Tarara

Two years before the opening of Utopia Limited the song Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-Der-Ay became a great hit in English music halls and elsewhere (158, 161, 254, 283, 302). Tarara’s name thus teems with less-than-hidden meaning. Aurora (18) tells us that the song originally appeared in the French operetta Miss Heyett, composed by Edmond Audran. Stone (284) adds that the music was used as the theme song for TV’s Howdy Doody Show.

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Tarara (the Public Exploder)
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