This program makes a simple ticker display of song lyrics. The original lyrics are displayed above a set of lyrics made by matching each word with the closest symbol on the NYSE or NASDAQ.

This program was created during Bitcamp 2016 at UMD.



This program runs with Python 2.7

If you have pip installed, you may install the required modules with

  pip install -r requirements.text

Pygame will likely require that you seek out a binary or refer to your distribution's package manager.


Simply run the script with python. Supply and artist name in all lowercase letters with hyphens in place of spaces.

python ./ <artist-name>

To run a test case for the graphics that doesn't pull lyrics.

python ./ -t

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