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Bob McFadden

Robert McFadden (January 19, 1923 ‒ January 7, 2000) was an American singer, impressionist, and voice-over actor perhaps best known for his many contributions to animated cartoons.

His most popular television cartoon characters included Milton the Monster from the ABC series, The Milton The Monster Show; Cool McCool from the NBC series, Cool McCool; and Snarf from the syndicated series, ThunderCats.

McFadden was also the voice behind numerous radio and television commercial parts including Franken Berry in the animated commercials for the General Mills Franken Berry cereal as well as the pet parrot who cackled "ring around the collar" in the TV commercials for Wisk laundry detergent.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 19, 1923 (East Liverpool), Died January 7, 2000 (Delray Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1959 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 106411 1/28/1959 Frankie and Igor at a rock and roll party Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 106415 1/28/1959 The children cross the bridge Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 107649 6/22/1959 The Mummy Dor ; Bob McFadden speaker  
Decca 107650 6/22/1959 The Beat generation Dor ; Bob McFadden speaker  
Decca 107651 6/22/1959 Bingo Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 108204 9/22/1959 Song of the Mummy Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 108205 9/22/1959 Noisy village Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 108206 9/22/1959 I dig you baby Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 108207 9/22/1959 The Beverly Hills telephone directory Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 108208 9/22/1959 Hound dog Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 108209 9/22/1959 Shake, rattle and roll-1 Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 109133 5/6/1960 Dracula cha cha Bob McFadden vocalist  
Decca 109134 5/6/1960 The Transylvania polka Bob McFadden vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McFadden, Bob," accessed October 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330671.

McFadden, Bob. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330671.

"McFadden, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 4 October 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330671

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