Civil War Soldiers – SNL


>>I HEARD WERE MARCHING SOUTH
TOMORROW.>>FEELS LIKE THIS WAR IS NEVER
GOING TO END.>>I SWEAR, SOMETIMES I FORGET
WHAT WE ARE EVEN FIGHTING FOR. WE HAVE BEEN FIGHTING THIS WAR
SO LONG I WONDER IF MY FAMILY WILL RECOGNIZE ME.
>>I’M TEAR TIRED OF HEARING ALL THIS GRUMBLING.
HOW ABOUT A SONG. SOMETHING TO LIFT OUR SPIRITS.
A REAL FOOT STOMPER.>>HOW ABOUT OLD NEW YORK?
>>AH, OLD NEW YORK. NOW THAT’S THE TUNE THAT WILL
PUT THE FIGHT BACK IN YOU. WHAT DO YOU SAY, BOYS?
>>YEAH! GREAT SONG.
♪♪♪>>I’M FROM NEW YORK I AM AND
I’M NORTH OF YANKEE LAND THEN ONE DAY THE UNION ARMY ♪
♪ BECAME A CALLIN AND THEY SAID
SON GRAB UP YOUR GUN, THERE IS ♪
♪ GLORY TO BE WON AND SOON THE DIXIE
BOYS WILL BE A FALLING ♪
♪ ONE, TWO, THREE IT’S THE UNION CALL FOR ME
NEVER FEAR THE GRAPE ♪ ♪ SHOT NOR THE CANONS ROAR
OH, LIBERTY AND I HAPPILY AND BURY ME BACK
HOME IN OLD NEW YORK ♪ ♪ AND WERE SINGING LIKE OH OH OH
PROBABLY TILL THE SUN COME UP ♪
♪ OH OH OH WE’LL STAY ON FOREVER NOW ♪
♪ OH, OH, OH DANCE UNTIL THE PILLS
WEAR OFF ♪ ♪ OH OH
IT’S A PARTY AT MY PARENT’S
HOUSE ♪ [ LAUGHTER ]
>>I DON’T REMEMBER THAT PART OF OLD NEW YORK.
>>NO, SORRY, I ADDED IT. I FELT LIKE IT NEEDED LIKE A FAT
CATCHY HOOK. PEOPLE CAN SING ALONG — IT’S
GOOD RIGHT?>>IT’S ALREADY STUCK IN MY
HEAD.>>YOU KNOW WHAT WOULD SOUND
GOOD? [ CHEERS ]
IF YALL DID A BRIDGE AFTER THAT HOOK.
>>HEY, SHUT UP –!>>OKAY.
>>LISTEN, OLD NEW YORK IS A SOLDIER’S SONG.
IT’S ABOUT COURAGE. AND MAKING MY LOVED ONES PROUD.
SO MAYBE BEST NOT TO CHANGE IT.>>OF COURSE.
MUSICALLY IT SOUNDED LIKE IT WANTED THAT HOOK.
♪ NOW I MISS MY FAMILY AND I MISS BUT TO
RUN AWAY FROM WAR IS A BETRAYAL ♪
[ SINGING OVER EACH OTHER ] ♪♪♪
♪♪♪ ♪ OH OH OH SKINNY
DIPPING IN THE POOL OH OH OH ♪
♪ ALL OUR FRIENDS ARE MAKING OUT OH, OH, OH
OH OH OH ♪ ♪ IT’S A PARTY AT
MY PARENT’S HOUSE OH, MY GOD ♪
♪ IT’S A WIN THE AND SUDDENLY IT WAS
CLEAR THIS IS ♪ ♪ THIS IS THE BEST
NIGHT OF LIFE EVERYBODY SING IT RIGHT
OH OH OH ♪>>WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON
HERE? [ LIGHT LAUGHTER ]
>>I’M VERY SORRY, SIR. I THOUGHT SOME SINGING MIGHT
BOOST MORALE IN CAMP.>>OH NO, I’M SORRY.
I WAS PRETENDING LIKE I WAS THE DAD IN THE SONG LIKE —
[ LAUGHTER ] LIKE I WAS COMING HOME AND
SEEING THE PARTY AT MY MY HOUSE AND BE LIKE, “WHY ARE YOU HERE?”
[ LAUGHTER ]>>YEAH YEAH, THAT WOULD BE A
FUN BREAK IN THE SONG.>>YEAH, YEAH, MAYBE THERE IS A
SWITCHEROO AND THE DAD’S CUTTING INTO IT?
>>OR WE CAN JUST DO THE REGULAR VERSION OF OLD NEW YORK.
>>WHO AM I KIDDING? THAT HOOK IS FIRE.
[ LAUGHTER ] THE WHOLE TRACK IS LIT.
LET’S TAKE IT FROM THE DAD COMING IN.
>>OKAY.>>NO PARTIES AT MY HOUSE!
WITHOUT ME! [ LAUGHTER ]
TWO, THREE, FOUR. ♪ OH, OH, OH
♪ EVERYBODY GET EXCITED OH, OH, OH ♪
♪ EVERYBODY OH OH OH EVERYBODY IS EXCITED
OH OH OH PARTY AT MY PARENTS’S HOUSE ♪
>>OH, MAN, THAT CANON SOUNDED AMAZING.
HEY, PROPS TO WHOEVER SHOT THAT CANON.
THAT WAS A PUNCH AT THE END.>>THAT WASN’T ONE OF OURS.
>>BUT THEN WHO SHOT IT? [ CANON FIRE ]
>>AND WHEN THE SMOKE CLEARED, ALL THAT WAS LEFT OF THE THIRD
NEW YORK INFANTRY WAS THEIR BRAVELY, THEIR SACRIFICE AND OUR
NATION’S FIRST BIG FAT HOOK. [ LAUGHTER ]
[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] [ LAUGHTER ]

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