Content tagged 'Spoken Word'
My Son The Nut (Album of the Day)
After a pair of LPs steeped in Jewish humor, Allan Sherman broadened his comedic approach with MY SON THE NUT, and the third time proved the charm. The 1963 Warner Bros. collection spent nearly two months at No.1 on the Billboard album chart, a remarkable feat even in the golden age of comedy records. “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter from Camp)” just missed the top spot on the singles chart - and won a Grammy to boot - and though it's the most famous track here, Sherman's dozen song parodies are all sly gems, lampooning such timeless topics as suburbia, the English language and weight loss. The million-selling MY SON THE NUT was the pinnacle of Allan Sherman's career, and decades later still brings smiles to listeners' faces.