The Swing Of Things

The Swing Of Things

11:05am Jan 17, 2020
Jonathan Coulton leads a music parody game alongside Ophira Eisenberg on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.
Jonathan Coulton leads a music parody game alongside Ophira Eisenberg on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.
Mike Katzif / NPR

Revisit the New Jack Swing, you know, that musical genre trend of the mid-1980's to the early-'90s that fused R&B with jazz, soul, and hip-hop. In this music parody game, songs from the New Jack Swing movement are rewritten about things that very literally swing — or can be swung.

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