“Yodel-ay-hee-hooo!” sang my mother in the car. She had a natural talent for it, learned it as a camp counselor, and once she got going, she’d spin the yodel part like this:
After The Sound of Music movie came out, and Julie Andrews sang “The Lonely Goatherd,” it was fun to have a mother who could yodel on request. No one else’s mother could.
Yodeling originated in the Alps as a form of communication, which makes this Jimmy Fallon/Brad Pitt Tonight Show video even more hilarious:
2 thoughts on “My Mother the Yodeler”
You did have a cool mother!
I’m visiting from A to Z and a retired teacher. I try not to talk teaching; but, I think I will be back for a fix. lol
Glad to have you here, Ann. What did you teach?