Saturday, January 11, 2014

Eddie Can I Park In Your Lot

Sharon Mason

Eddie Can I Park In Your Lot
 Please-Regan, Hillary Music Inc.-Music Please Inc.

Produced by Bobby Please

Dore 525

Eddie is Edd “Kookie” Byrnes, the parking attendant on the popular TV detective series “77 Sunset Strip”.

Bobby Please (real name Robert Alton Plaisted) started his recording career in 1950 as the vocalist of the Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) Orchestra (Mercury Records).  

Several years later, he recorded four singles between 1957 and 1959 for Era ("Your Driver's License, Please"), Imperial, Starla and Jamie. 

He penned songs for Herb "The Black Singing Cowboy" Jeffries (on Maze), "Voodoo doll" (Ray Johnson on Flip), "Slap Happy" (The Congo Kid on Bull Dog), Sonny Warner (Freedom), "The Happy Reindeer" (Dancer, Prancer and Nervous, Capitol), "The Clock Rock" (Little Hymie, Liberty), Joiner, Arkansas Jr. High School Band (Liberty), The Milky Ways (Liberty) and "Hairspray" (Stanley Livingston on Marilyn) among others.  

Bobby Please died in the seventies.

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