Speedy Gonzales: ‘Hat I Got for Christmas Is Too Beeg’ (videos)


Mel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought our hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg:

Aside from our hero Speedy, one of Mel’s greatest “Mexican” hits was this famous routine from the old Jack Benny TV show:

Benny and Blanc reprised the routine a few years later in color, mariachi style: