History Main / PatterSong

22nd Nov '16 11:33:16 PM NWolfman
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** He also does this in the theme song for [[Series/TheWeirdAlShow his short-lived TV show]]. The first verse is even [[UpToEleven a run-on sentence]]!



* "Popular" by Music/NadaSurf

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* "Popular" by Music/NadaSurfNada Surf, the verses for which a spoken-word readings from a cheesy teen dating advice book.



* "Both Sides Of The Coin" from ''Theatre/Drood'', the chorus for which has one beat per syllable. And the last refrain is done in ''double time''!
22nd Nov '16 11:29:50 PM NWolfman
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* ''Guns and Ships'' of ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' holds the distinction of being the fastest song in one of the fastest shows in Broadway history, courtesy of Lafayette. There's a section where 19 words are sung in about 3 seconds. And it's all done in an over-the-top French accent. Angelica's main song (''Satisfied'') also counts- Lin himself can't pull off her rap sections, and she's got less opportunities to sneak a breath in than Lafayette does.

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* ''Guns and Ships'' of ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' holds the distinction of being the fastest song in one of the fastest shows in Broadway history, courtesy of Lafayette. There's a section where 19 words are sung in about 3 seconds. And it's all done in an over-the-top French accent. Angelica's main song (''Satisfied'') also counts- Lin himself can't pull off her rap sections, and she's got less fewer opportunities to sneak a breath in than Lafayette does.does.
* "Both Sides Of The Coin" from ''Theatre/Drood'', the chorus for which has one beat per syllable. And the last refrain is done in ''double time''!
22nd Nov '16 11:25:47 PM NWolfman
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* The Creator/{{McDonalds}} "Menu Song" jingle, which featured patrons singing the restaurant's entire menu to the tune of the obscure 70s hit "Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)." This was eventually turned into a contest to see if any real-life customers could recite the entire list on the spot for a free drink.
** There was a second contest involving the song, this time with free records given out with local newspapers, one of which would be a winner. Another variation was to press the song on records of varying stability, and only the one that wouldn't warp at the end would be the winner.
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22nd Nov '16 11:15:37 PM NWolfman
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** "Your Horoscope for Today" isn't fast enough for the whole song to count, but the bridge does, when he says all this in about twenty seconds:

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** "Your Horoscope for Today" isn't fast enough for the whole song to count, but the bridge does, when he says all this in about twenty seconds:seconds ''and in one breath'':


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* The 1974 novelty song "Life is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me)," where each verse [[ListSong lists]] various musical personalities, pop songs and record labels from the 1950s to the then-present in rapid succession. The tune and concept was later lifted for a Creaotr/{{McDonalds}} jingle, where patrons would sing the restaurant's entire menu.
15th Nov '16 3:15:04 PM BabyM
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* "Soho (Needless to Say)" by Music/AlStewart
13th Nov '16 9:32:56 AM nombretomado
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* This was one of Crator/DannyKaye's signatures.

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* This was one of Crator/DannyKaye's Creator/DannyKaye's signatures.



* Music/TomLehrer, a huge fan of both GilbertAndSullivan and DannyKaye, not to mention a certified scientific and mathematical genius, wrote several songs like this, most notably "The Elements" and "New Math."

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* Music/TomLehrer, a huge fan of both GilbertAndSullivan and DannyKaye, Creator/DannyKaye, not to mention a certified scientific and mathematical genius, wrote several songs like this, most notably "The Elements" and "New Math."
15th Aug '16 5:23:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* JudasPriest's "Freewheel Burning" where Rob Halford sings these words in under 20 seconds, and still manages to end it with several long notes:

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* JudasPriest's Music/JudasPriest's "Freewheel Burning" where Rob Halford sings these words in under 20 seconds, and still manages to end it with several long notes:
26th Jul '16 3:55:09 AM onionmaster
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* JudasPriest's "Freewheel Burning" where Rob Halford sings these words in under 20 seconds, and still manages to end it with several long notes:
--> Look before you leap has never been the way we keep
--> Our road is free
--> Charging to the top and never give in never stops the
--> Way to be
--> Hold on to the lead with all your will and concede
--> You'll find there's life with victory on high
6th Jul '16 9:15:28 PM Theriocephalus
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3rd Jul '16 2:38:01 PM gewunomox
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* "Subterranean Homesick Blues" by BobDylan.

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* "Subterranean Homesick Blues" by BobDylan.Music/BobDylan.
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