Tag Archives: Woody Woodpecker

Mel Doesn’t Shoot Blancs
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
December 2, 2018 posted by James Parten

Mel Doesn’t Shoot Blancs

You can’t blame the people at the Walter Lantz studio for hoping that lightning would strike twice. But it didn’t happen with “The Woody Woodpecker Polka”.

Woody Keeps On  Peckin’
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
July 15, 2018 posted by James Parten

Woody Keeps On Peckin’

For their cover recording, the Sportsmen Quartet had the accompaniment of a ukulele, a vocal bass–and the able assistance of Mel Blanc.

The Lantz Legacy
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
April 29, 2017 posted by

The Lantz Legacy

Psst, a secret. After fifty columns looking at so many facets and anecdotes of Walter’s life, here is how his legacy resonates today.