Nick Lucas in 19-what-the-70???

The "Tiptoe Thru the Tulips" guy alive and pluckin' in--holy smokes--1970? Here's a ukulele classic --another great uke song from the 1920sl

So, Nick Lucas introduced Tiptoe Through the Tulips in 1927.

You know the Jazz Age. The Roaring Twenties. F. Scott Fitzgeral and all that.

So, what a weirdo wonder to find him on The Tonight Show in 1970, singing the same song (apparently at the behest of a certain Mr. Tiny Tim).

He sounds great, and looks surprisingly agile.

I know 1927 to 1970 isn’t that long a time, but the two ages seem so very, very different. What a great connector–music.

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