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Tom Lehrer

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S5E216 - Tom Lehrer 'More of Tom Lehrer' with Jeff Greenstein

That Record Got Me High Podcast

Emmy-winning writer Jeff Greenstein (Friends, Will & Grace, Parenthood, Desperate Housewives) knows a thing or two about comedy. So it's no surprise that a record that got HIM high as a young impressionable adolescent ALSO made him laugh. A lot. The songs on 'More of Tom Lehrer' by singer-songwriter/satirist Tom Lehrer combine wickedly-clever wordplay with an absurdist - at times dark - sense of humor that clearly influenced Jeff's future work.  "And we will all go together when we go..." Songs featured in this episode: I'll Be There For You (Theme from 'Friends') - The Rembrandts; Sail Away - Randy Newman; Country Song (Pandering) - Bo Burnham; Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, Bright College Days, National Brotherhood Week - Tom Lehrer; Stein Song - Rudy Vallee; Homeward Bound - Tufts Beelzebubs; Land Of The Glass Pinecones - Human Sexual Response; A Christmas Carol - Tom Lehrer; O Tannenbaum - Vince Guaraldi Trio; The Elements - Tom Lehrer; I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major General - Gilbert & Sullivan; Oedipus Rex, In Old Mexico, Clementine - Tom Lehrer; Clementine - Jan & Dean; It Makes a Fellow Proud to Be a Soldier, She's My Girl - Tom Lehrer; Rockaway Beach - Ramones; Crazy - R.E.M.; Venus In Furs - The Velvet Underground; The Masochism Tango - Tom Lehrer; Kiss Of Fire - Caterina Valente; We Will All Go Together When We Go - Tom Lehrer; My Bologna - Weird Al Yankovic; Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life - Eric Idle; We Will All Go Together When We Go - Red Leicester Choir

1hr 9mins

26 Mar 2022

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Tom Lehrer to ? with Dave Forman and Briana White of Plate It Pittsburgh

Drunkard's Walk

Come along with Matt and Jethro as they travel to tasty parts unknown with Briana White and Dave Forman of the streaming show Plate It Pittsburgh. Available on the Very Local app on your Roku, Fire Stick, and other devices!Also, don't forget to nominate Drunkard's Walk for Best Podcast in Pittsburgh Magazine's Best of the Burgh!https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/best-of-the-burgh-readers-poll-2022/?fbclid=IwAR0LzzsmufVpLGyVLli8RMFzuuvu4NP5L5NauHLN1xEcPZ_Yqv_FGJrtdJo#/gallery/?group=408069

1hr 8mins

22 Mar 2022

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Tom Lehrer: Poisoning Pigeons in the Park

David Newland

Must Hear Music segment from the Morning Show on Northumberland 89.7


11 Feb 2022

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Enjoy Stuff: The Genius of Tom Lehrer

RetroZap Podcast Network

Tom Lehrer was an American songwriter and satirist whose songs have been making audiences laugh for decades. His dark humor and sharp wit made people think about some heavy issues of the day, from war to politics. Let's learn about Tom Lehrer on Enjoy Stuff - A TechnoRetro Podcast

30 Aug 2021

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#85 The Letters episode - Tom Lehrer, Vegan Ice Kreme

Lofty Pursuits

Greg answers some great letters one about Vegan Ice Cream that we make at Lofty Pursuits, the other on Tom Lehrer and the website greg runs. YT: http://Youtube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: http://www.pd.net Tom Lehrer: http://www.TomLehrer.org


8 Jun 2021

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Soviet bone records, Tom Lehrer, and music for your nuclear protest with Tim & Joanna Smolko

My Nuclear Life

In this episode of My Nuclear Life, host Shelly Lesher speaks with Tim and Joanna Smolko, authors of Atomic Tunes: The Cold War in American and British Popular Music. They discuss atomic music across the decades including how music influenced The Women’s March for Peace, how Soviet’s made records out of x-ray films, and how David Hasselhoff became a Cold War icon. Listen along with the Spotify Playlist or at YouTube. Visit us at: mynuclearlife.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/mynuclearlife

1hr 7mins

11 May 2021

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Tom Lehrer and The Topp Twins

The Music Show

Saturday 3 April: Two gems from archives— satirist Tom Lehrer on why you can't be bitter and funny at the same time, and two of New Zealand's greatest yodelling singer songwriters.


3 Apr 2021

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Tom Lehrer

The Bad Piano Player

This week the Bad Piano Player features one of his idols, the immensely witty and wonderful Tom Lehrer. Will it include an interview? Tune in to find out! 


2 Mar 2021

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The Musical Wit and Wisdom of Mr. Tom Lehrer

Parson’s Nose Radio Theater

A twenty minute tribute by Hoyt Hilsman to the irreverent wit and musical brilliance of Mr. Tom Lehrer. "The Vatican Rag", "Werner von Braun", "New Math" and "The Elements" were just a few of his smart, sometimes wicked contributions to the 1950s coffeehouse scene of Dave Brubeck, Mort Sahl, Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Written by Hoyt Hilsman. Performed a bit by Lance Davis. Sound by Dave Bennett. Give a listen!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pntradio/support


2 Feb 2021

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Episode 356 – Paul Sabourin on An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer

The Comedy On Vinyl Podcast

He’s one half of Paul and Storm and he’s a huge Tom Lehrer fan.  We break down some of his favorite comedy songwriting techniques and how Lehrer inspired Paul’s early comedic songrwriting. Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Worden Guest: Paul Sabourin paulandstorm.com An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer on Vinyl Please subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks. ©2011-2021 StolenDress Entertainment

1hr 2mins

20 Jan 2021