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EXCLUSIVE: 'Balloon Boy' Dad Records Whacky Jingle To Sell Back Scratcher -- Listen Here

Oct. 28 2010, Published 6:30 a.m. ET

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'Balloon Boy' dad Richard Heene has recorded a jingle to help sell his $20 'Bear Scratch' device, can reveal.

Heene enlisted the help of his close friend and musician Smokey Miles, who penned and recorded the catchy Bear Scratch tune.

And the whacky dad he believes will make him rich and famous.

The lyrics are:

If you itch like a son of a twitch

There’s only one thing to do the job

Don’t use your hand, all you have to do is stand

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“He told me that he has already taken some orders for the device and he really thinks it will be a big hit for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

“At the moment Richard is making them himself but he is ready to put people to work if the orders start to flood in.

“He is determined to get his life back on track after the balloon incident and he sees this as his ticket to helping both himself and his family too.”

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Click here to watch Heene’s bizarre Bear Scratch commercial.

According to his commercial, Heene is willing to donate 5 percent of the price of every Bear Scratch sold before Thanksgiving to the Salvation Army.

The controversial father of three has now re-located his family to Florida in an attempt to re-build his life following the balloon boy drama last year.

The Balloon Boy story grabbed headlines all over the world when Heene falsely reported his 6-year-old son Falcon Heene had floated off in a homemade helium balloon on October 15, 2009 a worldwide audience watched the bizarre incident unfold as the Mylar balloon soared 7,000 feet over eastern Colorado -- with no boy in it.

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In a CNN interview with the family the following day, Falcon turned to Richard and told him, "You had said that we did this for a show."

Heene subsequently pleaded guilty to a felony charge of attempting to influence a public servant in connection with the incident.

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