Lyrics Archive

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Michael and the Captains

Premiered at OryCon last weekend. This one came together very quickly, but took some effort to finalize (the tune is rather more complicated than you’d think given the nature of the source).

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Errantry Anthem

Errantry Anthem words: © 2015 John C. Bunnell music: “Don’t Slay That Potato” (Tom Paxton) Inspired by Diane Duane’s “Young Wizards” novels (and some of the fanworks that have drawn on them).  Oh, magic, they say, is a game for the young, that’s played for the ultimate stake. It comes with a language unique and …

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Silver Or Gold (an Instafilk)

Well, semi-insta.  I was in a major mall yesterday, abruptly encountered a Major Line (very neatly organized, mind you, but a Major Line), and was trying to figure out what was going on when I realized that I was passing the Apple Store. The filk trigger, however, didn’t hit till this morning, when I caught …

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After Cambreadth

After Cambreadth words © 1995 John C. Bunnell music: Heather Alexander (“March of Cambreadth”) The original song to which this one replies is legendary in the filk world for generating energetic sing-alongs and overwhelming recalcitrant hotel management into submission. But at root it’s a martial number and a prelude to battle, which prompted me to …

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