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Staggeringly weird MP3 collection over at April Winchell's blog. Everything from Hindi ABBA covers to hideous celebrity sing alongs from the likes of Hulk Hogan and Catherine "Daisy Duke" Bach. My favorite so far is the german cover of the theme music from Bonanza.fromCKB's blog.
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Das ich Mister Ed!

posted by RobbieFal at 10:59 PM on April 7, 2003


Thank you so much for this treasure trove. I have been looking for the Herve Villechaize song "Why Do People Have to Fight?" on Kaaza with no success, but now my search has ended!!
posted by thedailygrowl at 11:01 PM on April 7, 2003


That cover version of Smells Like Teen Spirit is a must download.
posted by bargle at 11:23 PM on April 7, 2003

Wow. Every time I thought I was nearing the end of the list, there would be a whole 'nother category full of great stuff. Don't miss the Dixie Power Trio cover of Stairway to Heaven.
posted by Inkslinger at 11:46 PM on April 7, 2003

Gigantor the space age robot! w00t!
posted by eddydamascene at 12:03 AM on April 8, 2003

Should you crave the originals, or feel the MP3 format doesn't to Gomer Pyle justice, you can aways get the Golden Throats cds at Amazon
posted by herc at 12:18 AM on April 8, 2003

That EMINEM vs. Ragtime is awesome.
posted by phatboy at 1:21 AM on April 8, 2003

pssst. phatboy. eminenya. via megnut.
posted by eddydamascene at 1:37 AM on April 8, 2003

The Peter Sellers tracks still stand out as timeless classics...
posted by monkey closet at 2:37 AM on April 8, 2003

Ahhhhh....I don't care if my company fires me, as long as I have Johnny Cash singing in German.
posted by Katemonkey at 3:12 AM on April 8, 2003

Wow, that's a lot of Web disk space! It's all so tempting, but it'll have to wait until I actually get a chance to LISTEN to a few of these first!

(She should make a MP3 stream for those things.)
posted by Down10 at 3:16 AM on April 8, 2003

April's father is the 50s and 60s icon Paul Winchell, a ventriloquist and children's variety show pioneer.

You haven't lived until you've heard Joe Pesci do "Got To Get You Into My Life", and the Fabio series.
posted by iconomy at 5:21 AM on April 8, 2003

April is a national treasure. I want to bear her children.
posted by MrBaliHai at 6:13 AM on April 8, 2003

[this is bizarre]

The Beatles-oid cover of Stairway to Heaven has me giggling uncontrollably.
posted by Slithy_Tove at 6:34 AM on April 8, 2003

Reason no. 12 why I love the web. Those Brady kids rock! Fab post.
posted by Dick Paris at 8:33 AM on April 8, 2003

For stairway to heaven, it has to be Rolf's version for me.
posted by walrus at 9:01 AM on April 8, 2003

Folks, don't link directly to the MP3's on the website, all we'll get is a message that we're stealing bandwidth.
posted by MrBaliHai at 9:55 AM on April 8, 2003

Abba's Dancing Queen in Hindi is actually, uh, pretty good. It's the Song of the Week at work!
posted by Taken Outtacontext at 11:06 AM on April 8, 2003

"I wanna be a hulkamaniac/have fun with my family and friends."
posted by chandy72 at 11:34 AM on April 8, 2003

More yodel. The classical overture medley by Mary Schneider is my favorite, and her rendition of the folk classic Clarinet Polka is awesome. Even better than the equally cheesy Hammond organ instrumental version by Burt Jackson Orchestra, which I've known and loved (sorry, no link).
posted by ikalliom at 1:35 PM on April 8, 2003

That's a fantastic yodel site ikalliom - thanks! For more yodel fun, there's always yodeling theresa.
posted by snez at 1:25 PM on April 9, 2003

Holy Shit

In the last 24 hours, I was linked by two of my favorite web sites, Memepool and Metafilter. My traffic today has gone up by 400%.

Oh sure, it's flattering, but it also means that you people are using about 9mgs of bandwidth per second.

posted by homunculus at 2:00 PM on April 9, 2003

Damnation. Anybody want to mail me the original Hindi covers of Abba? Will be eternally grateful to anyone who does :)

Fantastically odd site, its a shame it got hammered (I blame memepool ;)
posted by Mossy at 4:28 PM on April 9, 2003

Mossy, you can still download "Dancing Queen" from Otis Fodder's site.
posted by snez at 12:33 AM on April 10, 2003

Thanks snez!
posted by Mossy at 3:26 AM on April 10, 2003

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