FLIP AND HIS THEME

I was watching a 1973 Johnny Carson show last night (at 11:30, natch) and the guest was Flip Wilson. Immediately I heard the Flip Wilson Show theme in my head and the damn thing has been stuck there ever since. The lead trumpet melody line invaded my dreams and has battered my brain since awakening. So I thought I’d make you suffer too. It’s a great theme of course–the trumpet player is the great Buddy Childers–and I’m on the verge of doing a deep Youtube dive on Flip, who I adored as a kid. Here come ‘da judge…

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