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October 25, 2020


Satirist Tom Lehrer has put his songs into the public domain

(Thanks to Ranald Adams)


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Just in time for Halloween.

Something to brighten up 2020.

this is wonderful!

He was an amazing person.

Poisoning Pigeons in the Park

I recall long ago the nuns in my grade school giggling at "Vatican Rag".

I actually spoke to Mr. Lehrer on the phone once. I sent him his CDs to sign for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. (I asked for a photo, but he did not have any.) I grew up listening to him, so I said (in a star stuck voice), "I feel like I've known you my whole life." He replied "That makes two of us."

And he did sign the CDs and send them back. He wrote "Please ignore 'When You Are Old and Gray'" on my parent's CD. :)

My son is a huge fan of this guy, so his appeal is clearly multigenerational.

And I'm with Alkali Bill; "Poisoning Pigeons" is probably my favorite.

This one is my favorite:


This is the first **practical** news I've seen on this site!

National Brotherhood Week comes early this year! Hurrah!

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