YMCA song won't change despite Y's na...

YMCA song won't change despite Y's name change

There are 8 comments on the El Paso Times story from Jul 12, 2010, titled YMCA song won't change despite Y's name change. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

The Village People won't be changing their hit song "Y.M.C.A." just because the YMCA is now known officially as just "the Y." The lead singer of the original group, Victor Willis, released a statement Monday after the Chicago-based U.S. nonprofit announce that it's changing both its logo and name to "the Y." Willis says the change won't affect the ...

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Bobby Bag O Donuts

El Paso, TX

#1 Jul 12, 2010
I nominate this for the dumbest story of the week!

El Paso, TX

#2 Jul 12, 2010
Youth development, healthy living and social responsibility... yes, I can easily see why the old name would confuse people - "Young Men's Christian Association", wasn't it? How could anyone would associate those values with Christianity? I think political correctness has won once again. No one wants to associated with Christ. How sad.

York, PA

#3 Jul 13, 2010
So the belief is that people didn't know what it meant so they just change it to 'Y'? Yeah, let's continue the dumbing down of America. YMCA, wow, that's hard to remember.

York, PA

#4 Jul 13, 2010
I think they should change the song. It should be, it's fun to stay at the Y mmm mmm mmm, it's fun to eat at the Y mmm mmm mmm.

Fort Huachuca, AZ

#5 Jul 13, 2010
Just change the song to Why stay at the Y?

Los Angeles, CA

#6 Jun 24, 2013
Uhh hh hh

Los Angeles, CA

#7 Jun 24, 2013
Yggy byte

Sacramento, CA

#8 Jun 24, 2013

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