THE DEATH OF A LEGEND...
ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC BUILDERS OF kustom cars & hot rods, for almost SEVEN decades was GEORGE BARRIS. His legacy of truly historic cars known by, not just the Rod & Custom Industry but by the Public as well, included TV's "Munster Koach" & "Drag-U-La" from the "Munsters" Series, and of course, everyone's all-time favorite: "The Batmobile"
Sadly, George Barris passed-away, Thursday, November 5th, 2015, but the creations he designed & built through the year's will live in the hearts & minds of fans all-over-the-World.
As a kid, George Barris was one of my Heroes; as an adult, he became one of my friends. Accordingly, I will be setting-up a Tribute Page to George shortly, but in the meantime I wanted you to hear this Special Interview I did with George on how he designed and built the famous "BATMOBILE".
IN THIS SPECIAL "BATMOBILE" PRODUCTION, you will not only hear George Barris, but BOTH BATMAN, and the BATMOBILE itself, make an appearance ! Here's the Link to that Special Page on the Hall Of Fame Legends Site: http://www.legends.thewwbc.net/gpage23.html
R.I.P., George, and thank you for the memories. You were not only a friend...you were truly the "King Of The Kustomizers".
Jonnie King (November 6, 2016)
(Above George Barris photo courtesy of Mel Melcon, McClatchy-Tribune News Service...with sincere thanks.)
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