Being the 1950s, Sharpie was a Rock N' Roll pioneer:
Gillette's singing parrot Sharpie was a fixture of boxing and sporting broadcasts until 1960.
Michael Ostrogorsky, Ph.D x2. History & Archaeology. Lapsed Historian. Parrot Wrangler. Writer. Blue Tara Trilogy, first three books of the Princess Tara Chronicles, available in eBook and dead tree editions from Smashwords and Amazon. Masthead Photo of our Spokesparrot Princess Tara by Allyson Photography of Seattle