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Why Doesn’t This ‘Fat Betty’ Song Parody Have Millions of YouTube Views?

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Slade Sohmer

By Slade Sohmer on April 16, 2012

The most recent episode of “Mad Men” featured no Betty the Drapes. The absence of the suddenly plump blonde, who had been pregnant in real life, gave AMC watchers a chance to rest from a week spent working overtime to spew out as many “Fat Betty” jokes as ice cream sundaes she took in.

Though this post comes about six days late, the following “Fat Betty” parody of Ram Jam’s “Black Betty” still only has about 26,000 views on the YouTube. WHY? HOW? This should have millions.

For comparison’s sake, here’s the Ram Jam original, heard often at Yankee Stadium:

In other “Mad Men” news, The esteemed Cajun Boy at UPROXX thinks the early episodes this season are setting Pete Campbell up to take a header out the office window he badly coveted.

(via SOUTH Music & Sound Design via @BrianJMoylan)



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