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Teenage Wasteland

Posted by shanoah on June 22, 2008

In the interest of providing you with your normal quota of songs played by WFMU:

BaBa O’Reilly – The Who

This is the original.

BaBa O’Reilly – Blue Man Group (cover)

And here is the Blue Man Group covering it.

And, yes, the real name of the song is BaBa O’Reilly, not Teenage Wasteland. It’s one of these songs that gets better known by one of the lines of the song then by the title – which is prone to happen when you don’t put the song title anywhere in the song.

Even WFMU’s page got the title wrong…


2 Responses to “Teenage Wasteland”

  1. […] Teenage Wasteland […]

  2. […] by shanoah on April 26, 2009 I was tempted to follow up Wasteland with Teenage Wasteland, but you know how I dislike repeating songs I’ve already […]

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