BULLY BUHLAN, Ein Mann mit knarrenden Schuhen, 1948Posted: February 17, 2011
Today only old people might remember his name, but in the late 40s and early 50s Bully Buhlan was Germany´s most popular pop singer and Berlin´s most famous son.
“Ein Mann mit knarrenden Schuhen” – a man with squeaky shoes – explains why a couple will have a perfect marriage, because the wife will always know when her husband is approaching. The squeaky shoes are really practical, especially when she´s with another man…
Dutch reader Ron suggested I post some of the b-sides. This one I acctually ignored and never listened to, because the title sounded like boring Schlager music. Stupid. The Cornel Trio is almost all swingin´:
From a British “Men Only” magazine from 1952:
Hand drawn lettering and cartoon in this ad: