A Very Dubious Doobie Reference that Appears to Be Missed in this Lawrence Welk Selection from the Vintage Video Department

And speaking of Lawrence Welk … we must thank Craig Downey for sending us the hilarity that is One Toke Over the Line a la Lawrence Welk show. (Wait, you mean “toke” means something about DRUGS? Wha?!?)

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2 Responses to A Very Dubious Doobie Reference that Appears to Be Missed in this Lawrence Welk Selection from the Vintage Video Department

  1. Craig Downey says:

    Well, even if they missed the meaning in the song, at least it appears that they had fun singing it.

  2. John Smith says:

    Welk was on a Canadian talk show, The Pierre Berton Show, in the early 1970s and Welk told Berton that he had used marijuana for years, from his early days in bands in the late 1920s. It wasn’t until the 1950s that he became aware that marijuana was illegal, so he said. By that time he was a comfortable smoker and believed that it should have been legalized. In the late sixties, Bing Crosby expressed that marijuana should have been legalized years before.

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