Harvey Sid Fisher

Astrology Songs & Golf Songs

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Harvey Sid Fisher's Astrology Songs & Golf Songs seems to be largely horoscopes set to pseudo-cocktail music, sometimes dispensing with melody and intonation. It's hard to take the songs that comprise the album seriously, but then, they weren't meant to be. Like the album title says, the first 12 tracks deal with astrology, while the last four bonus compositions are about golf. Lots of stiff keyboards, happy, carefree vocals, and guitar-strummed singalongs. Fisher takes a straight-ahead approach; all of the song titles that deal with astrology are signs ("Aries," "Libra," etc.), while its lyrics are often hilarious ("Taurus" contains the phrase "Talkin' bout the Taurus, Talkin' bout the bully-bull-bull" repeated over and over). Fans of funny novelty records will undoubtedly want to track down a copy of Harvey Sid Fisher's Astrology Songs & Golf Songs.

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