Laughter is the best medicine


Today’s pro­gramme fea­tures some of the com­e­dy music from Edward Pearse’s col­lec­tion. Known for his deep appre­ci­a­tion of Weird Al Yankovic (some would say obses­sion) through to com­e­dy clas­sics of artists like Dan­ny Kaye and Tom Lehrer. Often spend­ing time track­ing down the cor­rect artists for assort­ed com­e­dy songs that peo­ple have attrib­uted to Yankovic or Bob Rivers.

Today’s broad­cast includes music by Ogden Edsl, Stan Free­burg, Bil­ly Con­nol­ly, Julie Brown, Kip Adot­ta, The Firm, Allan Sher­man, George Car­lin, Eric Idle, Palast Orch­ester, Jonathan Coul­ton and the ever pop­u­lar “And Many More”.

There is some strong lan­guage, but it’s good for you. Hold your nose and swal­low.

From the Library is pro­duced by Radio Riel in con­junc­tion with the Alexan­dri­an Free Library Con­sor­tium of Sec­ond Life. You can lis­ten to the pro­gramme now in-world at http://music.radioriel.org, or click one of the but­tons below. Today’s pro­gramme is pre­sent­ed by Edward Pearse.

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For more infor­ma­tion on the Alexan­dri­an Free Library, cur­rent exhibits and the work of Con­sor­tium mem­bers in gen­er­al, please vis­it the Alexan­dri­an Free Library web­site, or one of their branch­es in-world

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