Saturday, September 19, 2009

Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In - TV Show Soundtrack

1. Cuckoo Laugh-In World
2. Monologue and Cocktail Party
3. New Talent
4. Personality of the Week
5. News Past, Present, and Future
6. Etcetera
7. Halftime
8. Here Come da Judge
9. Cocktail Party
10. Sock It to Me
11. Mod Mod World
12. Cuckoos
13. Goodnight Dick


marram62 said...

marram62 said...

R.I.P. - Henry Gibson (September 21, 1935 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor and songwriter, best known as a cast member of Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In and for his recurring role as Judge Clark Brown on Boston Legal.

Gibson spent three years as part of the Laugh-In television show's cast. He often played "The Poet," reciting poems with "sharp satirical or political themes". Gibson would emerge from behind a stage flat, wearing a Nehru jacket and "hippie" beads and holding an outlandishly large artificial flower. He would state the "[Title of poem] — by Henry Gibson", bow stiffly from the waist, recite his poem, and return behind the flat. Gibson's routine was so memorable that John Wayne actually performed it once in his own inimitable style: "The Sky — by John Wayne. The Sky is blue/The Grass is green/Get off your butt/And join the Marines!", whereupon Wayne left the scene by smashing through the flat. Gibson also regularly appeared in the "Cocktail Party" segments as a Catholic priest, sipping tea. He would put the cup on the saucer, recite his one-liner in a grave and somber tone, then go back to sipping tea. He also made recurring appearances in the 1969-1974 anthology Love, American Style....

DJ Useo said...

Thanks for this.I guess nowadays they should call it 'laugh-on',as we still enjoy it.

marram62 said...

you're welcome......enjoy!

Anonymous said...

Thank You for sharing this great album. I watched (and laughed) at this show, when it first ran on NBC, starting in early 1968. Hearing this again brings back fond memories.