Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Forgotten Classic Video of the Week

Let's all do the pony to one of the dumbest hit singles ever! It's 1986's "I Wanna Be a Cowboy" by Boys Don't Cry. Giddyup!

Sorry, neither Robert Smith nor Hillary Swank is involved in any way.

12 comments:

Edge said...

Oh man, a blast from my past. Loved this song. Or maybe I shouldn't admit that.

~Jef

evil-e said...

Yuck...how freaking gay. I hated this song when I was in high school and I still hate it.

Every time I see/hear the line "I want to be a cowboy" this song does not come to mind. The first song that I hear is "Urban Struggle" by the Vandals...that's the first line.

Editor said...

This would make a great question for my blog: According to Beckeye (and seconded by Editor), what is one of the dumbest hit singles of 1986 with the word "cowboy" in the title?

FranIAm said...

My girl BeckEye, you know I am not always down with the vids you pick, but today... You did good. (and i am sure you hang on my every affirming word. sheesh!)

Barbara Bruederlin said...

I had forgotten that stupid song even existed. I'm not sure I am happier now that you reminded me.

mellowlee said...

Ahaha! I haven't heard that song, or seen that video in ages! Too funny :O)

Falwless said...

I'm afraid to admit I still enjoy this song. Reminds me of a guy I used to date, he loved it.

bloody awful poetry said...

The thing about these Forgotten Videos of The Week things, is that for me these videos were never forgotten.They just never existed.
Somebody tell me I'm the lucky one.

Tony Alva said...

I lasted less than 15 seconds and only pressed play to see if I remembered the tune. The still frame looked like it might have been Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead which would have been cool, but you fooled me.

Haven't we put this utter crap behind us and admitted what a stain on music the 80's were?

What's next, "If you like Pinacolada's"? Stop the madness!

cube said...

There's a reason why these videos are forgotten.

Red said...

One of the all time gayest songs in the history of ever.

David Amulet said...

Yipee yipee yi, yipee yo yo yo

 

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