Saturday, October 6, 2012

Saturday morning tunes: The p3 Banned Book Week anthem

The inimitable voice you're hearing is Jimmy Durante, aka “The Schnoz.”

The ancient device you're watching is a 78 RPM record player, examples of which can now be seen in the Home Entertainment wing of the Smithsonian.

The song, co-written by the Great Schnozzola himself, is about a book, which was something people read before Kindle.

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