Look up artist Merrill, Bob


Name: Merrill, Bob

Songs written or composed


Title: Shvitsberg, Pennsylvania (Parody)
Author: Katz, Mickey
Composer: Merrill, Bob
Genre: Parody/Humor/Yinglish
Subject: Girl/Mikve/Bathhouse/Overeating

Recordings:


On album: K-022(l) (Katz Puts On The Dog)
Track ID: 31289
Vocal Katz, Mickey
Back-up Mickey Katz Orchestra
First line: There's a mikve in a bathhouse in Shvitsberg, Pennsylvania…
Language: English\Yiddish
Style: Theatre/Klezmer

On album: K-022(e) (Mickey Katz / Cassette of Recordings From 78's)
Track ID: 14371
Artist Katz, Mickey
First line: There's a mikva in a bathhouse in Shvitsberg, Pennsylvania
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From Capital Record 2124

Title: That Pickle In The Window (Parody)
Author: Katz, Mickey
Composer: Merrill, Bob
Genre: Parody/Dialect/Humor/Yinglish/Double Entendre
Subject: Pickle/Bad Food Mixes
Additional song notes: Parody of "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?"

Recording:


On album: K-022(j) (Mish Mosh Mickey Katz)
Track ID: 31214
First line: How much is that pickle in the window, the one that's on top of…

Title: Feet Up, Pat Him On The Pipik
Author: Katz, Mickey
Composer: Merrill, Bob
Genre: Novely/Humor/Yinglish
Subject: Fatherhood/Newborn/Son
Additional song notes: Parody of "Feet Up (Pat Him on the Po-Po)"

Recording:


On album: K-022(l) (Katz Puts On The Dog)
Track ID: 31285
Vocal Katz, Mickey
Back-up Mickey Katz Orchestra
First line: Feet up, pat him on the pipik, lets here him laugh…
Language: English/Yiddish
Style: Theatre/Klezmer

Title: People
Author: Merrill, Bob
Genre: Pop

Recording:


On album: T-034(a) (Al Tijuana and his Jewish Brass)
Track ID: 32996
Commentator, Band Leader? Jacobi, Lou
Orchestra Al Tijuana & his Jewish Brass
Music Direction, Arrangement Butler, Artie
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Incidental announcing/comedic commentary.
Style: Instrumental/Mariachi Brass/Novelty

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