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Flanders & Swann

Michael Flanders (1922-1975) and Donald Swann (1923-1994) were two of the best possible British comedians of the day. Their moderate was cabaret; Swann was a gifted pianist, composer, and linguist and Flanders a talented raconteur and lyricist using a sharpened eyesight for satire. Interacting with at college, Flanders and Swann …

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Don Charles

The famed Uk record producer Joe Meek considered his collaboration with singer Don Charles his greatest creative achievement: “You might be my only legit artist,” the eccentric Meek told him. “All of the others are yugga-dugs.” Given birth to Walter Schuffham in Hull, Britain, on Dec 10, 1933, he obtained …

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Riders in the Sky

Starting each performance making use of their brand greeting, “Mighty great and an excellent big American ‘Howdy,’ whatever you buckaroos and buckarettes,” Riders in the Sky simultaneously paid tribute to and poked gentle fun on the common cowboy songs from the 1930s and ’40s, specially the work from the Sons …

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Elmo & Patsy

Humor folk duo Elmo & Patsy are most widely known for saving the novelty track “Grandma Got STEPPED ON by way of a Reindeer,” which 1st charted in 1984 and continued to be an annual holiday preferred. The San Francisco-based handful of Elmo Shropshire and Patsy Trigg released just a …

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Elmer Bernstein

If Elmer Bernstein had realized his youth hopes, he could have been an effective concert pianist in the ’40s with the ’60s. Rather, because of his capability being a composer (manifested young), as well as the well-timed intervention of Globe Battle II, he provides for a lot more than four …

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Fred Allen

b. John Florence Sullivan, 31 Might 1894, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, d. 17 March 1956, NY, USA. A comedian, acting professional and singer, having a dried out, gravelly tone of voice, baggy eye, and deadpan manifestation, which produced him perfect for the type of topical ointment monologues that became his speciality. …

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Joe Pasquale

A Uk comedian known for his cockney accent and high-pitched tone of voice, Joe Pasquale would eventually continue to win possible display (I’m a Superstar… Get Me From Right here! in 2004), celebrity in several stage productions (The Nerd, The Makers), and undertake hosting duties within the U.K. edition of …

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Joey Medina

Joey Medina were able to successfully span two vastly different professions. First he produced a name for himself within the boxing world, where he gained the state light-weight championship in Az before fighting for the 1987 globe championship and finishing with a global rank of amount five. Following a stint …

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Duck’s Breath Mystery Theatre

Among the longest enduring humor troupes, Duck’s Breathing Mystery Theatre offers inspired laughter for greater than a one fourth of a hundred years. Using their early shows (free of charge ale) before fellow College or university of Iowa college students, the five humorists possess gone to turn into a staple …

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Dr. Demento

He was created Barret Hansen, getting the proud owner of the master’s level in music from UCLA under that moniker, but he’s much better known to an incredible number of radio listeners while “Doctor Demento.” In 1995, he celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary of broadcasting the best novelty records ever, …

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