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1-2-3 Go! (This Town's A Fairground)

"I'm off to see the wizard too, do everything that Dorothy won't do ..."
Dorothy is the name of the principal character in L. Frank Baum's novel LINK:The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900, which was turned into a popular film musical in 1939.

LINK: Internet Movie Database entry for "The Wizard of Oz"

Laundromat Monday

"... take out no MSG ..."
MSG stands for LINK:monosodium glutamate. The substance is used to enhance the flavour of many packaged and 'fast foods', and in Chinese cooking.

"Think I'll just go get drunk down on Avenue A ..."
LINK:Avenue A is a street in New York City's East Village.


"Where the hell is Memphis?"
LINK:Memphis, Tennessee, is well-known for its recording studios and record companies.

"He made them think about Marlon Brando on TV ..."

LINK:Marlon Brando (1924-2004), American actor.

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