Wednesday, January 13, 2016

WACKY WEDNESDAY: Marxist Takeover

There aren't very many wackier than the Marx Brothers, And their classic comedies -- and even their not-so-classic comedies -- were filled with music. Here are some of my favorite songs from those movies.

First from the 1939 film At the Circus

A cowboy song from Go West

A classic tune by Groucho as Captain Spaulding from Animal Crackers

Chico and Harpo get down in The Big Store

And decades before the rock 'n' roll versions, Harpo was playing a serious harp rendition of "Blue Moon.' (another one from At the Circus)

UPDATED 9:10 am Thanks to Chuck for pointing out this omission. From Horse Feathers ...

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