May 27, 2009

Song of the contract programming firm, and other filks

I heard a different version of the same idea at Boskone once, but here is a pretty good send-up of what might occur at a customer review session.  (Warning, however: Low production values.) Also, in case you missed them, considerably funnier are a couple of classic Star Trek filksongs, especially the first.

While I’m on the subject, a couple of more serious filksongs I really like are:

Other great serious filksongs are “Queen of Air and Darkness” (Poul Anderson lyrics) and Jordin Kare’s “When the Ship Lifts, All Debts Are Paid”, but I can’t find recordings of those now.

And finally, back to the humor: I just found a video to a song I posted previously.

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2 Responses to “Song of the contract programming firm, and other filks”

  1. Jay Pearlman on October 5th, 2009 1:43 pm

    As far as “The Queen of Air and Darkness,” the group Clam Chowder (well-known in filk circles) recorded it and included it on more then one of their albums. I believe their most recent CD has it. It can be ordered through their website, and you can also see a listing of songs from their more recent CDs.

  2. Curt Monash on October 5th, 2009 2:39 pm

    Cool!

    That would be the one at http://echoschildren.twig.com/echos_children/Chowder1.htm, it would seem. :)

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