Over the past fifteen years, George Peele, who goes by Orange peel moses, has delivered over 3,000 singing telegrams.
Valentine’s Day’s usually the biggest day of the year for his business, but he’s also performed for a guy getting a vasectomy and a person celebrating the last day of chemo; anniversaries, proposals and going-away parties also keep him employed.
On Valentine's Day, Channel 2 reporter Kevin Torres followed Custom Singing Telegrams' founder George Peele and singer Melissa Ivey around for a couple of hours. Click on the image above to see the TV segment that aired.
On Valentine's Day, George Peele and singer Melissa Ivey performed a Custom Singing Telegram live on KYGO 98.5 FM for morning show host Tracy Dixon. Click the link below to see how it went.
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"There was a wash room contained in a little shed, where the bonnet-clad George Peele (aka Georgia Peach) and his lovely lady Miss Rhubarb sang songs (and even took requests, encouraging sing-a-longs and novice washboard solos) and allegedly scrubbed your soiled skivvies for you."
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Custom Singing Telegrams gives a multitude of costume options for its messengers, including a naughty nurse, Harry Potter, Jesus, a unicorn, “Cock Rocker,” “Crosstitute,” a vampire and more. The gorilla in a tutu is the most popular costume request, but Hammerberg says David Bowie is his favorite costume. Or, rather, it used to be. Image courtesy Mark Cafiero.
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