Robert Mitchum Sings

Add Mitchum to our list of "singing actors who probably should have stuck to acting."

     Posted By: Paul - Wed Jan 26, 2022
     Category: Crime | Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art | Movies | Music | 1950s | Alcohol | Cars

I like his Coconut Water:

from the time when everyone was going Calypso
Posted by S. Norman on 01/26/22 at 07:25 AM
I am in your debt, S. Norman! So much better than Belafonte!
Posted by Paul on 01/26/22 at 11:53 AM
Mitchum can at least carry a tune. He was a somewhat underrated actor.
Posted by KDP on 01/26/22 at 03:59 PM
Near the end, the lyrics reference Knoxville, Kingston Pike, and Bearden (which he correctly pronounces as "Beer-den"). I went to Bearden High School, which is in fact located on Kingston Pike in Knoxville.
Posted by Frank P Harris on 01/31/22 at 02:17 PM
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