Real Life Filk on the Web
Last updated on December 27, 2003
Filk about the Real World...true or not!
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SCA period songs and filks on the Web
Fandom filk on the Web
Science and technology,Computers,Net &Space filk on the Web
Political filks on the Web
Filks concerned with religion.
Myth/legend-oriented filks (ones concerned
mostly with the story as opposed to belief) are in thefantasy filks section under Mythology.
music and musicians filks
Miscellaneous (some more miscellaneous than others):
Das Uber Tuber,
or The Mystery of Mr. P. by Rand Bellavia and Adam L. English
Deadline by David Randall
Death-Watch by Zander Nyrond
Deconstruction by Steve Brinich. The deconstruction of heroes.
Diablo's Disciples by Francis C. Parker, Jr. The ferrets are taking
Dismissal Song by Sibylle Machat
Domesticus by Bob Kanefsky. A cat song.
Dream On by Judith Hayman
The Driver to the West End by Tom Holt
Driving Down Through New Jersey by Dave Weingart
Duct Tape Man by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
A Dutchman who went
Stateside by Roach
by Rhodri James
Emerald Dreams by Steve Savitzky
English Is Tough Stuff Author unknown.
Ernest's Face by
The Exams That They Give in the Spring by Joel Polowin
The Ex-Oil Carter by Bob Kanefsky
in the Field by Dan Bennett
Face Down in the Catbox Blues
Falling Down Upon the Queen by Tom Smith
Filk Song of the Moggy Horde by John C. Bunnell
Finals Week by Karen M. Arnold
Fire and Frost by Zander Nyrond
Starts by Dan Bennett
Flanders & Swann songs & comedy sketches
Flight of Fancy by Novareina
50 (Bennett's Penance) by Dan Bennett
Freedom of the Snow by Leslie Fish
Ghandi by Marcus Bales
The Girl With KaleidaGraph Eyes
God Loves Cartoonists by Matt G. Leger. In memoriam.
by Erica Neely
Golden's Little List by Eva Golden
Gorilla (Gorilla) with
sound file at
The Virtual Filksing. Scroll on down.
The 'Got No Paparazzi' Polka by Joel Polowin
The Grand Young Leeson Dork by MaJoC (Martin J. Carter)
Went out with a Bang by Leslie Fish. Real Audio file.
Green, Green Child
Greenwood Tree Gather 'round the campfire....
Hairy Situation by Larissa K. March
Happy Is the Heart
Hazy by Terence
AgainAn analysis of Gilligan's Island.
Homework by Martin Vaughan (scroll on down)
Hot Hell Marathon-uh by Ben Boyd
Hamerschlag by Deanna Stephanie Rubin
How Butch by Bob Kanefsky
How to Own
Your Human by Rachel S. Silverman
I Am Evil by Edward Goldstein
I Am Not an Island
by Judith Hayman
I Am the
Very Model of a Whitman Staff Professional by Riana
(Love, Like Justice) by Terence Chua
I Don't Have the Time by Jacob Sommers
I Don't Understand You by Lawrence P. Solomon
I Meant to Do That by Catherine (Cat) Faber
I Just Love
Those Old B-Movies by Steve Macdonald and one of its sequels,
Love Tim Burton Movies by Gary Ehrlich
to Be Peter Lorre by Tom Smith
I Wish I Didn't
Have to Go
I Will Revise by Jed
I'll Do It Friday
If I Had a Rocket Launcher by Zander Nyrond
If I Had My Life to Live Over by Meg Davis
Iguana by Bob Kanefsky
Immortality Stomp by Leslie Fish
The Implementation of EFC by Geoffrey Loker
Impossible Object by Zander Nyrond
Impractical Man by Tom Holt. The editor's point of view.
In My Books by Rachel Silverman
Ingrate by Bob Kanefsky
Inside Barney by Dave Aronson
Inside Her Skin by Talis Kimberley
Invitation by Merav B. Hoffman. Tribute to Shel Silverstein.
It Had to Be Hugh by Marcslope
It Isn't Christmas Yet by Jeffrey Hitchin
It's All for Me Frog by Anitra
It's Called a Dart relationships
Ivory Soap by Bob Kanefsky
Jean's Odyssey by Paul Kwinn. Why don't they make Westerns like this?
by Jeremy Hele
Jingle Chains by David Levine
by Bill Sutton
folksongs: includes Dream On, I Am Not an Island, Let
It Be Writ, Ordinary Heroes, and Passing Years.
California by Judith Hayman
Klutz by Bob Kanefsky
The Kramer Hymn by Nexx Many-Scars
Ladyshave by Tom Holt
Lenny by Erica
Let It Go by Catherine (Cat) Faber
Place by Jeffrey Hitchin
Librarian: The Second Edition by Roger Burton-West
The Lightbulbs in Brandywine by Bob Kanefsky
Lines by Bob Kanefsky
Listserv for Dead Runners by Mary Z. Fuka
London Derriere For mature readers only.
of Your Soul by Steve Macdonald
Lost Here at Fry's by Edward Goldstein
Loud Italian Woman by Bob Kanefsky
by Kathy Mar
Lucy in Disguise by Bob Kanefsky
Lullaby for Gustavo by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Lying Surfer Dude by Edward Goldstein
Macroeconomics by Avram Grumer
Mad Planet Disease by Zander Nyrond
Make Believe by Bill Sutton
Mama Maya by Zander Nyrond. 'Maya' means illusion....
Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Lawyers by Terence Chua
by Alisa Garcia
Mark McGuire by Tom Smith
The Massachusetts Tangle by Gary McGath
The Medical Toy by Joel Polowin
Memories by Martin Gordon-Kerr
Mending Car by Rachel S. Silverman
The Merry Sea by Bob Guest. MIDI instrumental.
Metamorphosis by Bob Kanefsky
Middle-Ager Love by Gary Ehrlich
Freak by Leslie Fish
Minstrel by Steve Macdonald
Minus Ten and Freezing
Mirror by Eben Brooks Rosenberger
by Erica Neely
The Moon Is
Mine by Michelle Hansard
My Country's Anthem by Bob Kanefsky
Ninja Crimefightin' Rodent from Mars by Mike Richards
Along by Steve Macdonald
Movin' the Cones by Rhodri James
by Jordan Mann
Periodontia by Tom Smith
Multi-Personality by Edward Goldstein
Trapper Keeper by Rand Bellavia and Adam L. English
Darlin' Charlie K by Bob Hirschfeld and Kate Searle
My Favorite Things
by Ed Zdrojewski
Origin by Rand Bellavia and Adam L. English
Nature's Bond by Andrea D. Dale
The Naval Engineer's Song
Before Finals Author unknown. Also atMelissa Binde's.
Nine Cats by Catherine (Cat) Faber
by Michelle Hansard
No Way Jose by Bob Kanefsky
Nobody's Moggy Lands by Bob Kanefsky
lyrics by Alisa, Taunya, and Paul Kwinn; music by Alisa
Non-Smoking Section by Bob Kanefsky
All with .wav file
Now Give Three Cheers (Kennedys) by Madame X
Nude For mature readers only.
: filk column from _The Journal of Nursing Jocularity_ (online sample)
Oak Trees and Candlelight
by Annie Walker
Ode to a Cold by Merav B. Hoffman
Ode to a Grey Parrot by Dave Aronson
Old Patterns by Catherine (Cat) Faber
Old Red Cat by Joe Bethancourt
Ozymandias by Dave Weingart
Hollow Bridge Song by Deanna Stephanie Rubin
by Judith Hayman
Personal Kathie Lee
Physician by Bob Kanefsky
The PIC Songbook:
songs about life at Princeton.
Pinstripe Samurai by Dave Aronson
City by Deanna Stephanie Rubin
Plain Paper Fax by Bob Kanefsky
A Plea for
The Pointy-Haired Man: a Dilbert song.
Politically Correct Mama by Laramie Sasseville
Population Explosion by Bob Kanefsky
Procrastination by Robbie and Nick Matthews
Punctionation's Hard to Do
Quiz Bowl Filks
Rats Live on
No Evil Star A palindrome love song. Sound file at the Virtual Filksing.
Rat Race by Bob Kanefsky
Come Again No More by Anitra L. Freeman. Alsohere.
Rumours about Redheads by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Jodi Krangle and
Saddle Up Your Horse
Song by Laura Hudson Kittrell and Beth Hudson Wheeler
Sailor Boy by Lady Lavender (Michelle Bottorff)
Scarlett by Tom Smith
by Kathy Mar
Second Child Blues
Ship of Dreams by Lady Lavender (Michelle Bottorff)
by Kathy Mar
The Siamese Cat by Jacob Sommer
Simple Filk by Helen Fleischer
Skating on the
Strings Just chords.
Sleep on the Ledge by Merav B. Hoffman
Mended Corners by Talis Kimberley
Somebody's Lawyer by the late Michael Rubin
Cream by Minstrel (Chris Malme)
by Judith Hayman
about Finals Author unknown.
Song for Jim by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Song of the Moggy Horde by John C. Bunnell
Song of a
Shopper's Plight by Kathy Mar
Song of the Tyrants by Zander Nyrond
Sporkie by Martha Conway et al.
Stick with the
Buy Me Love
Stop the Lens Down by Edward Goldstein. Ah, the romance of
dedicated to Jim Henson
(of All) by Joe Bethancourt. Also atOmphalos.
of North Scottsdale by Beth Luey. Scroll down past "Reapportionment".
Lies with .wav file
Sunlight on Stone by Zander Nyrond
The Final Vengeance by Gary Ehrlich
Sweet Dreams, Sleepyhead by Jacob Sommer
Swing the Cat by Meg Davis
Take It One Step
and One Day at a Time by Francis C. Parker, Jr.
Takin' a Walk by Taunya Gren
Taking Sides by Joy Green
Teacher by Leslie Fish
TechnoNerdboy by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Tenderhead by Tom Holt
This Is the Story of the McCaughey Septuplets by Gregg Ensminger
Threes: The Jolly Butcher by Batya "The Toon" Wittenberg
by Steve Macdonald
Times Together by Francis A. Parker
by Rand Bellavia and Adam L. English. Disguised as prose.
Too Chunky by
The Toothbrush Song by Tom Smith. Ain't love grand?
Touch a Star by Steve Macdonald
by Mike Richards and Erica Neely
in Bloom with Snow
Triad by Annie Walker
Triolet by Zander Nyrond
Turn It Down
Days of Dating
Dancing by Jeffrey Hitchin. Going stag can really stink.
Two Strangers in One Bed
Erica Neely meets William Blake.
Police by Peter A. Taylor and Carol Phillips
The Unknown by Zander Nyrond
Until My Head
Falls Off by Lawrence P. Solomon
Up on the Mountain by Joe Bethancourt
The Venture Cafeteria by Cyohtee
Master by Rand Bellavia and Adam L. English
Virtual Monday by Dave Aronson
version of the Smarties song
Waking Up Is Hard
to Do by Helena Weiss and Liza Knapp
Mall by Jeffrey Hitchin
Walking in a Winter Killing Land
Waltz for Organs and Guitars by Judith Hayman
Water in the Pipes by Bob Kanefsky
Water to My
Thirst by Kathy Mar
Way Too Many Calls by Dan Bennett
Wednesday, April 19, 1995 by Catherine (Cat) Faber
The West Scottish Town of El Paso
What Snake Is
This? by Eloise Beltz-Decker and her mom
Road You Travel by Francis C. Parker, Jr.
When I Think of
You by Steve Macdonald
Wind Changes by Catherine (Cat) Faber
Have You Gone, Gary Larson?
Hawks and Eagles Dare by Francis C. Parker, Jr.
Where Hawks and
Eagles Dare (Michelle's Song)
Where's My Class Again?
Whiskey in My Brain by Dave Aronson
Isn't There an Off Switch on a Baby?
'Wild Rover' No More by Joe Bethancourt
Wild to Be Born by Zander Nyrond
The Willow by Aryana
Winter Traffic Jam by Gary Ehrlich
The Wonderful Thing
About Willies by Anne Walker. Babies will be babies....
The Word Song
Yes, We're Lost by Bob Kanefsky
- 911 by Tom Smith
Friends by Mike Richards, withwav file orReal Audio file.
Acts of.... by Joel Polowin
at Strands by Sherman Dorn. The joys of bibliomania.
All Come Free by D. Glenn Arthur
- An American Expression by Bob Kanefsky
The Annoying Little Toy by Jeffrey Hitchin
- Another Urban Legend by Bob Kanefsky.
Bob's Filk Lyrics
Answering Machines of Harlech by Heather Rose Jones
Appleby Fair by Talis Kimberley
Appliance World by Jeffrey Hitchin
- Arise for Emily by Bob Kanefsky
Artslife by Jed
The Asgard II by Meg Davis, at Bob's Filk Lyrics. Also uncredited
The Guild of St. Dymphna Book
Australian Things by Jacob Sommer
Baby by Bob Kanefsky
- The Ballad of
Captain Bravo by Frank C. Parker, Jr.
The Ballad of OJ Simpson Author unknown.
- The Bane of the County Down by Joe Bethancourt
Barb's Song by Kathy Mar
Barbie Doll by Tom Smith
Barcodes by Hildebaby (Jeff Hildebrand). The joys of barcoding an
entire library of books.
The Beagle Has Landed by Michele Eatough. Snoopy v. the Red Baron.
Beocat Author unknown.
- Belle Stau
by Gary McGath. In German.
Black Powder and Alcohol by Leslie Fish
- Blisters by Bob Kanefsky
Blood and Bone by Sherman Dorn
Blowin' in the Window by Dave Aronson
Blowing Winter In by Catherine (Cat) Faber
A Boy and His Frog by Tom Smith
- Box by Kathy Mar
Broccoli and Sexy Men by Andrea Dale
Brown Gal by Catherine (Cat) Faber
- The Burroughs-Sperry (Unisys) Merger Song Author
Barney; or Let's Send Barney to Jurassic Park by Gary Ehrlich
Callings by Paul Kwinn.
Camilla's Lament by Madame X
Carrier of Dreams
The Cat and the Fiddle by Heather Alexander
- The Cat Boys
Song by Jacob Sommer
- The Cellist
by Erica Neely. Tribute to Victor, the cellist of Sarajevo.
Chaucer's Franklin's Tale: the filk by Kevin Wald
Choral Filk: includes Susilli, Chickens of Harlech, And the Bass Sings
Low and Profoundly, Jerusawoody (William Blake meets the phone),
Singabacampscuna, and Rubber Chicken.
by Mercedes Lackey and Heather Alexander
Choromancy by Rhodri James
- Circle of Light Theme
- Circle Song by
- City of Old Subways by Avram Grumer
- Cool by Rand
Bellavia and Adam L. English
by Erica Neely
Counting Cockroaches by Elena. Scroll on down.
- Cowboy Secret
Space Detective by Rand Bellavia and Adam L. English
- Crabgrass and
Cut Lawns by Margaret Howes. Scroll down.
- Crayon on the
Walls by Anne and Tim Walker
Crossroads by Steve Macdonald
Cubicle Hell Blues by Jacob Sommers
Customary Customs Gate by Jacob Sommers
Customer Data Process by Dan Bennett
Cuz She's a Galby Scott Snyder,
Cuz She's a Gal by Clif and Carol Flynt,
Cuz She's a Gal by Paul Kwinn
Cuz They're Sensitive New Age Guys
- and yet another sequel, Cuz She's a Guy
'Cuz He's a Dog Aww...