Herman records his own version of 'Dry Bones' as a lark on a tape recorder belonging to one of Eddie's friends. Before he knows it, the song, now known as 'That's how Herman was born' is number three in the top forty for two consecutive weeks. Lily starts to worry that Herman's ego is expanding uncontrollably.
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I'm a mad genius! A mad genius! Today, Mockingbird Heights...
[throws his switch three times
... tomorrow the world!
[his index finger ignites
That's how Herman was born
Adapted and Composed by Jack Marshall
and Bob Mosher
Performed by Fred Gwynne
Guitar performed by Jack Marshall See more