O Hail To You Fidonia

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For SpinTunes #9 Round 1: "Write a new anthem for a fictional country."

When questions arose regarding the definition of a "country", I told the other judges that in my view, "if a bunch of fleas formed a government, the dog they lived on would be a country."

This is their song:
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lyrics

O Hail To You, Fido-nia
A land of comfort and ease
From your collar to tail-bone-ia
The Homeland of the Fleas

Your rolling hills
So muscular
Are to us heaven-sent
We drink our fill
Corpuscular
From your flowing nourishment

O Hail To You, Fido-nia!
O Hail To You, Fido-nia!
O Hail To You, Fido-nia!

Your luscious coat, preeminent
With never mange or thatch
Your tolerance, magnificent
You never roll or scratch

O Fido, fair
Beneath your hair
We live our lives in peace
And sing to you,
Fido-nia
The Homeland of the Fleas
We sing to you,
Fido-nia
The Homeland of the Fleas!

credits

from Shadows, vol 2, track released July 17, 2014
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Fleas provided courtesy of Fido.
Coverart adapted from Cloudsmasher on DeviantArt under a
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

No fleas were harmed in the production of this audio track.

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"Dr. Lindyke" is the nom de plume of William Hoover and Dave Leigh. William writes lyrics; Dave writes music. Though we write a lot, neither of us are really performers, and we LOVE it when people cover our songs. Please do.

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