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Christmas? Ya, sure, you betcha

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December 11, 2013

You can learn a lot in the news business. I received a news release from the University of Wisconsin-Madison today that mentioned a 60-year-old music hit titled “I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas.” The artist: Yogi Yorgesson.

The press release says the song is done in the “Scandihoovian dialect.” I would say it's the up-Nort' Norwegian accent.

Here it is on YouTube.

The recording includes Yorgi reciting one of those “'Twas the Night Before Christmas” rip-off poems with some funny lines, some not so much.



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