Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Pucker up and hit those high notes, time for The Whistler

I am the Whistler, and I know many things, for I walk by night. I know many strange tales, hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes... I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak ... opening to the 1940’s radio drama The Whistler.

Whistling has been around as long as we’ve had lips, and that puckering propensity has had a vital role in many iconic movies and songs.

How about Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart from To Have and Have Not:

Work has taken on new meaning since this 1937 whistler from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves:

What would the Harlem Globetrotters do without their trusty theme song, Brother Bones whistling “Sweet Georgia Brown”?

And lastly, the cosmic whistling scene from Monty Python’s The Life of Brian “Always Look On The Bright Side of Life”. Feel free to chime in…