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Tom Lehrer - 100% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word
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

Ray Stevens - 83% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Christian & Gospel Comedy Comedy Country & Bluegrass Funk 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

Adam Sandler - 63% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy
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"Weird Al" Yankovic - 46% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stan Freberg - 44% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy 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

Napoleon XIV - 43% 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

Spike Jones - 31% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Spoken Word Television
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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Bob Rivers - 27% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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Steve Martin - 24% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Bonzo Dog Band - 23% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Monty Python - 22% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Comedy Soundtracks Spoken Word
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George Formby - 18% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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George Hoy Booth, 26 May 1904, Wigan, Lancashire, England, d. 6 March 1961, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. The son of George Formby, a successful Edwardian Music Hall comedian, George Hoy was an apprentice jockey before following in his father’s footsteps when he died in 1921. At first he worked under his real name and offered what he believed to be an imitation of hi Read more

The Muppets - 16% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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The Simpsons - 16% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Soundtracks TV Theme
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William Shatner - 15% match to Allan Sherman

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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While it’s tempting to dismiss the musical ramblings of William Shatner as mere novelty, as with the self-deprecating man himself, the true nature of Shatner’s recordings is darker, more complex. While it’s hard to take his Captain Kirk-era album THE TRANSFORMED MAN, with all its pompous poetry and oddball psychedelics, too seriously, his 21st Century work with B Read more


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