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Canadian parody legends Ooot and Aboot reunite to write new "funny" songs

In 1978, Chester Donald and Bob Clark were better known as the incredibly popular musical comedy duo, Ooot and Aboot.
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In 1978, Chester Donald and Bob Clark were better known as the incredibly popular musical comedy duo, Ooot and Aboot.   
With hit songs like "NDP-Pee," "Dance like a Politician," and "The Puck Truck's Stuck," Ooot and Aboot sold hundreds of albums and at least ⅓ of all Canadians know who they are.

Since retiring in the mid 1980's, Chester (Ooot) and Bob (Aboot) have not performed, but now almost 30 years after breaking up, they have decided to reunite and start singing funny songs again. 

In this piece we visit these legends and pull back the curtain on their creative process. 

[Originally aired: Dec. 23, 2014]

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