|In the 1940's, Doodles Weaver was a prominent member of Spike Jones' City Slickers. He often played a character named "Professor Feetlebaum" who would randomly shout out "FEETLEBAUM!". Due to a severe alchohol problem, Doodles was eventually fired when he went too far with a live television commercial.|
Doodles shot himself in 1983. He was the uncle of Sigourney Weaver.
What strikes me most about these recordings is Doodles' bizzarre and unique delivery. Playing the bumbling idiot, Doodles mangles, slurs and trips over words while laughing all along. He bleats out corny jokes like a drunken uncle falling down the stairs during Christamas dinner.
These tracks are from the LP "Feetlebaum Returns!"
|Doodles Weaver - The Great Horse Race|
Doodles Weaver - Eleanor Rigby
Doodles Weaver - Home On The Range
Learn more about Doodles HERE!