TODAY IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN:
I stumbled on a delightful website that listed all the songs in the public domain. Some were familiar, some were not. Here are the best ones:
When I Do the Hoochy Coochy in de Sky - Wow.
Waiting for the Robert E. Lee - Me too!
When This Dreadful War Is Ended- 1863
When This Cruel War is Over- 1885 - What a rip off!
Who Let the Cows Out? - moo. moo moo moo moo.
Willie's Fatal Visit - Tragic.
Tell My Jesus "Morning" - And also whats up.
Thriller!, The [Rag] - It sounds thrilling.
Too Late! Too Late! - Oh no!!
Too Much Raspberry - Most people with a complaint about a fruit tart would just tell the baker, not write a song about it.
Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! - YOU are!
Scabs Crawl In, The - Ew.
Shake Yo' Dusters! - ...if you're a true player.
She Is More to Be Pitied Than Censured - Well, thats very well thought out.
She Was Bred In Old Kentucky – They better be talking about a horse.
Strike Up the Band--Here Comes a Sailor - Alllllright!
Run, Nigger, Run – Eeeeeeeeee.
Pirates of Penzance – What? The whole thing? Is that why every Middle School drama club performs it??
Oh Miss, I'll Give You a Paper of Pins – Um, pass?
No Irish Need Apply – Eeeeeeeeeee.
Mister Beveridge's Maggot
Mister Isaac's Maggot
Mister Lane's Maggot – I am hoping “maggot” is synonym for something else…other wise I REALLY don’t get the late 1600’s.
My Honolulu Tomboy – ha ha ha
My Moustache –ha ha ha
My Sweetheart's the Man in the Moon – Finally! A song for lonely female astronomists!
Love Is Like A Cigarette - Agreed! Cancer causing and makes you smell funny.
Kiss Me Quick and Go Buckley - You go Buckley, you jerk.
Jack's Maggot- Again!
Jenny Come Tie My Cravat - A timeless song.
Jerry, Go and Oil that Car - Jenny's answer?
I and Satan Had a Race – Guess who won?
I Love Little Pussy – my #1 favorite PD song of all time.
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum - Thats just awesome.
Hare's Maggot, The – AGAIN!!!
Her Eyes Don't Shine Like Diamonds – Ouch.
Hooking Cow Blues, The - Cows who hook are sad.
Hypocrite and the Concubine, The- That's a Brothers Grim tale right?
Get Thee Behind Me, Mr. Satan – Not just a White Stripes album anymore.
Good Humored and Fairly Tipsy – the Phaea Crede story.
Dick o' the Cow - Oh god. Can't stop laughing.
Dick's Maggot – HOLY CHRIST!
Draper's Maggot- ITS A CONSPIRACY!
Chin Chin Chinaman – Eeeeeeeeee.
All Coons Look Alike to Me – Eeeeeeeeeee.