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Ed McMahon 1923 -2009

Remembering the life and career of legendary television showman Ed McMahon.

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As Second Banana, Best of the Bunch
Article | In a Broadway musical about burlesque called "Top Banana," back in the early 1950s, the title tune's lyrics advised, "If you want to be the top banana, you've got to start at the bottom of the bunch." It was a fruity restating of an old American maxim.

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