Album Cover Art Wednesday: Songs Our Mummy Taught Us

You’re probably not surprised to hear that I picked this 1959 Halloween novelty album for its punny title. Bob McFadden was an interesting guy: he was best known as a voice-over actor for cartoons and commercials. He was the voice of Milton the Monster and Frankenberry among many others.

The And Dor on Songs Our Mummy Taught Us was folkie/poet/actor Rod McKuen. It’s unclear as to why McKuen used a pseudonym and I’m not interested enough to research it extensively. My hunch is that he was signed to another record label at the time.

Here’s the whole damn album in the YouTube playlist format:

2 thoughts on “Album Cover Art Wednesday: Songs Our Mummy Taught Us

  1. gratuitous says:

    McKuen’s pseudonym is simply “Rod” spelled backwards?

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