Comedy - Shel Silverstein gathering (where walk ends)

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Rambam1776 note – There are several other Shel Silverstein albums – I would be appreciative if anyone with others would outburst them and/or unite to them here.

Biography by Bruce Eder
Shel Silverstein was one of those rare «multi-threat» artists — composer, minstrel, cartoonist, illustrator, designer — with average successes in all of those areas. Born in Chicago in 1930, Sheldon Alan Silverstein first attracted mind during his army assignment, in Japan and Korea, when he became a cartoonist for the U.S. Army fortnightly Stars & Stripes. After returning to civilian moving spirit story, he made a business of his living selling hot dogs at Chicago«s two ballparks, and, according to a 1961 publisher»s biography, set a platter confidentially for the of hot dogs sold at Thursday tenebriousness games. He also began depiction cartoons for magazines such as Look, Sports Illustrated, and This Week, but it was when he joined Man About Town arsenal in mid-«50s that his name started getting known nationally. The arsenal was then on the mordant crabbed of average discrimination, and Silverstein»s cartoons, which appeared in every outflow from 1957 through the mid-'70s, with their derisive and disturbing happy, were some of the sharpest occupation in there.

During the up to the minute «50s, Silverstein also began exploring other areas of creativity, including penmanship and music. He recorded an LP, Bewhiskered Jazz, for Elektra Records, which featured two genuine songs as well as his interpretations, as a minstrel, of a bracket of jazz standards. It was the first of a dozen albums that Silverstein would cut in the course of an powerful life»s occupation of more than two decades in music, mordant across all genres — his next album, Clandestine Populace Songs, was a distinctly comedic look at the at the crack-«60s populace music blast and all of its aide absurdities, which included the genuine side of «The Unicorn Tune,» and he followed that up with a three of LPs for Chess Records» gradual characterization, Cadet Records. During this every so often old-fashioned, apart from his occupation as a arsenal illustrator, Silverstein was rococo as an designer — his cartoons appeared in post decorum, including Now Here«s My (Simon & Schuster) and Grip Your Socks (Ballantine), and he wrote a thriving children»s post, The Lion Post. Additionally, he appeared regularly on as a musician and actor on The Jean Shephard Corroborate and as a hebdomadal with Roger Assay on video receiver. He also performed, as a minstrel and banjo performer, as business of Papa Bue«s Danish Viking New Orleans Jazz Set and as a on one»s own act.

Centre Of his literary successes, which included Uncle Shelby ABZ Post, Uncle Shelby«s Zoo, and Giraffe and a Half, all of which were aimed at children, Silverstein also established himself as a songwriter. A match up of his compositions, «The First Battalion» and «You»re Wasting Your Every So Often Old-Fashioned Trying to Total Me Balance Down,« were recorded by Bob Gibson and Hamilton Tent, during the at the crack «60s, but »The Unicorn Tune,« from his own Clandestine Populace Songs album, with dispatch achieved a moving spirit story of its own when the Irish Rovers turned it into a large ecumenical hit. The Brothers Four also remnants triumph recording Silverstein»s »25 Minutes to Go,« but it was in 1967, when Johnny Currency enjoyed massy triumph with his side of Silverstein«s »A Boy Named Sue,« that he achieved stardom as a songwriter. RCA Records afterward issued an album of Silverstein»s music using that tune as the subhead smell. Silverstein«s most influential album from this every so often old-fashioned, however, and his most thriving was Freakin» at the Freakers Ball, released in 1973, in which he turned his unfavourable, derisive eyes toward the counterculture, hippies, and radicals of all stripes. A year before that, however, he saw a new enclosing of triumph upon as a songwriter with »Sylvia«s Mom,» an over-the-top utopian threnody that reached five on the charts and turned its artists, Dr. By One Way & the Remedy Corroborate, into stars; the set, who played on Freakin» at the Freaker«s Ball, afterward hit even bigger with the satiric «The Comforter of the Rolling Stone,» also written by Silverstein, and the set was the chief instrument for Silverstein»s music for the remnants of the 1970s. His tune «Don«t Persuade a Measure to the One You Darling Most,» from Freakin» at the Freakers Ball, was later adopted as a core in different anti-genital cancer campaigns.

Even as he was acclaimed in experienced mellifluous circles for his derisive and mature-oriented songs, however, Silverstein was a best-selling designer of children«s books, including Falling Up (1996), The Missing Chiding (1982), Where the Footpath Ends (1981), A Unveil in the Attic (1981), and most long-standing of all, The Giving Tree (1964), which has remained in type almost continuously for nigh unto to 40 years. He also wrote a abuse, Tempestuous Moving Spirit Story, that had its off-Broadway introduction in 1983 to bellow reviews, and he earned an Oscar nomination as a songwriter for «I»m Checking Out,» which he wrote for the 1990 Mike Nichols blur Postcards from the Crabbed. His songs were also used in such movies as Ned Kelly, Coal Miner's Daughter, Hearts of Fervency, and Things Novelty. The dialect birth b deliver cursed a one of a kind and ace artist when Silverstein died of a sentiment assail at his well-informed in in Key West in May 1999.
Boy Named Sue and His Other Provinces Songs
1. Alimoney
2. Besmirched Ol' Me
3. Cloudy Sky
4. Drop-Kick It Again
5. Someday's Here
6. Every So Often Old-Fashioned
7. Boy Named Sue
8. Inadequate Way Of Getting Over Me
9. Somebody Shawl My Rig
10. Comin' After Jinny
11. Full Knowledge Romanticist
12. Bigtime
The Best of Shel Silverstein: His Words His Songs His Friends
1. A Unveil In The Attic Shel Silverstein 0:26
2. A Fa Row Place To Heed Ole Johnny Chant Shel Silverstein 3:55
3. Freakin« At The Freakers» Ball Dr. By One Way & The Remedy Corroborate 2:48
4. Monsters I've Met Shel Silverstein 0:35
5. The Unicorn The Irish Rovers 3:16 Album Only
6. The Dragon Of Grindly Grun Shel Silverstein 1:01
7. Marie Lavaux Bobby Exposed 3:11
8. Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Gallant Would Not Take the Swill Out Shel Silverstein 2:36
9. Sylvia's Mom Dr. By One Way & The Remedy Corroborate 3:52
10. The Taker Kris Kristofferson 3:16
11. Homework Motor Shel Silverstein 0:47
12. Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Divert Me Too Shel Silverstein 1:52
13. Crowded Tub Shel Silverstein 0:18
14. Tor «N» Tossing Set Shel Silverstein 1:14
15. The Comforter Of «Rolling Stone» Dr. By One Way & The Remedy Corroborate 2:55
16. Daddy What If Bobby Exposed 2:42
17. Zebra Consideration B Questionable Shel Silverstein 0:44
18. Susceptible Shel Silverstein 2:29 Album Only
19. A Unite More Years Willie Nelson 4:05
20. Peanut-Butter Sandwich Shel Silverstein 3:34
21. Movie Queen Of The Polished Dollar Dr. By One Way & The Remedy Corroborate 4:46
22. The Generals Shel Silverstein 1:51
23. I Got Stoned And I Missed It Shel Silverstein 3:10
24. A Boy Named Sue Johnny Currency 3:46
25. Boa Constrictor Shel Silverstein 1:13
26. 26 Second Tune Shel Silverstein 0:30
I«m So Substantial That I Don»t Have to Go On About!
1. Talk
2. I Once Knew a Strife
3. Ever Lovin' Motor
4. Lookin' for Myself
5. Ugliest Man in Metropolis
6. I«m So Substantial That I Don»t Have to Go On About
7. Mermaid
8. I Can't Class As the Sun
9. Susceptible
10. Better Not Ask Me
11. Yowsah!
12. Lemmebesomethin'
13. Testing the Shell

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