Sunday, December 06, 2015

Ringo For President


Following in the tradition of Gracie Allen and Pogo Possum, in 1964, it was Ringo Starr's turn to be drafted as an unelectable candidate who nonetheless would have been better than the alternatives! Still to come would be Snoopy, Howard the Duck and Bill the Cat.





1 comment:

B Smith said...

And what's a campaign like this without it's cheap cash-in?

Here's Rolf Harris (who'd scored a hit with "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport") with "Ringo For President" a single that went precisely nowhere.

(Unfortunately Mr Harris these days languishes in prison for activities best not recounted here)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55qr2sQiRt8