So what’s with The Yodeler?
Wylie is by far THE world’s most recognized and often heard yodeler. He is the original “Yahoo!© yodeler whose voice has been heard by millions of people over the last 20 years as the audio trademark for the internet giant. He is a top call professional yodeler whose clear high tones have been heard on national television ads including Taco Bell, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Miller Light, and Montana Tourism. His unique style of yodeling has been featured in several motion pictures including TransAmerica, The Slaughter Rule, The Substitute, and Professor Gadget. You’ve heard his yodel on popular television shows such as Fargo, Northern Exposure and Jeopardy.
What has The Yodeler done?
His 20-some albums, including “Total Yodel” on Rounder Records and “Yodel Boogie”, are testaments to his being labeled as a “vocal virtuoso” and “America’s Greatest Yodeler.” His lonesome and ethereal “High Plains” (link to MP3 of Big Sky Lullaby from Skytones CD) style of yodeling has been heralded by the National Council for the Traditional Arts and the Library of Congress as a one-of-a-kind vocal art form.
Wylie has won several “Yodeler of the Year” awards from the Western Music Association, the Academy of Western Music and the California Country Music Association.
Wylie’s book “How to Yodel: Lessons to Tickle Your Tonsils” published by Gibbs Smith remains the best-selling instructional guide on the subject.
“Yodel Boogie” is the number one downloaded yodeling song on ITunes and Amazon Music.
Uber Yodel- Wylie & the Wild West- Photo shoot Bing Crosby Theater by Bill Winters
Wylie’s appearance on Late Night with Conan O’Brien where Wylie taught the daring television host how to yodel was enjoyed by millions of viewers.