Cauli Le Chat

Cauli Le Chat
Cauli Le Chat, MPL Roving Reporter

Friday, August 26, 2011

Maybe Our First Big Hit Single

In an earlier posting, I suggested that Cat's Eye View would be a grand name for a rock band.  Well, I've borrowed the tune from "I Fought the Law," by the Bobby Fuller Four (1966) and have written new lyrics for a sure-fire Cauli Le Chat chart topper (try saying that three times fast).  Since this is a "work of parody," it falls squarely within the fair use exception to the Copyright Act (Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., 510 U.S. 569, 114 S. Ct. 1164 [1994]), so the ASCAP or BMI cops can just stand down, thank you very much.

For this premise to work, you'll need to have the music for "I Fought the Law" running incessantly through your head. That's easily done.


Now that you have this tune stuck in your head, read my lyrics below to match the song.

"I Pawed a Blog"
by
Cauli Le Chat

I asked a tabby if she'd read one

(refrain)
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done

I chase down stories in the hot sun

I pawed a blog, and the blog's done
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done

This cat can tell you what you need to know
About our library
All the youth programs and our movie shows
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done

[Instrumental Break--Guitar Solo]

We've got good programs, and you'll have fun

I pawed a blog, and the blog's done
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done

We have new books, and you'll want some

I pawed a blog, and the blog's done
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done

With digital downloads to your ebook pads
You know it's all for free
Just log-in your number, and you'll be glad
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done
I pawed a blog, and the blog's done

Minions, let me know when we've topped the Billboard country charts.  (Topping the pop charts is probably a little too optimistic.)




I Pawed This Blog, and The Blog's Done,

Cauli Le Chat
MPL Roving Reporter
Musical News Beat


P.S.  Here's the Bobby Fuller Four singing "I Fought the Law" on a television program (1966).





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