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rock, roll and get famous

Want to be famous? Ever thought you could write the perfect rock song if given the opportunity? Well, now's your chance to show off those mad skills you've been keeping secret all these years, thanks to Andrew of Dodgeblogium.

In a moment that could either be described as spastic or waggish, I came up with a rather interesting contest. First, to make sure I wasn't totally off my trolley, I sent an email to my fellow rocker, Michele. She not only likes the idea but is rather enthusiastic about it. Inotherwords, it is either a bloody good idea, or she is as nuts as I am. Assuming the latter, here is my idea:

I am (as some of you know), and have been, for a few months now, putting together a band of 30-somethings to record an album (and to tour). We are looking for original stuff. I thought it might be a good for a laugh to run a "your perfect rock lyric" contest. In this we get people to suggest lyrics to a rock song they would like to hear. Of course, if my band uses any, some, or all entries we will give credit where it's duo and a share of royalties.

Deadline is Valentine's Day. Other rules are at Andrew's site.

Come on kids, let out that power ballad that you know you have inside. Pen a protest song. Write an ode to sex, drugs and rock and roll. I mean, you can't be any worse than Nickelback, right?

I will be acting as one of the judges for this contest. Andrew promises we won't act like Simon Cowell, but if any of you enter songs like this, I will publicly humiliate you.

Fame. You want to live forever.

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Comments

Can you see me singing a protest song...esp a song for Dean. Ack!

"I was drunk the day my Mom got out of prison"

Oh wait, that's the perfect Country/Western song. Give me a few minutes...

Sorry, 'Drew. All my lyrics go into my own recordings, and I'm way behind. I have way more music than lyrics piled up, now, and if I can get a few words to stick to a sheet of paper, they're spoken for.

I propose an homage to the stupidity of AOL..
and the stupidity of people who call their
PC a "CPU" I mean for christs sake.. how do
these people cook food for themselves? it is
a simple matter of read the friggin label..
another one is people who learn to enter data..
and think they are elite... look d00d 1 4r3 so
31173 I can use a spreadsheet... and don't
forget teh phrase PEBKAC.. "Problem exists
between keyboard and chair"

Blog?'s above Jesse