Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim, with his UKELELE, and his falsetto renditions of pre-World War Two popular songs like Tiptoe Through the Tulips, was an unlikely star, and an even less likely sex symbol.

Yet during the 1960s he became the darling of the hippie counterculture, and he married three times, most famously live on American network television, in front of 45 million viewers.

Writer and musician C P Lee tells the story of a very unusual talent and a genuine eccentric.

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Tiny Tim, with his UKELELE, and his falsetto renditions of pre-World War Two popular songs like Tiptoe Through the Tulips, was an unlikely star, and an even less likely sex symbol.

Yet during the 1960s he became the darling of the hippie counterculture, and he married three times, most famously live on American network television, in front of 45 million viewers.

Writer and musician C P Lee tells the story of a very unusual talent and a genuine eccentric.