In 1950 Phil Harris recorded the the song “The Thing” it made #1 on the hit charts. The other two people made a recordings that year were Danny Kaye with his spin on the song and Teresa Brewer singing the female version.
Since Phil Harris sang said song first the big question of the decade was, “Phil what did you find in wooden box floating in the bay?”
Alice Faye , a popular singer, said she asked him on their honeymoon and he didn’t even give her a strait answer.
The conversation of the song came up more then a few times on their NBS radio show they hosted together.
A song a like to listen when I what something to smile about.