I’m My Own Grandpa Episode on HFVS (09/04/07)
HILLTOWN FAMILY VARIETY SHOW
WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM – Valley Free Radio
September 4th, 2007 @ 7pm
I’m My Own Grandpaw Episode
- Twink – “Grandmother Meets the Wolf” [The Broken Record]
- Johnny Bregar – “Old Dan Tucker” [Hootenanny]
- Asylum Street Spankers – “I Am My Own Grandpa” [The Bottle Let Me Down]
- Opus Ditty – “Grandpa’s Farm” [Joyride Jet Engine Buss]
- Sugar Free Allstars – “Poppy MeeMaw” [Dos Ninos]
- Sarah Pirtle – “Grandma’s Cat” [Magical Earth]
- Mr. David Musicworks – “Dinosaurs” [The Great Adventures of Mr. David]
- Lori McKenna – “Paper Wings & Halo” [Paper Wings & Halo]
I’M MY OWN GRANDPAW
In honor of National Grandparents Day we put together a grandparents episode. It was Mark Twain who proved it was possible for a man to become his own grandpa. In the 1930’s, Dwight Latham and Moe Jaffe put it to song. Thus was born “I’m My Own Grandpa,” a song that has been recorded by a number of artists, including Asylum Street Spankers, Timmy Abell, Chet Atkins, and even The Muppets:
Skeptical? Click here to see the genealogy mapped out.
A warm thank you to Antonia for being our special guest and for sharing stories about her grandparents in Boston. We enjoyed having her on the Hilltown Family Variety Show.
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