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Rhino Records releases Stan Freberg collection

Los Angeles-based Rhino Records has released TIP OF THE FREBERG, a four CDbox set that also includes a video and a booklet. Stan Freberg is probablybest known to animation fans as the voice of Junyer Bear, Bertie the mouse,and Pete Puma in various Warner Bros. shorts, as well as the beaver in LADYAND THE TRAMP, but Freberg, who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,has also won many awards for his comedy records and commercials. This greatcollection spans Freberg's entire career, 1950 to 1998, and includes manygems such as "John and Marsha," "Saint George and the Dragonet" (with DawsButler and June Foray), "Green Christmas," and the recent "The ConspiraskiTheory," a music video that links Monica Lewinsky, Tara Lipinski, andUni-bomber Ted Kaczynski on the basis of their names. One of the CDsfeatures a collection of never-released radio spots, and the video featureshis very funny commercials, including two that are animated. The collectionretails for US$59.98.