The New Birthday Song

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Recorded live at the Starry Plough on 12/20/2007 by Alan C. Miller.


Another year has passed,
you made the grade,
today's your special day.
Some things will change,
and some will not,
but the thing that won't change is that you're a special person.
Today's your birthday.
Happy birthday to you.
Today's your birthday.
Happy fuckin’ birthday to you!
Special day!


from Mélodie fantastique, released November 15, 2012
Evan Farrell – vocals


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Japonize Elephants San Francisco, California

This eclectic ensemble plays its own brand of well-honed “hardcore-gypsy-circusgrass-pirate-clown madness.” The Japonize Elephants have arrived at their totally unique sound through the use of innovative arranging techniques using an extremely varied instrumentation featuring glockenspiel, junk percussion, vibraphone, accordion, guitar, bass, flute, saxophones, trumpet, violin, banjo, and vocals. ... more

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