This #1 hit was the first million selling comedy record.
The music was corny then and seems even more so today. Nonetheless, this is what your parents (and a few of us older folks) listened to for amusement.
You can listen to the song in a YouTube video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQA6tBYAvms or click on the image below:
To see a video of Johnny Standley on the 1952 Horace Heidt television program (although singing only Side A), look at the YouTube video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdaeQLCTa6g or click on the image below.
Horace Heidt (May 21,1901 - Dec.1,1986) was an American pianist, big band leader and radio-TV personality.