The voice of the hobo cookie is former circus clown, animator, gag man, songwriter, voice artist and future Bozo the Capitol Clown himself, Pinto Colvig...
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Friday, January 15, 2016
Thursday, January 14, 2016
HARRY NELSON: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Madison Square Garden (March 18, 1961)
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Monday, January 11, 2016
CLOWN BAND (Circa 1910-20)
|If I had to guess I'd date this as somewhere around the time Ringling combined with Barnum & Bailey in 1919.|
Spader Johnson is at the far left, that may be Jack Le Clair seated next
to him with Pat Valdo seated to his right behind the bass drum.
A link to a Sarasota Herald article stating that Valdo did indeed play trumpet in the clown band (with a nice piece on Paul Wenzel causing mischief) can be found HERE.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
JOE JACKSON: Charlie McCarthy Day (1939)
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