Delivered Merwyn Bogue and known with the stage name of Ish Kabibble, he’s remembered being a comedian, singer, and cornet participant. He became well-known for his shows in such mid-twentieth-century movies as YOU WILL DISCOVER Out and that is Right You’re Incorrect. After attending rules school at Western world Virginia College or university, he started his career being a comedian. After handling the Kay Kyser Orchestra for just two decades, he quit his entertainment profession to pursue property possibilities. He and his wife, Janet Meade, welcomed two daughters and one boy between 1937 and 1941. He collaborated with songwriter Kay Kyser on many projects, like the 1943 film Hundreds Cheer as well as the late 1940s tv game display Kay Kyser’s Kollege of Musical Understanding.
|1||Inducted into the Erie [Pennsylvania] Hall of Fame in 2012.|
|2||He was survived by his wife, Janet, three children, and eight grandchildren.|
|3||His wife, Janet (Meade) Bogue was born in Ohio on May 21, 1912. She passed away on June 13, 1994 at the age of 82, eight days after her husband.|
|4||His 1989 autobiography explained the meaning behind his stage name. "Ish Kabibble" derives from the Yiddish expression "Ische ga bibble?", meaning, essentially, "What, me worry?", the expression later appropriated by MAD Magazine as a motto for its Ish Kabibble-like fictitious mascot Alfred E. Neuman.|
|5||Merwyn Bogue (Ish Kabibble) turned from music to selling real estate when big bands declined in popularity.|
|Riding High||1950||Musician (uncredited)|
|Flamingo Road||1949||Johnny Simms (uncredited)|
|Carolina Blues||1944||Ish Kabibble (as Ish Kabibble)|
|Around the World||1943||Ish Kabibble (as Merwyn 'Ish Kabibble' Bogue)|
|Swing Fever||1943||Ish Kabibble (as Ish Kabibble)|
|Thousands Cheer||1943||Singer in 'I Dug a Ditch' Number (uncredited)|
|My Favorite Spy||1942||Ish Kabibble - Member Kay Kyser's Band (as Ish Kabibble)|
|Playmates||1941||Ish Kabibble (as Ish Kabibble)|
|You'll Find Out||1940||Ish Kabibble (as Ish Kabibble)|
|That's Right - You're Wrong||1939||Ish Kabibble (as Ish Kabibble)|
|Riding High||1950||performer: "The Horse Told Me" 1950 - uncredited|
|Thousands Cheer||1943||performer: "I Dug A Ditch"|
|Playmates||1941||performer: "Thank Your Lucky Stars and Stripes" 1941, "Romeo Smith and Juliet Jones" 1941|
|You'll Find Out||1940||performer: "Like the Fella Once Said" 1940, "The Bad Humor Man" 1940 - uncredited|
|That's Right - You're Wrong||1939||performer: "The Little Red Fox N'Ya N'Ya You Can't Catch Me" 1939, "The Answer Is Love" 1939|
|Star of the Family||1950||TV Series||Himself|
|College of Musical Knowledge||1949-1950||TV Series||as Ish Kabibble / Himself|
|Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 1||1941||Documentary short||Himself - Ish Kabibble (uncredited)|
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|1||No matter how much you know about one thing, there's always something else you ain't as good at as, because if you was, you wouldn't be as good at the thing you are at now, if you are?|
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