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11 Examples That Prove Not Everything’s Better With Yakety Sax

by | 3rd, March 2014

CAN EVERYTHING be made better with Yakety Sax, even a Benny Hill sketch?

Homer “Boots” Randolph III ‘s 1963 record is a joyous thing. (That’s him below.) Originally released as the flip side to Boots’ first single release Percolator, it’s been an enduring hit.

 

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Can the song add humour to the humourless?

 

Black Metal

 

 

 

Dutch Trance

 

 

Ben Hur

 

 

Shrimp

 

 

 

Star Wars

 

 

 

Take it away, Homer:

 

 
And Chet Atkins, who turned the Sax into Yakety Axe (geddit?)

 

 

 

And if you want to sing along with Mark Knopfler, you can:

 

 

 

To prove that the Sax thrashes the axe (ann the piano – who asked for the piano?):

 

 

And with a silent movie soundtrack slant:

 

 

 

Finally, here’s Benny Hill. No, not with Yakety Sax. Even he tired of it:

 



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