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Larry Verne

Referred to as a novelty singer, Larry Verne was created Feb 8, 1936 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He strike the pop graphs double in 1960, achieving quantity 75 with “Mister Livingston,” a track concerning the popular encounter when Henry Stanley discovered David Livingstone, a Scottish missionary who was simply lacking in Central Africa, in 1871 and uttered the immortal terms “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?,” and adopted it by striking the top i’m all over this the pop graphs with “Mr. Custer,” compiled by Fred Darian, Al DeLory, and Joe Vehicle Winkle. Although his general public image and character had been comedic, Verne grew discouraged using the music business, departing it behind to create Hollywood film units for another 35 years until his pension. Verne passed away in Sylmar, California on Oct 8, 2013 at age 77.

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    Who the hell writes this crap and where the hell are they getting their so-called facts??? Gads a lot of this info is dead wrong! Larry Verne was my father. His ‘real’ name was Larry Vern Erickson for starters. If you are reading this, look elsewhere for correct facts! This idiot even has the hit song wrong. Mr. Custer was the hit. Mr. Livingston was the B-side of the 45 RPM single.