Saturday, May 18, 2019

Songs in the Key of WTF

The great Kimberly Lindbergs penned a blog entry over at FilmStuck in 2011 that I only now discovered. She points readers toward a fascinating book on a truly bizarre subject - celebrity records! This was a phenomenon of decades past in which a television or film actor would be convinced to record an album of music to cash in on their fame. These were usually disasters - artist failures of epic proportions that embarrassed the actor and delighted the fan of huge entertainment mistakes. Depending on your taste or ability to absorb the stranger end of recorded music you might enjoy this article and the music she introduces. Here are a few of my favorite examples -

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