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They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha Haaa!

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“I’ll be happy to see those nice young men in their clean white suits…” Back in 1966, the hit song “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!” caused quite a ruckus, drawing protests from a variety of different groups. While I didn’t hit the scene for another 10 years, and wouldn’t discover the song until the early ’90’s as a Dr. Demento staple, I always found it very amusing. And maybe I’m just crazy, but it really is an innocent and funny song, right?

Anyhow, when I first saw the new minifig head above, it struck me pretty quick that it was a good epitome of the song. Continue reading