Parodies’ Paradise: 1964 “Oh, Pretty Woman”

Roy Orbison spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100… the second single by Orbison to top the US charts… Orbison’s third single to top the UK Singles Chart (for a total of three weeks)… ultimately sold seven million copies and marked the high point in Orbison’s career… within months of its release the single was certified gold by the RIAA… Billboard ranked it the number four song of 1964… 1999 the song was honored with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award… named one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame‘s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll… Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #224 on their list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”… 2008 The Library of Congress selected the song for preservation in the National Recording Registry.

The Mistletones get silly with divebombing reindeer in “Speedy Reindeer.” Look out!