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Allan Sherman - 60% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Comedy
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Allan Copelon, 30 November 1924, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 21 November 1973, Los Angeles, California, USA. Allan Sherman enjoyed a lucrative career during the 60s with his self-penned parodies of popular and folk songs. After his parents’ 1930 divorce, Sherman lived with his mother and attended 21 different schools in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Miami. After att Read more

Monty Python - 39% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Comedy Soundtracks Spoken Word
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"Weird Al" Yankovic - 35% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Simpsons - 25% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Soundtracks TV Theme
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Ray Stevens - 21% match to Tom Lehrer

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

Stan Freberg - 21% match to Tom Lehrer

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

Bob Rivers - 18% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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Adam Sandler - 17% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy
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Bonzo Dog Band - 16% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Spike Jones - 16% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Spoken Word Television
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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Flight of the Conchords - 11% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Musical comedy act formed in the late 90s by college friends Bret McKenzie (29 June 1976, New Zealand) and Jemaine Clement (b. 10 January 1974, New Zealand). The duo’s unerring ear for musical parody and their penchant for visual gags was established in their early live shows and quickly struck a chord with music and comedy audiences. By the turn of the new millennium t Read more

King Missile - 11% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the more arresting crop of late 80s/early 90s underground bands drawn from New York, USA, the various line-up of King Missile have revolved around by vocalist and spoken word/poetry maverick John S. Hall. His early albums (credited to King Missile (Dog Fly Religion)) for Kramer’s Shimmy-Disc label were expanded in sound by the latter’s auxiliary musicianship an Read more

Napoleon XIV - 11% match to Tom Lehrer

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

The Rutles - 11% match to Tom Lehrer

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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The product of satirists Neil Innes (9 December 1944, Danbury, Essex, England) and Eric Idle (b. 29 March 1943, South Shields, Tyne And Wear, England), formerly of the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and the comedy team Monty Python’s Flying Circus respectively, the Rutles was an affectionate and perceptive parody of the Beatles’ career. The project is now rightly regarded, Read more


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