In the spring of 1933, Walt Disney released what unexpectedly became one of his studio's biggest hits, Three Little Pigs. The short cartoon, and the original song it contained, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?, became smash hits. The story of these pigs literally keeping the wolf away from their door and their defiant song connected with … Continue reading Pigs in a Parody.
Yesterday I presented Stan Freberg's take on radio. As a follow up, here's a catchy Freberg song about TV: "Tele-vee-shun" (1957). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s6uD3OBpPU
Stan Freberg looks at radio censorship in “Elderly Man River” (1957), a self-referential skit from Freberg's short-lived radio program, The Stan Freberg Show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLlTlYfqQV4
Another great Stan Freberg record, "Banana Boat" (1957), a musical skit based on Harry Belafonte's 1956 hit of the same name. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-9h1pjTP74