Ruth Wallis - Kinfolk / Cape Canaveral
Ruth Wallis January 5, — December 22, was a novelty popular cabaret singer. She did have a mainstream hit with "Dear Mr. Godfrey," a song about Arthur Godfrey 's public firing of Julius Jeg Gik Mig Ud En Sommerdag - John Høybye - Dagen Og Vejen Rosathat reached 25 in late She sang with a studio orchestra and often took on an accent for songs about characters from other countries.
Her music was occasionally featured on the Doctor Demento show in the s. She started singing in lounges and cocktail bars, where she met her husband Hy Pastman. Eventually it became clear that her novelty songs, which relied mostly upon double entendres, were the most popular.
These songs discussed a number of topics that were taboo in s America, such as homosexuality and infidelity. For this reason, her songs were banned from Boston radio stations. She often had difficulty securing distribution for her works, so she started her own record label, Wallis Original Recordings. When she arrived in Australia for a tour customs agents seized her records. Rather than ruin her career, this only brought out crowds. Wallis retired in the s to spend more time with her husband and two Ruth Wallis - Kinfolk / Cape Canaveral , but continued to work on material for Broadway shows.
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Memorabilia of hers was included in 'Memory of a Nation', a permanent exhibition opening in Canberra. Wallis Original Records was a record label which was started in by Joel Leibowitz and Hy Pastman to release records by Ruth Wallis, the "queen of the double entendre".
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