Vic Mizzy says the song has taken on a life of its own and is happy that he gets royalty checks every time the song is played at a sporting event.
Amazingly, Mizzy wrote the songs ending where series star Eddie Albert bangs the pitchfork on the ground first.
He says it was fairly easy to write but that recording the song posed challenges because, as he puts it, I had to teach Eddie how to yodel the line, Far-harm living is the life for me.
Teaching Eva Gabor her lines wasnt easy either. Mizzy says she wasnt a singer so he had to tell her to ...talk the lines like she was a snob. She only actually sang on the last two notes.
Mizzy will have a chance to rake in even more green from Green Acres because a DVD collection of the sitcoms second season hits stores on Tuesday (March 8).
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