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Lirpa Loof Concert -- April Fool's Day, 1961
The BBC promised radio listeners that they wouldn't want to miss the concert of the "distinguished continental pianist" Lirpa Loof. But when the scheduled time arrived, there was no concert. "Actually, of course, Lirpa Loof is April Fool spelled backward," an announcer explained.

April Fool Categories: Music, Radio, United Kingdom, 1961, Loof Lirpa, BBC.
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