Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce: Sick Humor Of Lenny Bruce

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Lenny Bruce

Title: Sick Humor Of Lenny Bruce
Label: Greyscale

Digitally remastered edition of this groundbreaking album from the controversial comedian. Lenny Bruce was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, and screenwriter. He was renowned for his open, free-style and critical form of comedy which integrated satire, politics, religion, sex, and vulgarity. The lion's share of this 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 at the infamous Ann's 440 Club in San Francisco in the spring of 1958. Following the path of his debut LP, the artist's irreverence - which would by most modern accounts be considered inflammatory, racist, sexist, bigoted, and otherwise socially unacceptable - is captured on the stage as well as on the inventive studio-prepared piece of "poetry in jazz" mental wordplay titled "Psychopathia Sexualis."

1.1 Non Skeddo Flies Again 7.59
1.2 The Kid in the Well 2.58
1.3 Adolph Hitler ; MCA 7.12
1.4 Ike, Sherm ; Nick 6.01
1.5 Psycopathia Sexualis 2.25
1.6 Religions Inc. 9.46

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