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.s History and Archaeology. Parrot and Word Wrangler. Historian of a Future Past. Writer, Princess Tara Chronicles. Blue Tara Trilogy and Kālarātri or Black Night Trilogy available from Blue Parrot Books, Seattle. Masthead Photo of our Spokesparrot Princess Tara by Allyson Photography of Seattle