My goodness! We had no idea that Two Man Gentlemen Band enthusiasts have such fertile minds! We’ve received nearly 100 song topic suggestions via this page, myspace, & facebook, nearly all of which are quite lovely and inventive!
So that we may choose finalists before departing on the next leg of our “Drip Dry Your Troubles Away!” tour, we hereby announce that the deadline to suggest a topic for our Choose the Subject of a TMGB Song contest is Tuesday, Apr 7th, 11:59pm EST.
You may suggest a topic by commenting on this post or the original contest post. Remember to leave your name and the city where you live. Starting sometime this week or next, you’ll be able to vote on finalists here.
‘Til then, some notes on a few of your suggestions that have already been addressed by The Gents or by others.
- The Great Sport of Croquet from Heather (Austerlitz, NY)
The Gentlemen direct you to our song “Croquet Playing Girl” on our latest CD, Drip Dryin’ with The Two Man Gentlemen Band. We are slightly embarrassed to admit that we harness the wicket/ball double entendre not once, but twice in said song.
- The Great Circus Fire, Hartford, CT, 1944 from Mark (from ???)
Our good pal, Curtis Eller, addresses precisely this topic on his latest album, Wirewalkers & Assassins. I believe the song is entitled “Hartford Circus Fire, 1944.” Learn more about Curtis at www.curtiseller.com.
- Something Heartfelt from Zachary (from ???)
Believe it or not, we gents consider nearly all of our compositions, even the sillier ones, to be rather heartfelt. We craft our little novelty pieces with care and they’re always inspired (indirectly, usually) by something that happened to one of the gents. But, if it’s something more sentimental that you’re looking for, we direct you to our songs “Stonewall Jackson’s Arm” (Great Calamities), “Newtown Creek” (Heavy Petting), and “Lousy Attitude” (Self Titled).
‘Til then, allow me to offer a hint as to our favorite suggested topic thus far….
Yours, very devotedly,
The Two Man Gentlemen Band