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2/27/2008

The Penguin Disagrees - The Penguin Disagrees is a band from Oxford, England. It was initially set up to confuse people at open-mike nights, but has since developed its musical scope and willingness to try new things while remaining true to its roots: We write songs, the penguin disagrees; we add a cheeky latin beat or a flute solo, the penguin is placated. 
Uncle Sam
Genre: Alternative
Weighted Rating: [11 Votes, 4.56 Stars]
Views: 1,837
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Liner Notes
Mr. Pony [3/12/2009 3:40:32 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
Hey, that was pretty great.
firth5a [2/22/2009 7:16:48 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
Clever, witty and absurd. A Noel Coward for the 21st century.
singmetofire [3/1/2008 12:08:09 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
I dig this. It's done well, fun to listen to.

Not much i can say man, other than good job. This is a fun, interesting listen.
Pauline Trouble [2/29/2008 8:45:06 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
This is a real triumph! Awesome songwriting. The only thing that didn't sit quite right with me, if I may be honest, was the bridge--
("you made a face the other day that made me want you on me
making faces let's get in bed and play if one of us gets tired we'll
just switch places")
It's cool, but seems out-of-place and could be another song to work on...It may just be me though...
Otherwise, I know the Beatles would bite their collective lips in envy to hear this-Most excellent work! Freakishly good!
qualcomm [2/29/2008 3:46:50 PM EST]
Score: +0
the history of rock and roll is written by the losers... one of the better lyrics on the site
GoingtothePoolhouse [2/28/2008 2:26:32 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
i love this.
Sputnikov [2/27/2008 7:48:06 PM EST]
Score: +0
this could have been a huge hit for the ian dury and the blockheads.
aaronlife [2/27/2008 7:43:54 PM EST]
Score: +0
alrighty, i'll be honest... all the brilliance and greatness aside, it gets kind of motonous for me by 1/2 way thru, and the lyrics that i can understand are good, but it's taken a few listens to be able to catch them, that's a bummer, because i think if they were more clearly enunciated, the song would rise to a completely new level... the best part of this song for me, is the "my daddy don't get no jam, working for uncle sam" chorus part followed by the lead guitar part 'danalladowdowdow,danalladowdowdow'... it's all good of course, but those minor faults i find with the song, personally, are what will keep me from listening to this on purpose... i will however, continue to hum the chorus to myself, because that's great.
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [2/27/2008 7:20:21 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
I can't believe I am passing up a chance to rate this lower than a certain admin. But I gotta call em like I see em even if it means piling on this love fest. Besides the Beatles bits, this really smacks of a less abrasive and percussive, They Might Be Giants. The difference is a nice change. Pretty slick.
unklespaz [2/27/2008 7:03:43 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
i'LL be honest, my jaw dropped at how good this was
tx for sharing
DeadraveN [2/27/2008 2:06:12 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
awesome.
qualcomm [2/27/2008 1:54:04 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
aaronlife [2/27/2008 10:23:57 AM EST]
Score: +0
it's no fat girl cookies, but the production is quite clever... i'm getting a sesame street vibe from this also...
MeatMachineII [2/27/2008 10:05:54 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
this is so rich
aaronlife [2/27/2008 9:22:17 AM EST]
Score: +0
fun beatley, dug the lead guitar, that was classic
Babar Klunj [2/27/2008 6:58:15 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
My guess is the vocalist can breath through his ears, thus being able to perform these long passages without a pause. I rank this band in my top 5 bands to have ever posted to this site. Wonderful stuff.
Babar Klunj [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
DamnI love this band.
unklespaz [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Awesome!
a goat watched the battle sitting under a tree
the crow didn't hold a pen in his claws
the trees in the forest made a sound but the
squirrels left no record of it with their paws

the buffalo's itinery was all in his head
he can't pass it on to you now that he's dead
and the hunter who tracked him was shot by a colonist
history is written by victorious archivists

norm is mean a steamrolling machine
average build and complexion
statistically speaking he's like you and me
but it's hard to make a personal connection

the history of rock and roll is written by the losers
beggars buried underneath the records of the choosers
then they get dug up again and sold as if they're news
the bands who play in back rooms with floors stinky with booze

my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam
my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam

the past's a foreign country and your passport has expired
travelling's more fun than arriving but you are getting tired
a beatles song in swedish sounds like childhood tapes reversed
you care you swear but there's no meaning there
the song moves the crowd like a hearse

wtf is wrong with you? omg i'm doing it too
lol aren't we a pair rofl fell off my chair
my face your space you get the jist, communicating through a mist
smoke silhouettes evade my grip, a sticky web shoots from my wrists

you embrace technology but it doesn't hug you back
media mediates other minds computers that you cannot hack
the lyrics are all meaningless trains of thought you always miss
sing along when you are pissed, if you don't then you can kiss...

my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam
my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam

it's not a land of cake and churches though we might want it to be
and uncle sam don't send you jam willy wonka-style on tv
the laughter track runs past my house and keeps me up at night
sat on the porch rocking back and forth while moths attack the light

she dances like a boxer holds her hands before her eyes
slides them down her sides and then she checks she still has thighs
hopeful guys are wondering how to get into her pants
not one of them realizes she simply likes to dance

cymbals aren't symbolic but the drummer won't leave them alone
the girl that i am talking to is more interested in her phone
it's not a one-night mating fight you're not an ant or winged drone
we've got time we can afford to just get bored and head on home

my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam
my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam

you made a face the other day that made me want you on me
making faces let's get in bed and play if one of us gets tired we'll
just switch places

my daddy don't get no jam
working on the train for uncle sam
my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam
my daddy don't get no jam
working on the train for uncle sam
my daddy don't get no jam working for uncle sam

all o' god's children's gotta have their jam

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