Funded! This project was successfully funded on December 14, 2011.

Update #32

Join me in a Final Countdown Telethon TONIGHT at 10pm EST!!

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With only 18 hours to go, we really are in the final countdown of this project! It's been a magical ride of friendship and support and I cannot thank you enough!! Tonight I'm going to do something I've never done before. Join me at 10:00pm EST for my very own TELETHON. I'll be streaming live at http://allisonweiss.tv and calling some of the backers who have helped this project reach it's milestones. Even though my voice is going away, I'll play some songs, tell some stories, and even accept some phone calls from YOU GUYS

Animated gif courtesy of the Kickstarter Blog, where you can also watch a video of me performing live in their office last week

The last and final Tell Everyone Award winner is Katelyn Thompson who made this amazing YouTube video to help promote this project. I LOLed, you guys. 

I'll leave you with the working cover of the zine/songbook you can get when you donate at the $75 level. Full of chords, lyrics, stories, photos, and more... it's going to end up being pretty long. I decided on the title last night and I think it's appropriate. 

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      Creator Kaspar on December 14, 2011

      Yay! More records for us!

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      Creator Manny Orejola on December 14, 2011

      Congrats! on making your final goal!

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