Thursday, April 29, 2010


Ach, mein Herring, if you're lucky, life is kuntz and kuntz. If your unlucky this download is as close to live kuntz as you can get, Gott verdammt noch mal.

After a pungent opening at a 1956 talent show in Cleveland, the two Kuntz spread out to local conventions, hotels and Kiwanis-type clubs. They self-pressed an album for Ed Bernet Entertainment and declared in the liner notes that they were
"dedicated Christians and believe that God has a purpose…"

And God knows, nothing could be finer in the 70's than watching two guys in loud checked pants and suspenders singing the shit out of old standards like "Nagasaki" ("…where the women wicky-wacky-woo") and "Mention My Name in Sheboygan," which they spell "Sheboigan."

The Illfolks blog doesn't pick on obscure people, but celebrate them. They weren't as campy as Ian Whitcomb, after all, and gave good value to their audiences, who were glad to have some Kuntz brightening their lives. Best of all, the story has a happy ending. The Kuntz' are still with us!

"Dr. Frank Kuntz" can do a lecture on "The Power of Positive Humor." He can also entertain via "ragtime piano pieces, funny American songs, hilarious stories and vaudeville sketches" and has won testimonial praise from the North Amerian Bluebery Council, the Montana Head Injury Association, and the director of Educational Evangelism in Dallas Texas. Visit

Darryl Kuntz has likewise gotten kudos by doing industrial gigs, state fairs and schools. He's won testimonials from the Durango High Noon Rotary Club, the New Hope Church and the Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows. Just check his website,

No DVDs are for sale on their websites, but I think you'll agree that it's better to experience Kuntz live and up close, rather than merely on your TV. So here's to the split of the Kuntz' — it just means more Kuntz on stage than ever before!

To quote a well remembered Dutchman: "KUNTZ!!!!!" Instant download or listen on line. No pop-ups, porn-ads or wait time.

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