Francesco Bonifazi
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Back some time ago
there was a funky little TV show
About a sheriff and his deputy
A magical place called Mayberry
Not too much happened in this sleepy town
The sheriff and the deputy just roamed around
Keepn' the peace on their friendly streets
Walkn' their daily beat

But, they all got along
Singn' a song
And whistln' too
Maybe that's what we should do

So, come along and you will see
We'll take about Opie and Auntie B.
Andy, Goober and Gomer too
They're all here for you
Short Song Description:
The whistling IS the main instrument in the soloing sections - all other instruments take their turn, but the focus returns to the whistling.
Long Song Description:
This song shows that whistling can be done at the same level as other "serious" instruments.
This song is about an imaginary place...with values we might want to consider in our real world.
Story Behind the Song:
I always loved this TV show but the theme music was a bit too boring for me. I wanted to do it in my own way - wrote the lyrics and created a quirky melody to give it more modern feel.
Lyric Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Music Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Producer Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Publisher Credits: Francesco Bonifazi
Performance Credits: Francesco Bonifazi & Mark Sloniker
Label Credits: Whistling Troubadour Music
Song Length: 3:56
Primary Genre: Jazz-Dixieland
Secondary Genre: Blues-Delta
Tempo / Feel: Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Town, Village
Subject Matter 2: Peace
Mood 1: Welcoming
Mood 2: Cheerful
Similar Artist 1: Dr. John
Similar Artist 2: Harry Connick Jr.
Language: English
Era: 1960 - 1969