Jeff Widdicombe: “Your Burger King” Country Based Novelty!

15 Mar

Novelty songs have been around since the 1890s, but advances in recording technology made the genre come alive in the postwar years. Truth be told, their status as outsider music extends to Billboard, and while the very nature of the novelty song makes it a vehicle for a one-hit wonder, a few artists, like Allan Sherman, Stan Freberg, Ray Stevens, Jim Stafford, and “Weird” Al Yankovic, have managed to make long careers out of their musical comedy.
Now, one of the voices on FM country radio

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