"Unique" Song, Titled "Jack Benny"

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"Unique" Song, Titled "Jack Benny"

Postby Jhammes » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:20 pm

A Google search for Jack can bring one to places truly fascinating, and truly bizarre... so, why should I be the only one to experience the following?

No kidding: an "indie" group from Virginia, called "The Love Missiles", wrote a song called "Jack Benny". This is only two minutes long, has to be heard to be believed, and can definitely be described as "unique". If you are up to the challenge, why go ahead, but be warned...think "Jet Benny" territory!
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Re: "Unique" Song, Titled "Jack Benny"

Postby JohnM » Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:11 pm

Wow, that was pretty something all right.

But, watching it on Youtube led me to this newsreel of Jack's 10th anniversary on radio, which I hadnt seen before: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN2_kClJ ... re=related
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Re: "Unique" Song, Titled "Jack Benny"

Postby Mister Kitzel » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:46 am

After hearing the song "Jack Benny" on youtube -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3E5xy8w ... re=related -- the song "When You Say I Beg Your Pardon I'll Come Back To You" sounds a lot better now. Suddenly the Turkey Murder Trial episode is funny, too.
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Re: Re: "Unique" Song, Titled "Jack Benny"

Postby Jhammes » Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:31 am

The Beach Boys (Brian Wilson) produced the song "Johnny Carson" in the late '70s: the reason given that there had yet to be a song written for the comedian.
Carson's response (serious or joking, who knows?) was the song was "...not a work of art..."

So, is this the only "song" that has the name "Jack Benny" in the title? One can only imagine Benny's response...
(Peter, Paul, and Mary did sing a tribute, but they never came up with a "title", did they?)
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