Legendary songwriter Vic Mizzy recently passed away, but over the years he shared trivia with FlashNews about his famous ditties.
For example, Mizzy wrote the Green Acres songs ending where series star Eddie Albert bangs the pitchfork into the ground first.
Writing it was easy, but recording it posed challenges because, in his words, I had to teach Eddie how to yodel the line, Far-harm living is the life for me.
Mizzy also taught Eva Gabor her part but since she wasnt much of a singer, she only actually sang on the last two notes.
As for the Addams Family theme, Mizzy said that it was so popular among youngsters, it was replacing nursery rhymes in schools.
However, he did admit many kids sing off-color lyrics to his theme like: The Addams Family Started/When Uncle Fester farted.
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