Comedy Legends / Making Comedy History

Making Comedy History
In 2015, with the help of collector Jeff Abraham, Comedy on Vinyl made comedy history when we premiered a long-lost Bob Newhart track, entitled “Paul Revere,” that hadn’t been heard in 50 years, and never in public.  That episode can be heard here:

In 2018, I went on a journey to find long-lost comic Dick Davy, and found out his true identity, speaking with his family, and getting the fullest picture of his life possible.  You can listen to that episode here.

Comedy Legends
Every once in awhile, we’re granted the honor of speaking with the legends of vinyl comedy, and comedy in general.  We try and find the stories that haven’t been told within the life stories you might already know a little about.
Rusty Warren – Queen of the Party Album, feminist, and ground breaker.
Interview, Part 1
Interview, Part 2

Harry Shearer, of The Credibility Gap, Le Show, Spinal Tap, The Simpsons and more.
Listen Here

Tommy Chong
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Neil Innes
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Bermuda Schwartz
, drummer and archivist for Weird Al
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Dr. Demento – the king of comedy records himself.
Listen to Interview

Phil Proctor of the Firesign Theatre.  Groundbreaking sketch comedy, specializing in absurdism, beautiful production design, subversive satire and unexpected silliness.
Listen to Interview

Also, the video of our first in a series on Firesign Theatre’s history, with Phil Proctor.

Peter Shickele (P.D.Q. Bach) – Experimental musician and experimental comedian.
Listen to Interview

Jay Sandrich – In TV since “I Love Lucy,” directed the finale of “The Mary Tyler Moore,” among numerous other landmarks.
Listen to Interview