An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer ()

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Track Listing
  1. Poisoning Pigeons in the Park
  2. Bright College Days
  3. A Christmas Carol
  4. The Elements
  5. Oedipus Rex
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  1. Poisoning Pigeons in the Park
  2. Bright College Days
  3. A Christmas Carol
  4. The Elements
  5. Oedipus Rex
  6. In Old Mexico
  7. Clementine
  8. It Makes a Fellow Proud to Be a Soldier
  9. She's My Girl
  10. The Masochism Tango
  11. We Will All Go Together When We Go
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In 1959, when the so-called "sick humor" of Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, and Shelley Berman was the new rage among America's hipsters (and would-be hipsters), the acid-penned musical satire of Tom Lehrer doubtless seemed to be daring indeed, as he worked his audiences for laughs with tunes like "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park," "Oedipus Rex," and "The Masochism Tango." Thankfully Lehrer's humor still works well thanks to its considerable skill and its charm, even if its ability to shock isn't what it once was. Recorded before an ...

An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer 1990, Reprise

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