End of March 13 Column (No. 869)

Humor: Lydia the Tattooed Lady

For reasons best known to him, my friend Daniel Dern got to researching the song Lydia the Tattooed Lady, best known in the Groucho Marx version. Here is a summary of his findings:

A young  Groucho Marx singing it in  A Day At The Circus
An older Groucho Marx performing Lydia The Tattooed Lady | The Dick Cavett Show
The 1939 song written by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, in The Philadelphia Story
Kermit T Frog
Robin Williams
Bobby Short
Michael Feinstein (possibly the best of this batch, other then
A Choral Version


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