Soupy Sales Died today
I thought Howdy Doody was at the Smithsonian (American History) in DC.
Two of my favorites were "Men into Space" brought to you by Lucky Strike. And of course "Whirlybirds". Both from the late 50's
The fights from Madison Sq. Garden I used to watch with my Grandfather who took care of us on my parents weekly bowling night out were sponsored by - Manischewitz Wines -- 'man O Man what a wine'
Your Howdy Doody is an impostor. Howdy Doody was locked up in a Bank Vault until May 10,2000. When the United States District Court Judge Christopher F. Droney ruled The Detroit Institute of Arts is the rightful owner of the puppet, according to the terms of a 1967 contract between the Howdy Doody Puppeteer Rufus Rose and NBC. "The ruling authenticated the puppet, noting that in a 1970 letter to Buffalo Bob Smith, Rose Referred to the Puppet as 'The Original Howdy Doody'."
TURN OFF DA BUBBLE MACHINE!... THEY CALL HIM FLIPPER, FLIPPER, ETC... HEY ALL YOU GROOVY GUYS AND GROOVY GALS OUT THERE, IT'S THE WOLFMAN, BABY, AND I'M HERE TO PLAY MORE STACKS OF WAX!... NOW HERE'S BUCK AND ROY AND THE WHOLE HEE HAW GANG!... DANGER WILL ROBINSON!... NOW, FOR A REALLY BIG SHOE HERE'S TOPO GIGGO AND HIS TRAINED GEKO PERFORMING AMAZING TRICKS!... Fractured Fairy Tales were one of my favorites as well...
Wolfman Jack was on St Croix many years ago. hosted a party at the old Wreck Bar
Alan Freed ( Moondog) was "one" of the first DJ's to play Rock & Roll on the Radio.
I always used to watch the stooges before school to put me in the right frame of mind.