This alphabetical list is limited to comedians who also played an instrument
onstage. .... Sinbad- guitar Alexis Simmonds - Singer and plays Ukulele.
Arthur Godfrey was famous for playing the ukulele. ... Who is the former comedian
from the 1950s and 1960s that played an ukulele in his act? Who is the former ...
Aug 24, 2016 ... His mother, Rae Lewis, played piano for the New York City radio station WOR
and was ... He devised a comedy routine known as the "Record Act" in which he
mimed and ... However, by the mid-1950s their partnership and friendship began
to fray as ... The band had a string of top-ten hits in the mid-1960s.
Mar 15, 2011 ... Like the comedian Norman Wisdom in the 1950s, he played on the British love of
... around, corny jokes and repetitive strumming of his ukulele ... racing, George
decided to try his luck by performing his father's old act on stage. .... dining at the
same NYC restaurant as his former flame Rihanna Date night.
Bill Irwin - comedy in vaudeville was not dependent upon historical precedent.
Pantos - English ... P.T. Barnum - bar room vaudeville house - freak acts ... Zeb
Carver & his country cousins ... Live Black Comedians had to wear blackface until
1950s ... Black performers were not allowed to stay in the hotels they played.
Kingston Ukulele Society - Songs - 1960's. ... (play along video); Comedy Tonight
Written by Stephen Sondheim, 1962, for the musical A Funny Thing Happened ...
Aug 8, 2008 ... Tiny Tim had a 1968 hit with his ukulele version of “Tiptoe Through the Tulips
With Me,” which played as something of a parody of 1950s earnestness, and ...
When Mr. Beloff, a former associate publisher of Billboard magazine, became ... It
delivers a similar message to the 1960s peace anthem “Give Peace ...
Apr 24, 2010 ... American vaudeville and comedy act of the early to mid–20th ... Late 1960s One-
hit wonder band from the UK. ... The band was formed by the Who's Pete
Townsend as a vehicle for the Who's former roadie, John "Speedy" Keen's songs.
... was an American singer, ukulele player, and musical archivist.
Apr 12, 2011 ... Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, Tiny Tim developed ... (The comedian
Groucho Marx also used this song as part of his own act, ... In 1986/87 he starred
as a ukulele-playing psycho clown in the cult .... He had three of the former in
marriage, and thousands of the latter ... Played the Royal Albert Hall.
Jan 13, 2016 ... The dog tags Farr wears on the show are his actual dog tags. .... Bland returned
to the United Kingdom in 1935, settling in Kent, and in the 1950s retired to
Cornwall. .... It was hosted by comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin and .....
dramatic actors performing monologues from plays, and circus acts were ...