Mar 06

The Beverly Hillbillies: The Clampetts Get Culture – Season 2, Episode 13 – Sharon Tate (1963)

thefilmarchive.org DVD: www.amazon.com December 18, 1963 Mr. Drysdale’s efforts to prove to the Clampetts that Beverly Hills is really the place for them to be only makes matters worse. In November 1969, while in prison in connection with a car theft, Susan Atkins boasted to an inmate that she was responsible for the murder of Sharon Tate. This led to her indictment, along with the accomplices she named, Charles Manson, Charles “Tex” Watson, Patricia Krenwinkel and Linda Kasabian. Atkins also revealed that the murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, the night after the Tate murders, were also committed by “Family” members, and incriminated Leslie Van Houten as a participant in the second murder. On June 15, 1970, Manson, Atkins, Krenwinkel, and Van Houten were tried while Watson remained in Texas fighting extradition. The details of the trial were reported throughout the world. Kasabian was a reliable and consistent witness. She testified about a hippie group and its leader Charles Manson, a thwarted musician who believed that a race war was imminent. He believed that the music of The Beatles warned of the coming holocaust, which he referred to as “Helter Skelter”, after the Beatles song, and also believed that only the “chosen”, his “family”, would survive. Briefly associated with Terry Melcher, Manson had believed that Melcher would foster his musical aspirations; when this did not occur, Manson felt infuriated and betrayed. Manson believed that
Video Rating: 5 / 5

A great band from Austin, TX with a great sense of humor. I wish they were more widely known. This song is from their album “Never an Adult Moment”.
Video Rating: 4 / 5


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  1. theRoseofmyheart

    Thank you so much :)

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  3. TheJblair320

    Austin Bands are the best!!! Love it!!!

  4. kirbyquilter

    heard this on VPR–love it!

  5. BonjoviFan08

    truly one of my fav songs!

  6. violetrose2552003

    i love it

  7. stevensarchery

    @CarlySara007 hah awesome i used to live in PA and the only station that would play it was cat country 96

  8. stevensarchery

    @CarlySara007 hah awesome i used to live in PA and the only station that would play cat country 96

  9. CarlySara007

    anyone here because of cat country? <3

  10. 909chuck

    As writ, somebody said, as a result of substituting locoweed for coffee during a writing session. Too weird fer words.

  11. brightpagan

    This song could be used in a basic math lesson, Hillbilly Subtraction.

  12. DerbyCityBoy90

    silly hill billys

  13. DarcyTV1

    I saw the Austin Lounge Lizards in 1999 in St. Augustine, FL, and they said this song was done by a friend.

  14. BonjoviFan08

    classic song. this song cracks me up. to bad there isnt a video to this otherwise it sure be funny!

  15. TheNorthernDragon

    2 caught on fire… Lol

  16. carioca56

    How are they going to be more widely known. They are WAY too eccentric for commercial success. That is why they are great.

  17. teanagedramaqueen

    wtf do you meen by too much alcohol? I didn’t think this was the original song that they play around Halloween time. my mom was looking for it.

  18. leonidasleahy

    Too much alcohol?

  19. ownerfate

    i rember this song!!! omg…. soo funny! great song

  20. beauryan101

    I’ve been looking for this song for a few years…
    finally found it…

    funny song

  21. beepbeepgac

    As far as I know, the Lounge Lizards wrote it.

  22. leonidasleahy

    I think this is an original. There was a 1967 movie, “Hillbillys in a Haunted House,” with Ferlin Husky, but it doesn’t appear to have anything to do with this song.

  23. teanagedramaqueen

    hey, what’s the original of this song??

  24. StarsSaphire

    Love this song!

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