1 CD / Hallmark / 2013-01-29Artists: Michael Bentine
1 CD / Hallmark / 2012-09-25Tracks: Non Skeddo Flies Again; Kid In the Well, The; Adolph Hitler and the M.C.A.; Ike Sherm and Nick; Psychopathia Sexualis; Religions Inc.
Artists: Lenny Bruce
The lion's share of his second full-length release, The Sick Humor of Lenny Bruce (1959), seems to have been gleaned from a bountiful cache of recordings that Bruce documented during a multi-week run ...continue...
1 CD / Hallmark / 2012-09-25Tracks: Rocket Scientist; Tourist Meets Khruschev; Uncle Freddie Show, The; Television Commercials; Seven Lost Cities of the Incas, The; Herb Philbrick-Counter Spy; African Movie, The
Artists: Bob Newhart
In the early 1960s, long before sitcom stardom, with his mild manners and tortoise pacing, Bob Newhart became one of the most unlikely comedy superstars. BEHIND THE BUTTON-DOWN MIND OF BOB NEWHART (19...continue...
1 CD / Hallmark / 2011-09-27Artists: Kenneth Williams/Fenella Fielding
As an original cast recording of the British comedy revue Pieces of Eight, this EP's four sketches feature Kenneth Williams sparring with an assortment of other characters with different accents and c...continue...
1 CD / Hallmark / 2011-04-26Tracks: Goodness Gracious Me; Smith; Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo; Ukelele Lady; Setting Fire to the Policeman; Bangers and Mash; Oh! Lady Be Good; To Keep My Love Alive; Why Worry?; Grandpa's Grave; I Fell in Love wit...
Artists: Peter Sellers/Sophia Loren
Much (though not all) of this was recorded with Sophia Loren, who had just co-starred with Sellers in The Millionairess. Although it's certainly amusing, this doesn't rank as high as his earlier album...continue...
1 CD / Hallmark / 2011-04-26Tracks: Abe Lincoln vs Madison Avenue; Cruise of the U.S.S. Codfish, The; Merchandising the Wright Brothers; Krushchev Landing Rehearsal, The; Driving Instructor; Nobody Will Ever Play Baseball
Artists: Bob Newhart
Solo performer: Bob Newhart (spoken vocals).
Recorded live at The Tidelands Club, Houston, Texas. Includes liner notes by Dan Sorkin.
All material written by Bob Newhart.
1 CD / Hallmark / 2011-03-14Artists: The Goons
1 CD / Hallmark / 2010-09-20Artists: Tom Lehrer
In 1959, when the so-called "sick humor" of Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, and Shelley Berman was the new rage among America's hipsters (and would-be hipsters), the acid-penned musical satire of Tom Lehrer d...continue...