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Stanley Victor Freberg (born August 7, 1926 in Los Angeles-April 7, 2015) was a voice actor, comedian, and advertising creative.

In 1950, he scored a huge success with his first recording for Capitol Records, John and Marsha, a soap-opera parody that consisted of the title characters (both played by Freberg) repeating each other's names. In a follow-up he used pedal steel guitarist Speedy West to parody the 1953 country hit A Dear John Letter as A Dear John and Marsha… read more

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  • RIP Stan Freberg
  • i've got this on vinyl if anyone is interested...
  • "Get your *chicken* at the station?" Gets me every time.
  • St George and the Dragonet: I don't think I ever saw anything from Jack Webb's Dragnet pioneering cop show, but if ever I do, Stan's take on it will immediately come to mind. Obviously, topical humour like this dates, but Stan dates less than most.
  • Rock Island Line: Stan was very funny. This is particularly nice for people of my generation who grew up in the skiffle era. Takes me back to Lonnie Donegan.
  • Tele-Vee-Shun!
  • Marsha Marsha Marsha
  • Also listen to Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America
  • Hilarious Dude. An icon of Radio and Entertainment and Comedy for ever. Listen to The Stan Freberg Show Radio Shows! And watch Beanie and Cecil!

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