Rex Allen: Don’t Go Near the Indians
Today is the birthday of Star of Vaudeville #412: Rex Allen (for more on this cowboy star go here). And now here he is singing his over-the-top hilarious politically incorrect 1963 hit song on the Grand Ole Opry “Son, Don’t Go Near the Indians”:
To find out more about the variety arts past and present, consult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold. And don’t miss Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, to be released by Bear Manor Media in 2013.