On a Singer

Looney Tunes cartoon character

A male frog who wears a top hat, carries a cane, sings ragtime and vaudeville hits while dancing and performing acrobatics

The Story: A hapless, discovers Michigan J Frog and his entertainment skills in the cornerstone of an 1892 building under demolition; his greed envisions fame and fortune from this entertainer, but Michigan only performs for him and him alone

Created by Chuck Jones

First appearance, One Froggy Evening (December 31, 1955)

Last appearance, Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Original voice is subject to debate

Sings The Michigan Rag


Appears on the cover of Leon Redbone’s 1975 album, On the Track

Michigan J Frog’s Song List

  • I’m Just Wild About Harry
  • The Michigan Rag
  • Hello! Ma Baby
  • Come Back to Éireann
  • Throw Him Down McCloskey
  • Largo al factotum
  • Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone
  • Moonlight Bay
  • The Prisoner’s Song
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Let The Rest Of The World Go By

Served as mascot of the WB Television Network from 1995-2005

Some list July 22, 2005 as the date of his death because the WB Network Chairman at the time removed the frog as their logo an announced “The frog is dead and buried”

A medley


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