who is Stan Freberg?
has been doing historical satire for many years, and regular listeners
to his 1957 Freberg CBS radio series will no doubt remember his riotous
Over the past decade, master
satirist Stan Freberg has been making quite a bit of history on his
own, not only as a star of radioand TV, but as the man who actually
pioneered the now-booming field of comedy recording. For it was the
tremendous success of such Frebergian funnies as St. George and the
Dragonet,The Yellow Rose of Texas, and the controversial Yuletide classic Green Chri$tma$ which opened the floodgates for the current rash
of hi-fi humor for the home. More recently he has extended his talents
to the world of advertising, where he has been setting Madison Avenue
on its grey flannel ear with his brilliant comedy commercials for both
radio and T.V."