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Tyrone Power

Hey! Get that stuff off his face! We’re here to have dinner with the common man, not Tyrone Power … — Burns’ campaign manager, “Two Cars In Every Garage And Three Eyes On Every Fish” A popular leading man in … Continue reading

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Pete Best

Run along, boy! You’re free now! — Homer, “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet” Poor, poor Pete Best. His foot at immortality’s door and the other tossers hid the key. Having joined The Beatles in 1960 and having endured hundreds of grim, glory-free … Continue reading

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The ‘Let It Be’ Sessions

Barbershop is in danger of growing stale. I’m taking it to strange new places. — Barney Gumble, “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet” The Be Sharps’ final throes parody the acrimonious ‘Let It Be’ sessions, which are widely reported to have led to … Continue reading

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