Wrote a song inspired by my years at UPS. I think many of you will relate. :)

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Steven Whitaker, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. Songwritersoul

    Songwritersoul New Member

    Hi everyone,

    My name is Steven W. I'm a driver out of Tualatin, Or and have been with UPS for 27 long years. Overall, I'm very grateful for this job as it pays well and has great benefits, but like probably all of us, there have been chunks of time in our careers where we were slightly less than happy with our jobs. :) About 10 years ago, when I was pretty unhappy with the constant overloads and being reminded of over allowed hours on a daily basis, I was inspired to write a song. I originally had this idea based off of the Married with children character Al Bundy, but because I was hating my job so much at the time, it became a blend of Al Bundy and my life. I finally recorded it with my first complete album that I just finished and wanted to share it with other UPS'ers because I think many of you will relate and maybe get a laugh out of it.
    The song is titled, "Livin' the dream" and you can listen to it here:

    {Deleted by cheryl. Please don't post personally identifiable info here.}

    I hope you like it!!

    cheers,
    Steve
     
  2. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Hi, Steve.

    Do not use your real name as your user name.

    That is all.
     
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  3. Songwritersoul

    Songwritersoul New Member

    Thanks for the tip, but I don't think I will come here much to vent about UPS etc. I do enough bitching at work and usually have it out of my system by the time I get home. :)
     
  4. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Seriously. Please do not use your real name as your user name. CHANGE IT. I realize you want to promote your music which also violates our house rules about self promotion but I do get what you are doing so please change your username and post music from an anonymous source that doesn't include your full name.

    From our house rules:
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    Read more: http://www.browncafe.com/community/help/terms/
     
  5. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Trust me. Change it.
     
  6. rod

    rod retired and happy

    If you have been there for 27 years you should know enough to keep your identity a secret. Expect to be called into the office any day now to explain your song.
     
  7. Box Ox

    Box Ox Camacho for President!

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  8. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Dude, there are plenty of UPS songs:

    Dust In the Wind
    The Impossible Dream
    Another One Bites The Dust...
    the list goes on...
     
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  9. Songwritersoul

    Songwritersoul New Member

    Lol. Sure, the list goes on, but this one was written by a UPS driver.;)
     
  10. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

     
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  11. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Post it on tumblr and then post a link so we can listen to your song.
     
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  12. UPS4Life

    UPS4Life Active Member

    I don't think he gets the point if he continues to use his real name. Or he just doesn't understand feedback.
     
  13. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Sir?
    This is Cheryl's House, and all are welcome as long as they follow the rules.
    You have been asked by Cheryl and advised by others to comply with the rules, and you have refused.
    I personally have no regard for a person who comes in and disrespects others in the manner you have.
    Have a nice life, sir.
     
  14. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Instant song lyrics:

    Runner gunner all day
    Gettin' no sleep at night
    Worryin' bout stops yet to come
    There's no end in sight
    No no no lunch for me
    Gotta' heavy load you see

    I'm a runner gunner runner gunner
     
  15. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    Make a bunch of "weird Al//Rodney Carrington" type songs related to UPS. Sell them as cds and all of the yahoo rednecks around here will buy them ASAP.
     
  16. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    Write the lyrics for:
    The receptionist says it's mine
     
  17. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Walkin' in, she looks so fine
    Gotta' look again as I make her sign
    Its for me, its all mine
    The receptionist says its mine
     
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  18. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    I would rather choke myself to death than hear a song about UPS. But thats just me and i am a jerk.
     
  19. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Gotta look again as make her sign...

    Sounds like a hit!
     
  20. SCV good to go sir.

    SCV good to go sir. Active Member

    Another UPS song:

    Bad Day