VIDEO: Mervin Shiner performs ‘Peter Cottontail’ & other songs, talks with Keith Cate

(WFLA) – News Channel 8’s Keith Cate recently sat down with Mervin Shiner. Shiner was the first person to record “Here Comes Peter Cottontail.”

“Peter Cottontail hit number 8 on the U.S. Charts, according to Music VF. That song and “Why Don’t You Haul Off and Love Me” both found success on the country charts.

Shiner performed four songs for readers. See them below.

Hear Keith’s interview with this incredible musician in the video at the top of the page. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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