At a time when comics were king, musicians wrote songs about characters like Barney Google, the Kewpies, Alley Oop, and Snuffy Smith; and some of the most prominent jazz musicians gave us beautiful instrumental pieces like “Mutt and Jeff,” “Ignatz’s Brick,” and “Happy Hooligan.” Some particularly famous comic strips, like “Pogo” and “Li’l Abner,” were the basis of entire albums and Broadway musicals!

We hope you’ll enjoy another comics and cartoon-art inspired Spotify playlist by the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum: