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Stan Freberg - 93% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Victor Freberg, 7 August 1926, Los Angeles, California, USA. Freberg was a satirist who experienced great popularity during the early 50s in the USA. He pioneered the style of satire and parody later used on such television programmes as Saturday Night Live. He performed on radio and television acted, wrote books as well as his own comedy material, worked in advertis Read more

Ray Stevens - 82% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Christian & Gospel Comedy Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Ray Ragsdale, 24 January 1939, Clarksdale, Georgia, USA. A prolific country pop writer and performer, Stevens’ novelty hits of the 70s and 80s illustrate the history of the fads and crazes of the era. He became a disc jockey on a local station at 15 and the following year recorded ‘Five More Steps’ on the Prep label. Stevens’ first nonsense song, & Read more

Bob Rivers - 79% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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Tom Lehrer - 68% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Andrew Lehrer, 9 April 1928, New York City, New York, USA. Lehrer was a song satirist who also recorded a number of albums during the 50s and 60s. Having graduated from Harvard University, Lehrer then taught mathematics there. Having trained on piano, he began to perform song satires of his own for colleagues at the college. They enjoyed his songs, so Lehrer recorded Read more

Spike Jones - 56% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Big Band & Swing Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Spoken Word Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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Napoleon XIV - 53% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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The pseudonym of US songwriter, performer and recording engineer Jerry Samuels, Napoleon XIV burst into the US/UK Top 10 in the summer of 1966 with the bizarre ‘They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!’. Although clearly a novelty song, its subject matter, mental illness (brought on by the loss of the singer’s dog), prompted a ban on many American radio stat Read more

Jeff Foxworthy - 44% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 September 1958, Hapeville, Georgia, USA. Foxworthy is a highly successful comedian and writer who has appeared on country radio and released a string of platinum-selling albums. He walked out of a successful job at IBM to become a stand-up comedian, developing his famous catchphrase ‘You might be a redneck if...’, an example being: ‘You might be a redneck if Read more

Adam Sandler - 38% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy
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Dr. Demento - 37% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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"Weird Al" Yankovic - 33% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Denis Leary - 32% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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Larry The Cable Guy - 32% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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Bill Cosby - 27% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Jazz R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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C.W. McCall - 26% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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William Fries, 15 November 1928, Audubon, Iowa, USA. Fries loved country music as a child, but had a successful career in advertising in Omaha, culminating in a 1973 campaign for the Metz bread company that involved a truck-driver called C.W. McCall: ‘It was just a name that came out of thin air, ’ says Fries. He had done the voice-over himself and developed the ch Read more

The Simpsons - 25% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Soundtracks
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