Kaye Ballard, RIP

Kaye Ballard has died. She had places in the world of stage and screen, but it’s her recording career as a musical comedian that is of interest to the Peanuts fan. In 1962 she issued a recording of her doing Peanuts humor, based on her touring act at the time. This was the first Peanuts record.

She covered her Peanuts career briefly in her autobiography, which I gave a brief look at in 2016.

She was 93.

 

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You know what would be a good title for a book?

Hmmm… maybe we should name the book something original, like… GOOD GRIEF!

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Things that should not go unsaid, and telling the tales of the times

Back in May 2017, in posting about the way Google book search finds the word “Snoopy” in places where it isn’t actually there, I posted one place it found where it was: this cartoon. Now, I didn’t point out the ultra-Peanutsiness of the fact that it’s not just Mr. Snoopy, …

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Millionaire, recluse, cartoonist

I think someone may have mis-entered the author information on this one. What do you think?