Even Now

   

A parody of a song by Barry Manilow.  Recorded by robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
Recorded: 08/02/2015  Released: 08/02/2015  First aired: 03/31/2017
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Lyrics

This is one I wrote during the season and didn't think was really worthy of submission. But in August? EVERYTHING MUST GO SALE! And I felt like being melodramatic today.


Even now, with 80 million in the bank
After way too many plastic surgeries
Even now I wake up crying in the middle of the night
When I think about the tour of 1980

And even now, I should probably let it go
After 30 years of Freudian therapy
Even now I see the places where maybe I'm to blame
Threatening the border was a big mistake

Even now, when I turn on the tube
I see that orange dude
so aggressive and so rude with that interview
Even now, when I'm still peddling schlock
It's not exactly Bach
or even The 4 Tops
But it's all I've got
Even now.

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Bill Barto in Columbus, OH
Someone show this man to the state line...
745 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
One of my favorite melodramatic ballads in general, done very well here!
746 days ago.
Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
Agreed, nice capture! And also agreed...anything goes in August!
746 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
You captured the mood very well on this one. (I had missed reading that article before now - so thanks for that, it's great.) I like the August going-out-of-business style jingle sale idea... time to look through the back of the store.
748 days ago.
rob in Pittsburgh, PA
in case anyone that stumbles across this jingle and hasn't read the piece Satch wrote that inspired the song, here it is. https://archive102.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/he-sings-the-songs-and-buddy-watch-what-you-say-about-them/
749 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Instant favorite! Great job man!!
749 days ago.

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