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Billy Joel Audio

Why Des Devlin noticed that Billy Joel is a guy who likes to say "woh-oh-oh" a lot is something only he, and his court-appointed psychiatrist, can answer. Comprising 32 separate Billy Joel song clips, each with the Piano Man warbling a variation of "oh" or "woh," it was presented to Nasty Big PointedTeeth as a finished entity. A lucky thing, too. It's tough to imagine how one could describe the conceptual premise in the abstract, and not get pelted with sharp rocks.

But from peculiarity, triumph! This oddball bonus definitely made a greater impact than the average audio. Almost everybody who played the Spring 1985 contest seems to recall the Billy Joel tape. It was also an early (if not the earliest) audio bonus to possess a clear "beginning" clip and "ending" clip in purely sonic terms.

Some shockingly good performances on this, considering the incredibly narrow topic. One of the two 10 scores was a one-man stunner, in which he called the Hour Bonus Phone Line, reeled off 31 of the 32 with virtually no pauses, and then asked if the unnamed song was (humorously enough) "Get It Right The First Time." It was.

(All guttural mutterings very approximate)

  1. Wo-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, woh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh -- Uptown Girl

  2. Woh-oh-oh -- Zanzibar

  3. Woh-woh-woh-woh-woh-woh -- Only the Good Die Young

  4. Woh, oh-oh-oh -- I Don't Want To Be Alone

  5. Oh-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh -- This Night

  6. Noh-oh-woh-oh-woh, woh-woh, woh-oh -- She's Got A Way

  7. Ohhhhhhh -- She's Always A Woman

  8. Woh-woh-woh -- Allentown

  9. Oh-woh-hoh-hohhhhhh -- An Innocent Man

  10. A-woh-ooh-wohhhh, woh-woh -- Somewhere Along the Line

  11. Woh-oh-oh -- Until the Night

  12. A-woh-ooh-woh-oh-wohhh -- New York State of Mind

  13. Oh-oh-oh-ooh-oh-oh -- Don't Ask Me Why

  14. Ohhhh-oh-oh-ooh-oh-oh-oh, oh-ooh-oh-oh-uh -- Summer, Highland Falls

  15. Woh-oh, oh-ooh-oh, ugh! -- Stiletto

  16. Oh, oh, woh -- Laura

  17. Woh-woh, oh-woh, oh-oh-ooh-woh-oh-woh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh -- Scenes From an Italian Restaurant

  18. Ohhh, oh-oh-oh -- Worse Comes to Worst

  19. Wohhhhhhh-ohhh-oh-ohhhhh -- The Longest Time

  20. A-woh-oh-oh-oh-oh -- All For Leyna

  21. Oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh-oh -- Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)

  22. oh-oh-oh-oh -- Get It Right The First Time

  23. Oh-oh-oh-ohhhhh-oh, oh yeah, yeah -- Captain Jack

  24. I knowwww-oh-woh-wohhhh -- Honesty

  25. A-woh-woh-woh-woh-woh-woh-woh-woh -- Close to the Borderline

  26. Oh-oh-oh, a-woh-woh, oh-oh-oh, a-woh-oh-woh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh, a-woh-woh, oh-oh-oh, a-woh -- Big Shot

  27. Oh-whoh-oh-oh-oh-oh -- She's Right On Time

  28. Oh-oh-oh-oh -- Sometimes A Fantasy

  29. Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-whoh, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-hoh -- Keeping the Faith

  30. Whoh-oh-oh-oh-ohhhh, oh-oh-oh-oh, whoh-oh-oh-oh-ohhhh -- Say Goodbye to Hollywood

  31. A-woh-oh-oh-oh-oh, a-woh-oh-oh-oh-oh -- Careless Talk

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