The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Friday, Debtember 09, 2022

Notes on an overheard conversation as the radio was playing “Blue Christmas”

“Oh! You know who that is, right?”

“A very bad Elvis impersonator.”

“No! It's Dean Martin.”

“Really? I didn't know the Mad Magazine artist had a singing career as a bad Elvis impersonator.”

“It was first recorded in 1948 by Doye O'Dell—”

“He too, was probably a bad Elvis impersonator.”

“And the following year by Ernest Tubb, Hugo Winterhalter, and Russ Morgan.”

“All bad Elvis impersonators! All of them!”

“Elvis didn't even record it until 1957!”

“They were just early with their Elvis impersonations.”


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