Thursday, May 17, 2012

1962 Beverly Hillbillies (Ukulele Scene)

The rascal with the ukulele enters the story at the 8 minute mark...

Season 1, Episode 8


  1. Love it.

    It's funny how the ukulele seems to attract a certain type isn't it? That hat and jacket and sense of humor wouldn't be out of place at a uke fest today.

    The actor playing then part was a guy named Phil Gordon who was born Phillip Gulley. He was apparently a jazz musician in the 1940s and 1950s. I can't find anything else about him. He only died two years ago and there is an obit for him here:

  2. Thanks Jules. I have been watching the Andy Griffith shows and just completed season 3. I really enjoy these old shows. Andy plays his guitar and there were frequently episodes with musicians or jug bands incorporated into the story lines. I came upon that BH episode entirely by accident. HU