"Dirty Old Man" (produced a modest hit, "Delicious").
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James G. Backus | James Backus
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on I Married Joan
(1952)] It was a program that was careful not to antagonize anyone. The strategy worked well. The only things we were powerless against were the ravages of time.
He reached the United States Top 40 Pop charts for a couple of weeks in 1958 with his novelty recording, "Delicious!" on Jubilee Records featuring instrumental backing from Appleknocker and His Group. The female part was comedienne Phyllis Diller
. It was basically the two of them taking a drink of champagne and exclaiming "Delicious!". As the record progresses, they get drunker and giddier, ...
Often played wealthy, upper-class figures