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2008-05-02
the great
Luke Ski
I Want To Be Steve Buscemi 

Oh, Tom Smith! How may you cover my ass? Let me count the ways... Tom Smith's classic hit 'I Want To Be Peter Lorre' has been parodied countless times over the past couple decades. Back in the fall of 2004, I got the idea to take his song about the beloved bug-eyed character actor of classic cinema, Peter Lorre, and rewrite it about the beloved bug-eyed character actor of modern cinema, Steve Buscemi. I performed it a couple of times, but it has since been collecting dust in a spiral notebook in my storage room of doom. Last week some fans and friends were asking about it in the Dementia Radio chat room, which led to me asking Tom for his permission and talent in making it a reality. Tom graciously whipped up some background music for me to use... Background music which will later be improved for his forthcoming re-recorded version of 'I Want To Be Peter Lorre' as part of his 'Sounds Familiar' project which he's been posting at iTom, where you can get even more free comedy songs, just like right here at the FuMP!... Anyway, I had always hoped to have this song recorded someday, so thank you again to Tom Smith for making this track a reality.



This song is now available on the following CDs:
   
Comments:
2008-05-02 Balder
I laughed so hard I needed unguent.
2008-05-02 MrTuesday
About time this thing got recorded. Nobody should ever ask "Who's Steve Buscemi" because he's been in EVERYTHING!
2008-05-02 filkertom
[snort][chuckle][guffaw] You're quite welcome, ace. Yep, it definitely works.
2008-05-02 KingErroneous
Another episode of "Filkers Eating Their Own". Cool.
2008-05-02 giftedgear
Hurray, another song that could be my theme song!
2008-05-02 giftedgear
On the other hand, who doesn't want to be Steve Buscemi. P.S. Sorry for the double post, I hit leave comment too soon.
2008-05-03 creede
Hey, after a song like this, who WOULDN'T want to be Steve Buscemi?
2008-05-10 artpaul
He actaully is one my favorite acters. I really thought he was quite funny in The Wedding Singer.
2008-06-12 STrRedWolf
I still want to be Peter Lorre. :) Hey Luke, if you do read this, Uncle Lumpy's looking for the backing track. He wants to do a cover for Tom.
2008-07-24 dicehiggins
I LOVE IT!!! I LOVE STEVE BUSCEMI!!
2008-07-24 dicehiggins
I LOVE IT!!! I LOVE STEVE BUSCEMI!!
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