R.I.P Andrew's zithers
AliceBToklasLives: /I'm almost certain I've never heard them.
AliceBToklasLives: They sold 100 million records, or so. Damn./I'm almost certain I've never heard them.
RIP Ann, Drew's Sister.
Thanks for the Meme-ries: All the music reminds me of my grandpa and the Sundays spent at his home listening to these records. He enjoyed every play as if it was his first time hearing them.He was a Navy Aircraft Mechanic in WWII/miss you GPA
Igor Jakovsky: I was going to come here and say something about how one of the Andrews Sisters was involved with mobster Sam Giancana and then I remembered that was one of the McGuire Sisters.Same time period I guess.
Moriel: From watching Abbot and Costello movies on TV in the 70's.
kg2095: They were pretty rough looking sheilas weren't they?[i2.cdn.turner.com image 640x360]
catmandu: One of the best to really show Patty's talent:Link
The DBS: No Fallout 3 references? I'm disappointed. They did the female vocals on Danny Kaye's "Civilization".Each morning, a missionary advertise with neon signHe tells the native population that civilization is fineAnd three educated savages holler from a bamboo tree(Eeeee! Ah-loh-kee-hah-tah-sah-nah.)That civilization is a thing for me to seeSo bongo, bongo, bongo I don't want to leave the Congo, oh-no-no-no-no-noBingle, bangle, bungle I'm so happy in the jungle, I refuse to goDon't want no bright lights, false teeth, doorbells, landlords, I make it clearThat no matter how they coax him, I'll stay right hereI looked through a magazine the missionary's wife conceals(A magazine? What happens?)I see how people who are civilized bang you with automobiles(You know you can get hurt that way Daniel?)At the movies they have got to pay many coconuts to see(What do they see Danny?)Uncivilized pictures that the newsreel takes of meSo bongo, bongo, bongo he don't want to leave the Congo, oh no no no no noBingle, bangle, bungle he's so happy in the jungle, he refuse to goDon't want no penthouse, bathtub, streetcars, taxis, noise in my ear(So no matter how they coax him), I'll stay right hereThey hurry like savages to get aboard an iron train(The Tring-galim-bohoo-laham-bah-le) ExpressAnd though it's smokey and it's crowded they're too civilized to complain(Ah-lo-ke-do-ho-saw-he-ma-he-na)When they've got two weeks vacation they hurry to vacation grounds(What do they do Danny?)They swim and they fish, but that's what I do all year roundSo bongo, bongo, bongo I don't want to leave the Congo, oh no no no no noBingle, bangle, bungle I'm so happy in the jungle, I refuse to goDon't want no jailhouse, shotguns, fish hooks, golf clubs, I got my spears(So no matter how they coax him), I'll stay right hereThey have things like the atom bombSo I think I'll stay where I ahmCivilization, I'll stay right here
lohphat: Hold Tight with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Primitive Screwhead: End of an era.Thanks for the Meme-ries: All the music reminds me of my grandpa and the Sundays spent at his home listening to these records. He enjoyed every play as if it was his first time hearing them.He was a Navy Aircraft Mechanic in WWII/miss you GPASame here.Thanks to my Grandpa and Abbot & Costello, I am very familiar with the Andrew Sisters. Great voices, Great tunes. Bounce Me Brother With a Solid Four
gadian: Great voices. Those women would never make it in the industry today though and we all know it because it isn't about the voice.
Pfighting Polish: As long as we're all sharing, something quite entertaining from some of the most talented performing acts ever to live: You Don't Have To Know The Language with the sisters, Bing & Bob from The Road to Rio.The ladies might not have been blessed with the greatest looks, but damn could they sing (and could move a little, too).
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