History Music / DaYoopers

7th Feb '17 1:43:14 PM Twentington
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* NobodyLovesTheBassist: They changed bassists twice in the course of their first six albums, and some of their songs don't even have bass parts. ("Second Week of Deer Camp" had a guest playing a gutbucket bass.) Lusardi has been the touring bassist since the late 90s, but Bellmore typically plays the bass parts in-studio.

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* NobodyLovesTheBassist: They changed bassists twice in the course of their first six albums, and some of their songs don't even have bass parts. ("Second Week of Deer Camp" had a guest playing a gutbucket bass.) Lusardi has been the touring bassist since the late 90s, but Bellmore typically plays played all the bass parts on ''We're Still Rockin''' due to it being recorded after Bradbury left, and while they later hired Reggie Lusardi as a touring bassist, Bellmore usually continued to play most of the bass parts in-studio.
30th Jan '17 8:17:41 PM Twentington
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* StepUpToTheMicrophone: They are ''all over'' this trope. Most of the vocals have been Potila, Jim Bellmore, or sometimes Jim [=DeCaire=]. They've also written several songs from a female perspective for Lynn to sing.

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* StepUpToTheMicrophone: StylisticSuck: Invoked in a newspaper article, where [=DeCaire=] said that they decided not to let Joe [=DeLongchamp=] sing a song they had been working on, because [=DeCaire=] thought that his voice was too good for it.
* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Deer Hunter's Widow" repeatedly subverts rhymes to "shit" by having the word go unsung, while "Butcher Town" uses a long chain of averted rhymes, "Miss Susie" style. "Arm Chair Quarterback" uses the oft-quoted "Rah rah ree, kick 'em in the knee / Rah rah rass, kick 'em in the other knee" cheer during a break.
* SynchroVox: Done twice with a mounted deer head on "Camp Go for Beer", a song exclusive to ''It's About Time, Eh!''
* TakeThatCritics: "Critics Tune".
* ToiletHumor: Not just the ''Fart Lovers'' album, but also "Diarrhea" (self-explanatory), "Lonely Yooper" (character hides in an outhouse during an affair and gets crapped on), etc.
* TruckDriversGearChange: Probably the closest they've ever come to this is "Wanna Buy an Organ", which goes from C Minor on the verses to C major on the chorus.
* UnusualEuphemism: "Ring Dang Do" is about female genitalia, apparently.
* VocalTagTeam:
They are ''all over'' this trope. Most of the vocals have been Potila, Jim Bellmore, or sometimes Jim [=DeCaire=]. They've also written several songs from a female perspective for Lynn to sing.



* StylisticSuck: Invoked in a newspaper article, where [=DeCaire=] said that they decided not to let Joe [=DeLongchamp=] sing a song they had been working on, because [=DeCaire=] thought that his voice was too good for it.
* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Deer Hunter's Widow" repeatedly subverts rhymes to "shit" by having the word go unsung, while "Butcher Town" uses a long chain of averted rhymes, "Miss Susie" style. "Arm Chair Quarterback" uses the oft-quoted "Rah rah ree, kick 'em in the knee / Rah rah rass, kick 'em in the other knee" cheer during a break.
* SynchroVox: Done twice with a mounted deer head on "Camp Go for Beer", a song exclusive to ''It's About Time, Eh!''
* TakeThatCritics: "Critics Tune".
* ToiletHumor: Not just the ''Fart Lovers'' album, but also "Diarrhea" (self-explanatory), "Lonely Yooper" (character hides in an outhouse during an affair and gets crapped on), etc.
* TruckDriversGearChange: Probably the closest they've ever come to this is "Wanna Buy an Organ", which goes from C Minor on the verses to C major on the chorus.
* UnusualEuphemism: "Ring Dang Do" is about female genitalia, apparently.
* VocalTagTeam: As mentioned above, they've never really stuck to just one lead singer. Several songs have split the lead vocal, as well.
26th Dec '16 8:54:22 AM Twentington
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** ''Yoopanese'' is all over this, as the band barely resembles itself. "My Shoes" and "Critics Tune" are completely serious songs with more generic themes (adultery and TakeThatCritics, respectively); "Robot Girl" and "I Don't Wanna Glow" have science fiction overtones that stand in contrast to the mostly realistic approach of their later work; and "Road to Gwinn" is one of only a very small number of parodies in their catalog. It is also the only album besides ''Yoopy Do Wah'' not to have interstitial skits or guest musicians.[[note]]''We're Still Rockin''' came close to the latter as well, since the only guest musician is Jim [=DeCaire's=] son Jesse on lead guitar on one song.[[/note]] Also, Lynn is playing an analog synthesizer instead of a keyboard.

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** ''Yoopanese'' is all over this, as the band barely resembles itself. "My Shoes" and "Critics Tune" are completely serious songs with more generic themes (adultery (YourCheatingHeart and TakeThatCritics, respectively); "Robot Girl" and "I Don't Wanna Glow" have science fiction overtones that stand in contrast to the mostly realistic approach of their later work; and "Road to Gwinn" is one of only a very small number of parodies in their catalog. It is also the only album besides ''Yoopy Do Wah'' not to have interstitial skits or guest musicians.[[note]]''We're Still Rockin''' came close to the latter as well, since the only guest musician is Jim [=DeCaire's=] son Jesse on lead guitar on one song.[[/note]] Also, Lynn is playing an analog synthesizer instead of a keyboard.
26th Dec '16 8:51:31 AM Twentington
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* ACappella: "My First Time Ever".
6th Dec '16 10:39:52 PM Twentington
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* LeadBassist: Everyone who has ever played bass for the band has sung at least one lead vocal. In an inversion, Jim Bellmore often played bass in-studio, usually to tracks he sang lead on.

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* LeadBassist: Everyone who has ever played bass for the band (except for Dick Bunce) has sung at least one lead vocal. In an inversion, Jim Bellmore often played bass in-studio, usually to tracks he sang lead on.
29th Aug '16 9:29:47 PM Twentington
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* ParentalHypocrisy: The narrator of "Shuckin' da Cob". He is scolded by his father for masturbating to porn magazines, but counters dad by saying that he got the magazines from dad's dresser.



** Among those sung by other "official" members:

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** Among those known to have been sung by other "official" members:



** Also, several guests have also contributed over time:
*** ''Culture Shock'' was the first to feature guests on lead vocals. Bertha Hintsala sang a song in Finnish called "Iso Sika" (aka "The Killing of the Big Pig"), and Sandy Kempa sang "Da Couch Dat Burps". Unknown male vocalists sang "Ruthie Rollover", "Chiquito War", and "Beer-Beer-Beer".

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** Also, several guests have also contributed over time:
*** ''Culture Shock'' was the first to feature guests on lead vocals. Bertha Hintsala sang a song in Finnish called "Iso Sika" (aka "The Killing of the Big Pig"), and Sandy Kempa sang "Da Couch Dat Burps". Unknown male vocalists (several vocalists are credited in the liner notes, but it's not known who sang what) sang "Ruthie Rollover", "Chiquito War", and "Beer-Beer-Beer".



* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Deer Hunter's Widow" repeatedly subverts rhymes to "shit", while "Butcher Town" uses a long chain of averted rhymes, "Miss Susie" style. "Arm Chair Quarterback" uses the oft-quoted "Rah rah ree, kick 'em in the knee / Rah rah rass, kick 'em in the other knee" cheer during a break.

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* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Deer Hunter's Widow" repeatedly subverts rhymes to "shit", "shit" by having the word go unsung, while "Butcher Town" uses a long chain of averted rhymes, "Miss Susie" style. "Arm Chair Quarterback" uses the oft-quoted "Rah rah ree, kick 'em in the knee / Rah rah rass, kick 'em in the other knee" cheer during a break.
25th Jun '16 10:02:00 PM Twentington
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* NoseShove: In "Fish Fight Song", the female lead threatens to shove the husband's fish eggs up his nose if he shrugs off his duties as a father in favor of fishing again. She then implies an AssShove with the spoken line "Somewhere else, too".
10th May '16 7:36:50 PM Twentington
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*** ''Culture Shock'' was the first to feature guests on lead vocals. Bertha Hintsala sang a song in Finnish called "Iso Sika" (aka "The Killing of the Big Pig"), and Sandy Kempa sang "Da Couch Dat Burps".

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*** ''Culture Shock'' was the first to feature guests on lead vocals. Bertha Hintsala sang a song in Finnish called "Iso Sika" (aka "The Killing of the Big Pig"), and Sandy Kempa sang "Da Couch Dat Burps". Unknown male vocalists sang "Ruthie Rollover", "Chiquito War", and "Beer-Beer-Beer".
10th May '16 7:26:05 PM Twentington
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* Reggie Lusardi (bass guitar, vocals)



* Reggie Lusardi (bass guitar, vocals). Died May 8, 2016.



* UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: Their name is based on the Scandanavian-Canadian hybrid accent common to the upper Midwest. Sometimes they exaggerate it, but most of the band members really do talk dat way, eh? Ya, you betcha.
15th Apr '16 1:41:29 PM Twentington
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* LeadBassist: Everyone who has ever played bass for the band has sung at least one lead vocal. In an inversion, Jim Bellmore often played bass in-studio, usually to tracks he sang lead on.
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