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Sign Our Yearbook: Shotgun Wedding @Toronto Fringe

For once, I don’t really have anything to write.  (I’m a little speechless, so I’m asking YOU.)

My friends: Richie, Jeff, Belinda, Mickey, Tony and Arlene.

 If you loved Shotgun Wedding: The Musical, please tell us on this blog.  If you didn’t get to see it, tell us you want another chance!  

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#3 Flex (Time To Have Sex) – Mad Cobra (Shotgun Wedding’s 1993 TOP TEN Countdown)


Dark school gym corners. Red-lit basements. Rented church halls. You remember them. These were the places were teenagers became adults. Well, at least did adult things. Sort of.

In 1993 Mississauga, there was one place in particular where there were no parents, no chaperones and no teachers imposing 1ft restraining orders around our gyrating teenage hips — STREETSVILLE CHURCH. Continue reading

#9 Freak Me – Silk (Shotgun Wedding’s 1993 TOP TEN Countdown)

Freak Me Baby. Awh Yeah.

This was a pretty explicit song for high school:

let me lick you up and down/til you say stop
let me play with yo body baby/make you real hot
let me do all the things/you want me to do
’cause tonight baby/
I wanna get FREAKY with you

I mean, who says that? Well, no one – out loud. Other than 1990s r&b singers, I guess. But I’m sure a lot of high school kids THOUGHT IT! ‘Freak Me’ by Silk was just one of the first songs to actually SAY IT. Which was a breath of fresh air (or rather, hot air?) amidst the squeaky clean All-4-Ones, Color Me Badds and Boyz II Men (admit it, neither Uhhh Ahh OR I Wanna Sex You Up got anyone any play). ‘Freak Me’ by Silk decoded in high school speak actually says, “LOSE YOUR VIRGINITY”. Which many of us did — at Erindale Park, Scarborough Bluffs or inside cars in mall parking lots across the GTA. Exciting? Yes. Naughty? Of course. Part of growing up? Most definitely.
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