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KarenW2
06-03-2011, 11:45 PM
My hubby told me the sad news tonite. Wally Boag, entertainer extraordinaire, has passed away. I don't know what the details are on it, but he is gone.

He was one of the most talented comedians I've ever seen perform live and had a hand in so many things Disney-related over the years. Steve Martin has said that Wally Boag was his inspiration for getting into comedy.

I remember seeing him at the Golden Horseshoe Revue when I was a kid, spitting out his "teeth" as Pecos Bill and singing with Betty Taylor as "Sluefoot Sue". I always loved to see him when he was featured on the Wonderful World of Color and the Mickey Mouse Club.

AVP
06-04-2011, 05:49 PM
Yesterday I saw the sad news that Wally Boag, the original Pecos Bill from the Golden Horseshoe, had passed away. I just learned that his co-star Betty Taylor, the original Slue Foot Sue, has also died. Tim O'Day, who many of you probably know as a moderator from any number of Disney events and panel discussions, shared a link to this video of the duo at the 10,000th performance of the Golden Horseshoe Revue:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Xei4RKDCM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Xei4RKDCM

May they both rest in peace.

AVP

KarenW2
06-04-2011, 05:57 PM
In another sad note, Betty Taylor, the woman who played "Sluefoot Sue" to Wally's "Pecos Bill" has passed away as well. She was also 91 years old.

Here's a link to the two of them and others in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Xei4RKDCM&feature=player_embedded

Thanks for all the great memories!

dngnb8
06-06-2011, 05:40 AM
Lets add an additional Twilight Zone to this

Paul Winchell, voice of Tigger, died on 6/24/2005.

John Fiedler, the voice of Piglet, died on 6/23/2005

Wowiee wow wow