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NPR Name Song (Billy Joel Parody)

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Published on Mar 24, 2012

Written and Performed by Greg Studley
Directed, Edited and made possible by Jason Schmid

"We Didn't Start The Pledge Drive" parodies Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire" (http://www.vevo.com/watch/billy-joel/...) by switching historic and pop culture references with the names of NPR announcers. These journalists may report truth, but their names sound fake.

Kitty Felde, Lakshmi Singh,  
Sonari Glinton, Scott Horsely
Jack Speer,  April Baer




David Folkenflik,
Mo Rocca, Click and Clack, 
Mary Kay Magistad
Robert Siegel ,Peter Sagal,
Stacey Vanek-Smith
Wade Goodwyn Ira Glass,  David SedarIs
Steve Chiotakis I can't fake this,   
Neda Ulaby
Tavis Smiley John Rabe
and Soraya Sarhaddi 
Nelson Peter Overby 
It hurts my Hettie Lynne-Hurtes
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
THERE'S A CASH UPTIC WHEN HOST NAMES R RIDIC 
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNIQUE NOMENCLATURE




Wobegon's got Garrison 
Keillor Mara Liasson
Joanna Kakissis
Money is it Greek Myth?
G n J Tom Gjelten
Dina Temple-Raston
Sunday wake up early-ish
WIll Shortz Audie Cornish
Paula Poundstone waxes funny Kai Ryssdal he knows your money, Invest it wise, watch it grow Diversify portfolio 
Write Off Tax Time Marketplace Pledge Drive
Listener Challenge Radio - Just 3 Callers Left to Go
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
THERE'S A CASH UPTIC WHEN HOST NAMES R RIDIC 
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNIQUE NOMENCLATURE




Tovia Smith Jim Zarroli Cokie Roberts Warren Olney
Don't know why'd I'd yell at that, Dave Mattingly is not at Bat
It's tough to find another rhyme wait there's David Edelstein
Across the pond on GMT Claire Bolderson on BBC
Guy Raz the Brothers Sklar
Vertamae Grosvenor
Corey Flintoff  detonates
David Kestenbaum




Serri Graslie Nora Raum
Don Gonyea Patt Morrison




John Ydstie Steve Inskeep 
Madeleine Brand is back on
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
THERE'S A CASH UPTIC WHEN HOST NAMES R RIDIC 
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNIQUE NOMENCLATURE




Sylvia Poggioli




David Pignanelli
Are Not Italian Pastas
Lisa Napoli
Jackie Lyden Louisa Lim
I bet Mike Pesca's Gamblin'
Larry Mantle's Air Talkin'
Elizabeth Shogren
David Lazarus Will Rise Again 
To Fill In On Occasion This song feels long but don't you bail 
Carl Kasell does voicemail!
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
THERE'S A CASH UPTIC WHEN HOST NAMES R RIDIC 
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNIQUE NOMENCLATURE




Terry Gross has "Fresh Air"
Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Ira Flatow's Sciencey
Ecclectic Jason Bentley
Lourdes Garcia Navarro
Rico Gagliano
Guzman Lopez, Adolfo
Patricia Nazario
Yuki Noguchi
Congress Jokes by Ben Gleib
Krista Tippett keeps the faith
Carol Van Dam Karate




Snighda Prakash Marco Werman
Shay Stevens' Voice Soothes the Hurtin' 
Shirley Jahad's Not A War




Ina Jaffe, Kathy Lohr!!
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
THERE'S A CASH UPTIC WHEN HOST NAMES R RIDIC 
WE DIDN'T START THE PLEDGE DRIVE
WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNIQUE NOMENCLATURE

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