RnR Nolan

    RnR Nolan Strat-Talker

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    Definitely! It wastes no time getting to the chorus.
     
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  4. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

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    And I thought the Beatles were masters of simplicity.

    I wept.
     
  5. RnR Nolan

    RnR Nolan Strat-Talker

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    It's the epitome of simplicity and yet it's so emotional.
     
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  6. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    I like how it sounds great, but doesn't wear out it's welcome. :thumb::thumb:

    I'm looking forward to his follow up.
     
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  7. RnR Nolan

    RnR Nolan Strat-Talker

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    Yes. It definitely leaves you wanting more. :whistling:
     
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  8. chrimturn

    chrimturn Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Reminded me of Steven Wright at one of the 1980’s Comic Relief. 2:05ish

     
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  9. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sounds like Bruce Springsteen singing.

    Don't bore us, get to the chorus.
     
  10. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    wrong way

    wrong way!
    down a one way street
    rain splashin'
    on my feet
    i can't escape the donuts chasing me
    the question is can i ever be free?

    donuts!
    donuts chasing me!
    donuts
    i'll try to climb a tree
    donuts
    they can't get me
    up here....

    solo

    wrong way!
    i shoulda' let them be
    i ate one
    now they're coming
    for me where can i run? to the ends of the earth? oh noooo....

    outro
     
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  11. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Dirty Dozen
    After me
    Baker's Dozen
    Rolling after me,
    I got one for free,
    But it's after me
    Donuts following me

    In my time of donuts
    It's my time to die in the road
    Wrong way on Baker Street
    Weep for me weep for me
     
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  12. RnR Nolan

    RnR Nolan Strat-Talker

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    Awesome. Just plain awesome! :D
     
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  13. RnR Nolan

    RnR Nolan Strat-Talker

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    Why did this become about donuts, though? o_O
     
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  14. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Ask circles
     
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  15. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    And I had no problem understanding them.

    When I was in Key West was a waitress where I bartended from Scotland, and she could confuse us when she'd get buzzed. She'd also slip into their slang.
     
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  16. Bigdogdaddy

    Bigdogdaddy Strat-O-Master Gold Member

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    I thought you were going to say "slip into something more comfortable". I was looking forward to the story. :D
     
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  17. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Well that happened too- couple times. ;)

    Trying to keep it PG (and not the guitar part).