Archive for August 7th, 2012

MORE LAUGHS FROM STAN FREBERG

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"St. George and the Dragonet" was recorded August 26, 1953 by Stan
Freberg
for Capitol Records. The satire was released September 21,
1953 and reached #1 on both the Billboard and Cash Box record
charts.

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STAN FREBERG IS NOW 86

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Stanley Victor "Stan" Freberg is still a very active author, recording artist,
animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and
advertising creative director,

Freberg was employed as a voice actor in animation shortly after he 
graduated from High School in Alhambra, California. He began at
Warner Brothers in 1944.

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In 1958, the Oregon Centennial Commission, under the sponsorship of Blitz-
Weinhard
Brewing Company
, hired Freberg to create a musical to celebrate
Oregon’s one-hundredth birthday. The result was the album Oregon! Oregon!
A Centennial Fable in Three Acts.
It was released by Capitol Records during  
the Oregon Centennial in 1959.

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NEW TO DVD THIS WEEK ~

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The made in Portland NBC television series features the 22 original run episodes
from October 28, 2011 to May 18, 2012 on 5 Discs.

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TV crew taping a scene for the series Grimm

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THE BATTLE BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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POPULAR SINGER TURNED 70 TODAY

BJ Thomas  1970
Billy Joe "B. J." Thomas

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Thomas is known for his hits of the 1960s and 1970s, which appeared on
the pop, country and Christian charts.

 

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