Big Bad ROY gave Buena Vista Great Weight.
Of course I also remember your version.
ELI the ICE man?
Once upon a time, in a land right here under my feet, young boys no taller than ducks learned about stuff like that, and how to use a punch to make tube socket holes in aluminum box chassis.
Which eventually became radios, or amplifiers or televisions.
The good old days, when children could learn, parents could teach, and devil take the hindmost because they couldn't manage to put one hand in a back pocket.