Chicken Fat

Accession Number: MR2008-63.

Description: Chicken Fat, also known as “The Youth Fitness Song.”  Composed for President Kennedy’s Physical Fitness Program. Recordings of this song were sent to school districts throughout the United States to accompany the official U.S. Physical Fitness program of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness

Composer: Meredith Willson

Performer: Robert Preston

Conductor: Bernie Green

Issued by Capitol Records (CF-1000)

Running time 6:25 minutes.

Meredith Willson, composer; Robert Preston, performer; Bernie Green, conductor