Don't Know Why

   

A parody of a song by Nora Jones.  A Collaboration by mrlip in Springfield, VA & Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
Recorded: 10/28/2015  Released: 10/28/2015  First aired: unaired
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Lyrics

One good thing to come out of Tony's absents today was the incredibly talented KJ Ohmstad graciously agreed to sing on my just-in-time jingle. Predictably, she hit it out of the park. Thanks KJ!

He waited 'til nine forty one
I don't know why Tone didn't come
He don’t call in sick as a rule of thumb
I don't know why Tone didn't come
I don't know why Tone didn't come

When I heard Nigel’s voice on air
Wondered why Tony wasn’t there
Instead yakking on the mic
Warning bicyclists to do wear white

Kornheiser was bedridden
But he’ll be back boiling eggs
‘For you know it

Something made Tone reassess
So all day he convalesced
From meat cancer he won’t succumb
I don't know why Tone didn't come
I don't know why Tone didn't come
I don't know why Tone didn't come

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joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Great lyrics Steve, and Norah is smack dab in the middle of the Kj wheelhouse, and she sent it out of the park!!!!
632 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
I have listened every day at least once.....
632 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
God, this is GREAT!!!!!!
632 days ago.
John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
Such wonderfulness! Like Nigel said, I could listen to KJ all day....
636 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
Not signing a note + KJ = my best jingle ever!
637 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Williamsburg, VA
Wow, you were writing lyrics for the same tune when someone asked you to sing a jingle? What are the odds?! Superb!!
637 days ago.
robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
I love this song too. KJ doing Norah Jones = money. someone get to work on a Sunrise parody.
637 days ago.
Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
Nice one, Anita! I love this song and was actually writing lyrics of my own (that weren't going anywhere) when Steve asked me to do this one. So, thanks for thinking of me, Steve! And thanks to you 3 for the kind words too.
637 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
This is excellent all around, and even more impressive with the quick turn around. Kj smooth as butter. Anita taking shots at all of us non-same-day listening Littles! (And really making me laugh.)
637 days ago.
Anita from Alaska
KJ fab as usual working some great lyrics. She'll get it when she listens to the podcast next week.
638 days ago.
robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
meat cancer. tears rolling out of my eyes...
638 days ago.

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Playlists

This jingle is included in the following playlists:

Playlist User
All of mrlip's Jingles mrlip in Springfield, VA
All the TK Jingles of 2015 Jerry in Annandale, VA
Favorites robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
Favorites jarad2112 in Washington, DC
Favorites Byron in Philadelphia, PA
Kj & Pals Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
MY FAVORITES joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD