Bob Newhart Something Like This... The Bob Newhart Anthology (2-CD)

Something Like This... The Bob Newhart Anthology
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  • CD Details

    • Number of Discs: 2
    • Released:
    • Originally Released: 2001
    • Label: Rhino

    Entertainment Reviews:

    Q - 6/01, p.132
    4 stars out of 5 - "...This excellent 140-minute anthology includes his classic routines 'The Driving Instructor' and 'Bus Drivers School'...along with less famous selections..."

    Tracks on Disc 1:

    • 1.Abe Lincoln Vs. Madison Avenue
    • 2.The Cruise Of The U.S.S. Codfish
    • 3.Merchandising The Wright Brothers
    • 4.Driving Instructor (Pilot Script For A New TV Series)
    • 5.The Grace L. Ferguson Airline (And Storm Door Co.)
    • 6.Bus Drivers School
    • 7.Retirement Party
    • 8.Ledge Psychology
    • 9.Rocket Scientist
    • 10.The Uncle Freddie Show

    Tracks on Disc 2:

    • 1.Introducing Tobacco To Civilization
    • 2.The Siamese Cat
    • 3.Defusing A Bomb
    • 4.A Friend With A Dog
    • 5.The Expectant Father
    • 6.On Poodles And Planes
    • 7.The Man Who Looked Like Hitler
    • 8.King Kong
    • 9.Returning A Gift
    • 10.Buying A House
    • 11.Ben Franklin In Analysis
    • 12.Daddy Of All Hangovers
    • 13.On Trains And Planes
    • 14.Modern Witch Doctor

    Product Description:

    Producers include: Jimmy Hilliard.
    Compilation producer: Bill Inglot.
    Engineers include: Lee Herschberg.
    Recorded between 1960 & 1967.
    Includes liner notes by Bill Inglot and Judy Brown.
    Audio Remasterers: Daniel Hersch; Bill Inglot.
    Liner Note Author: Judy Brown.
    Recording information: Freddie's Club, MN; San Fernando State College, Northridge, CA; The Broadmoor International Center, Colorado Springs, C; The Crystal Room of the Desert Inn, Las Vegas, NV; The hungry i, San Francisco, CA; The Ice House, Pasadena, CA; The Tidelands club, Houston, TX; UCLA; University of California, Los Angeles, CA.
    Editor: Wally Kamin.
    Unique among even the most cutting-edge standup comics of the '60s, Bob Newhart entertained his audiences not with snappy patter and jokes, but with long monologues in which his voice represented one side of a conversation, the other side left to the listener's imagination. This idiosyncratic format proved endlessly adaptable, as Newhart spun seemingly endless scenarios from it. Before he became a beloved TV star with the Bob Newhart Show, he released several popular comedy albums, from which the best moments have been culled for inclusion on this definitive two-disc compilation. Whether he's advising Abraham Lincoln, confronting King Kong, or getting blitzed at a retirement party (among other comedic situations to be found here), Newhart employs his patented mild-mannered, "button-down" personality to subtle but sharp comic effect.

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    Product Info

    • Sales Rank: 64,362
    • UPC: 081227674229
    • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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