Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Best Thing I Heard Today: Weird Al Yankovic doing "Bob" (NURSE, I SPY GYPSIES--RUN!!)
I should've posted this on 01/02/2010, but 01/020/2010 isn't too much of a stretch. This is the smartest "Subterranean Homesick" parody, if not the smartest Dylan parody ever, because it works ON A WHOLE OTHER LEVEL, MAN. In case there was any doubt that Weird Al's a genius, here you go:
This must've been a hard, but fun, song to write. I mean, he got it to rhyme! And the lines have just enough thematic unity that it actually sounds like an inscrutable Dylan song.