January 28, 2022

Public Libraries: Nashville Public Library Posts Spoofs Meghan Trainor’s ‘All About That Bass’ in New Video

Not only a music video but coverage in Nashville’s newspaper. (-:

The library’s version of the song is titled, “All About the Books, No Trouble” and as we post this item (4:30 pm Eastern; October 2, 2014) the video has 1372 views.

From The Tennessean:

Several of Nashville Public Library’s staffers and supporters got together recently at the downtown branch to record an acoustic cover of Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.” They tweaked the lyrics so that the song focuses on books, not backsides.


“I’m about the books, ’bout the books. No trouble,” sings Sarah Squires, the library’s communications manager, in the YouTube video. She’s surrounded by several library insiders, including puppets Cedric the Dragon and Tommy Dog.

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The blurb below the video on YouTube includes this:

Currently, just 48% of Davidson County residents have a library card and we want to grow that number to 70%! That means 195,000 new people, so we need all the help we can get!

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.