Album of Songs About Famous Dogs Raising Money for Displaced Dogs

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An Album of Songs About Famous Dogs is Raising Money for Dogs Displaced by Hurricane Harvey

 

 Not everyone is donating to the PEOPLE affected by Hurricane Harvey.  Some are doing what they can for the ANIMALS in need.

  

Several artists have written new tracks for an album called "Dog Songs", with all the proceeds going to the ASPCA to help dogs displaced by Harvey.  And all the songs are about famous dogs, too.

  

Mark Hoppus from Blink-182 contributed a song called "Not Every Dog Goes to Heaven", which is about Dinky the dog from "National Lampoon's Vacation".  And Travis Barker handles the drums.

  

If you recall, Chevy Chase left poor Dinky tied to the rear bumper of the Family Truckster as he and the family continued on their journey to Wally World.  One of the lines in the song is, "Dinky you're such [an effing] drag."

  

(So yeah, in addition to being an animal lover, you probably also need a sense of humor.)

  

Other songs pay tribute to Scooby Doo, Einstein from "Back to the Future", Santa's Little Helper from "The Simpsons", and Daisy from "John Wick".

  

Jonah Ray donated a track dedicated to Chopper from "Stand by Me" . . . appropriately titled . . . (Careful here!) . . . "Sick Balls".

  

There's only one song about a REAL dog.  It's called "Gary and the Princess", and it's about Carrie Fisher's dog Gary

  

It's by Nerf Herder, which is totally appropriate, since the phrase "Nerf Herder" is a "Star Wars" reference made famous by Princess Leia.

  

"Dog Songs" has 14 tracks, and it's only 8 bucks.  You can get it from BandCamp.com

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