‘Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer’ singer is sued

D. Elmo and Hilary Duff

‘Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer’ singer is sued
Posted 11/27/2007 7:52 PM – 2h 42m ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A feud involving the man who sang Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer could wind up in court, just in time for Christmas.

Elmo Shropshire was sued for breach of contract Monday by a company that claims he interfered in a $1 million-plus deal to sell musical trucks, bobblehead dolls, snow globes and cookie jars featuring characters from an animated show based on the novelty song.

The tale about Santa mowing down a tipsy grandma with his sleigh was first heard in 1979 and has become a holiday favorite. It inspired a 2000 animated TV program that continues to run seasonally around the world.

Please read the entire article in USA Today here

Published in: on November 27, 2007 at 10:49 pm  Leave a Comment  
Tags: , ,

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://oldschoolmusiclover.wordpress.com/2007/11/27/in-old-school-music-news-6/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: