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This alphabetical list is limited to comedians who also played an instrument onstage. .... Sinbad- guitar Alexis Simmonds - Singer and plays Ukulele. Retrieved ...

Who is the former comedian from the 1950s and 1960s that played ...


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 ...

Jerry Lewis - Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Comedian ...


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.

George Formby's misery at hands of his frigid, domineering wife ...


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.

Vaudeville - Penn State University


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


Kingston Ukulele Society - Songs - 1960's. ... (play along video); Comedy Tonight Written by Stephen Sondheim, 1962, for the musical A Funny Thing Happened ...

Those Four Irresistible Strings - The New York Times


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 ...

T - Thomas Pynchon Wiki | Inherent Vice


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.

The last days of Tiny Tim | Balder and Dash | Roger Ebert


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.

Sarah's Wiki Corner Blog - WLGZ


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 ...

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Ukelele Ike - Performing Arts Archive


Cliff Edwards (June 14, 1895 – July 17, 1971), also known as "Ukelele Ike", was an ... Vaudeville headliner Joe Frisco hired Edwards as part of his act, which was ... himself a former vaudevillian, enjoyed singing and would harmonize with ... sardonic western comedy The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937), and he played the

IMDb: Most Memorable Supporting and Bit Players -- Male (Golden ...


Apr 23, 2011 ... With the advent of sound Hale played leads in a few films, but soon ... Former stage actor Allen Jenkins became a Warner contract player in the early 30s. .... was one of the top cinema character actors in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. ... He later formed a vaudeville act with his sister Vilma Ebsen, which also ...

IMDb: My Favorite or Most Admired Comedy Actors in Movies - a list ...


Dec 20, 2011 ... Best known for his work in slapstick comedy and detective .... During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. .... Actress, Sister Act ... Becoming popular with playing the ukulele, his unique singing and ... into character roles in dozens of films from the 1920s to the 1960s.