Derek Smalls And The Cucumber

Legendary comedic actor Harry Shearer celebrates his birthday today (December 23), and while most remember him most for providing the voices for Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Principal Skinner and Ned Flanders on The Simpsons, he’ll always be Derek Smalls, bassist for Spinal Tap.

Derek Smalls And The Cucumber

Legendary comedic actor Harry Shearer celebrates his birthday today (December 23), and while most remember him most for providing the voices for Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Principal Skinner and Ned Flanders on The Simpsons, he’ll always be Derek Smalls, bassist for Spinal Tap.

In Memoriam: Spinal Tap Drummers

So many drummers…so many unique ways to die.  Leave it to the brilliant minds of Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer to make the tragic passing of ALL of Spinal Tap’s drummers into comedy magic.