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Song Parodies -> Recordings -> Tim Mayfield, 'Hum They Told Me' Comments

Feb 9
a parody of "The Little Drummer Boy" by Traditional
When they tell you to hum when everyone else is singing, it can upset you a little. Enough to write a parody, at least. (Mp3)
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Scathe - February 10, 2005 - Report this comment
Excellent recording as usual.
Anonymous - February 10, 2005 - Report this comment
Too early to write this one, it's not Christmas yet!
Tim Mayfield - February 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Thank you Scathe. Sorry Anonymous. You might want to tell Dr. Demento too, he has Christmas in July.
Dan Bloom - February 20, 2005 - Report this comment
Tim, this is great! I am in Asia and heard it tonight. It's so funny and would make a great Xmas song. Not really a parody. It's really got heart. Email me at because I have a favor to ask you. To help me make a recording of a Japanese rap song. Are you game?
Newfoghill - February 23, 2005 - Report this comment
This is the cutest thing I have ever heard.
Anonymous - April 12, 2005 - Report this comment
This is awesome - a true ode to humming (and most likely the only one). There was a slight slip in the rhythm at the beginning of one of the verses, but overall considering the lack of any instrumental backing, the voice really shone. What's more, hmmm hmmm hmm hmm hmm hmmm hmmm!

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