Walter Raleigh nad tobacco - who sang it?

  exdragon 15:20 21 Oct 2006

Please, can someone put me out of my misery (and get one over on the other half!) - who recorded this song? You know, the one which includes words like, '...what next, Walt? You roll it up? And then stick it - don't tell your mouth??'

Been annoying me all morning.


  octal 15:23 21 Oct 2006

Bob Newhart, click here they used to play it often back in the fifties on the Light Programme on the BBC :-)

  exdragon 15:26 21 Oct 2006

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  octal 15:29 21 Oct 2006

I will add, it wasn't a song but a comedy sketch involving a telephone call from Sir Walter Raleigh back to England where he describes tobacco and how it's used, very funny at the time.

  Kate B 15:33 21 Oct 2006

It's always worth Googling fragments of lyrics like that - I've found things like that that way.

  egapup 21:12 21 Oct 2006

Didnt he do one about driving??

  octal 22:29 21 Oct 2006

Yes, he did, also very funny, in it's time of course.

  BT 08:09 22 Oct 2006

Visit 'Make 'em Laugh for all sorts of lyrics etc from the old performers

click here

  exdragon 09:19 22 Oct 2006

Thanks for the link, I hadn't hear the one about the bomb! You can just hear him speaking as you read it through, can't you!

  hijo 20:05 22 Oct 2006

yep i agree with her shes 100% correct google it by just adding a few words of the lyrics even if its not 100% correct google is the "daddy" there hands down

  BT 07:37 23 Oct 2006

I have a couple of Bob Newhart LPs from many years ago and they are hilarious. I can't lay my hands on them at the moment as we have recently moved house, but your enquiry has reminded me of them and once I have got sorted out I will have to have a listen to them.

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