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Lord Buckley

“A many immaculately hip aristocrat,” Lord Buckley was the epitome of comedy great; a onetime vaudeville performer along with a hulking ex-lumberjack, he was a comic philosopher, a bop monologuist whose vocalese fused the rhythms and patois of the road using the arch elegance from the English upper crust to …

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Julie Brown

Not to end up being confused with another MTV VJ of the same name, this Julie Dark brown is really a comedian, vocalist, songwriter, and celebrity most widely known for some mid-’80s novelty strikes including “The Homecoming Queen’s Got a Weapon” and “Trapped in the torso of a White colored …

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Sandra Bernhard

Through films, albums, as well as the stage, Sandra Bernhard designed a significant reputation for herself. Given birth to in 1955, in Flint, MI, Bernhard was raised the youngest of four kids. Her dad was a proctologist, while her mom was an abstract designer — that is most likely where …

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Denis Leary

The in-your-face comedian Denis Leary was created in Worcester, MA in 1957. While participating in Boston’s Emerson University, he became a charter person in the school’s Comedy Workshop, and spent five years teaching on the organization pursuing graduation. After attaining some success being a stand-up and article writer, in 1990 …

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Ron Geesin

To many rock and roll devotees of advancing years, the name Ron Geesin could be vaguely familiar for but one cause. Whoever has ever carefully scrutinized the credits of Red Floyd’s Atom Center Mother may have a minimum of been momentarily perplexed to learn that the side-long name monitor is …

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Victor Borge

Musical humorist Victor Borge was created Børge Rosenbaum in Copenhagen, Denmark about January 3, 1909; the child of the violinist within the Danish Symphony Orchestra, he started playing piano at age group three, and was quickly hailed as a kid prodigy. On scholarship or grant in the Royal Danish Music …

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Carmen Miranda

The very first Brazilian performer to realize international stardom, singer and actress Carmen Miranda was created Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha on February 9, 1909 in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal, but she grew up in Rio de Janeiro from infancy onward. After giving up school, she started working at …

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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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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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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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