Thursday, July 19, 2012
Top 10 songs for Snooty the Manatee; Bradenton mascot has big birthday bash this weekend
The world's oldest manatee on record and one of Bradenton's most famous celebrities.
He turns 64 with a birthday bash Saturday at the South Florida Museum-Parker Manatee Aquarium.
Here some songs for the county's wonderfully rotund, namesake sea cow.
1. "When I'm Sixty-Four," The Beatles
2. "As Good As I Once Was," Toby Keith
3. "Growing Older But Not Up," Jimmy Buffet
4. "Still Crazy After All These Years," Paul Simon
5. "Touch of Grey," Grateful Dead
6. "Golden Years," David Bowie
7. "Fat Man in the Bathtub," Little Feat
8. "Forever Young," Bob Dylan
9. "Three Hundred Pounds of Joy," Howlin' Wolf
10. "Young at Heart," Frank Sinatra
Snooty the manatee birthday party at South Florida Museum in Bradenton
Much more to do in Manatee and Sarasota counties in Weekend.
—Photo of Snooty the Manatee lifting his head out the water at the South Florida Museum-Parker Manatee Aquarium. GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald GJEFFERIES@BRADENTON.COM