Monday, August 23, 2010

Leo De Lyon -Soon on the Hangover !

I was called today by Comedian/Arranger /Voice Actor Leo De Lyon today. Great guy, we set up the Hangover radio interview for Sept 5. -worked with Phil Silvers,Al Kooper,and was the voice of "Spook" and "Brain" on the cartoon series "Top Cat".

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leo De Lyon is an American voice actor famous for his role as Spook and Brain in the cartoon Top Cat. In the mid and late 1970s he performed on stage as pianist and vocal entertainer and was musical director for several artists s.a. Sandler and Young. He co-starred with Bob Haymes and Dorothy Loudon in the short-lived DuMont Television Network sitcom It's a Business (March-May 1952).

In 1962, he did a character voice on a recording of a song written by Al Lerner for a young artist named David Lucas for Doris Day and husband Marty Melcher's Arwin Records. The song was performed by Pookie and Hippy of the Soupy Sales show. Leo did a fabulous "Guttural" hook "Uga Uga Boola, Uga Boola Boola Uga". He also vocied Flunkey the baboon in Disney's 1967's Jungle Book.

Also recorded 45rpm release (date unknown probably early 1960s for Musicor (distributed by United Artists) Label number 1001 under Leo DeLyon and the Musclemen "Sick Manny's Gym (written by Alan Kooper)/ Plunkin"

Leo de Lyon -Soon on the Sunday Morning Hangover 9/5/10

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