Shoe chase music…

What connects?

1. American Saxophonist

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2. Moderately famous meme [ Flash video, click to play]
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3. Hugely popular and controversial TV show.

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Went Uncracked.

Answer:

1. Boots Randolph
2. Yakkety Sax meme
3. The Benny Hill Show

Connection:
Yakety Sax is a piece of music written by James Q. “Spider” Rich, and released as a 45 rpm single by Boots Randolph in 1963.

Yakkety Sax became famous as the hilarious chase sequence music in the Benny Hill Show. [ Also the theme music]

Some Internauts discovered that any video with the Benny hill theme music automatically makes it funny, this became a viral meme.

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