Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits

Oh, the humanity!

I've spent a lot of time contemplating the mystery of Mrs. Elva Miller from Claremont, California. I have to conclude that her recording career is one of the cruelest practical jokes ever devised by the record industry.

For the most part, the flubs on Frank's Vinyl Museum are the result of serious artists and serious record producers badly missing the mark. Mrs. Miller's album is definitely over the top, but I get the very sinister feeling from the liner notes that while Miller herself may have been completely serious about what she was doing, whoever coaxed her to make this album was laughing on the inside, and probably egging her on to be even more extreme. The sarcasm is very subtle, just enough to give the wink to record collectors like us while keeping poor Mrs. Miller in the dark. References to her "impeccible diction" and "scintillating delivery" abound, as well as the accolade "one of the most interesting voices extant... one that brings to mind the tonal qualities of a Florence Foster Jenkins or a Mrs. B. J. Fangman". Jane Morgan's Fresh Flavor LP, featured elsewhere on this site, contains similar sentiments, but at least she can lay claim to some prior recording history.

I almost feel bad for exploiting Mrs. Miller this way, but once you listen to her songs, you'll know why her fans can't resist her. Enjoy!

Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits
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Downtown (MP3) Brace yourself for the best rendition of 'Downtown' ever!
A Hard Day's Night (MP3) Beatle butchering at its very best.

See Also: Fresh Flavor

Your Comments:

Peanut Head says:
Oh PAZ!!>..stop wid dat discripshun...ya givin' me a big boner jest tinkin' bout Mrs. MANURE...

Usually, I only gets a boner when I lissen ta JIMMY OSMUNDT CDs....but yeah, Mrs. MANURE iss "kinda" da bomb (more like a wee firecracker)...but she iss cool too...

at least she knew she sukked, but had fun...lotsa peeps here take da muzic seriously...makes me laff....

Mrs. Manure swing dem hips and knock out da engineer's eyes!!! Never mind da guys ears wuz bleedin' too....

Wish Mrs. Manwhore still livin'...imagine dem hips nekkid wid liqour, smokes and JAMMY OSMINDT blastin' on da boombox....WOW!!! heaven...

wait...whatzat Mommy?...(haveta go...bye) (06-23-2004)

paz givnechy says:
she's my hero! i can just envision her recording it... headphones on, one hand on one of the ears, swaying her middle-aged hips (06-23-2004)

Richard Cranium says:
Hey George...I'm surprised you got Gulliver's dick out of your mouth long enough to type out that last comment. (06-12-2004)

George ( says:
My roommate from last year, Gulliver, introduced me to Mrs. Miller. Yes, he has the original vinyl LP album. It's brilliant! Especially when accompanied by boxed wine. (06-12-2004)

Blackshirt says:
Great college memories, Mrs. Miller and keeping the 2S exemption. Something about her tit-willow voice broke the pressure of college life in the mid 60's. (06-12-2004)

~VirtualCity~ says:
Well, I am lost for words. This would have to be one of the worst singing that I have heard in a long time. (05-31-2004)

ExCaLiBuR says:
What can I say, have not laughed so much in ages. I want her non greatest hits, that way not only will I cry with laughter but will have to roll around the floor as well. She even whistles out of tune BRAVO :) (05-31-2004)

Simon says:
Mrs MIller sounds like a cat singing while in heat! (05-31-2004)

Peanut Head says:
You a cop, C.J??

C.J. an da bear?? (05-23-2004)

C.J. says:
Yo goof balls. This site is for music post not chatting crap. (05-22-2004)

Peanut Head says:
I luv Mrs. Manure TOo!! But you guyz is pigs....I don wanna go downtown on Mrs. Manure...

I tink I would frow up an stuff....but mebbe git her nekkid wid sum JAMMY OZMINT CDs, liquour an smokes den we get out da big Mommy is coming..bye...


Evan, Josh, Joel and Rachel says:
We love Mrs. Miller! She is so cool! We want to go DOWNTOWN with Mrs. Miller! Hooray! (05-22-2004)

Peanut Head says:
Mike Myers shaddup already (05-19-2004)

Peanut Head says:
Mike Myers shaddup already (05-19-2004)

Peanut Head says:
Mike Myers shaddup already (05-19-2004)

Mike Myers ( says:
Mrs. Miller is The Best!! (05-19-2004)

Mike Myers ( says:
Mrs. Miller is The Best!! (05-19-2004)

Mike Myers ( says:
Mrs. Miller is The Best!! (05-19-2004)

Mike Myers ( says:
Mrs. Miller is The Best!! (05-19-2004)

nonsuchrecordings::nobody says:
Hey man! That's my mom. That's my mom!!! Mommmmaaaa!! Please come home! (05-05-2004)

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