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Comedy Reviews - CD - Bill Cosby - Bill Cosby Is A Funny Fellow, Right!

Bill Cosby Is A Funny Fellow, Right!
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Bill Cosby
When I Was A Kid
Warner Brothers 1518
1963

"Bill Cosby Is A Funny Fellow, Right! ? Is probably the Bill Cosby album or comedy cd everyone is most familiar with because this is the Bill Cosby comedy cd that contains his classic and memorable Noah bit comprised of Noah: Right! Noah: And The Neighbor, and Noah: Me And You, Lord. I have yet to meet anyone of my generation who is not familiar with this funny story.

Again, Bill Cosby Is A Funny Fellow, Right is a comedy album I have owned on vinyl record, cassette, and now cd and will probably own in whatever format in comes out on next. Cosby?s ability to put you in the moment and find the lighter side to the destruction of the earth is what makes him the most talented comic around.

His ability to do various voices and sounds (ooooompah, ooooooompah oooompah) allows him to play all the characters and tools he needs to do this story.

This album is another classic Cosby comedy cd you should and must share with your kids. Some of the tracks will over their heads Hoof And Mouth for example, but all of the album is clean and funny, a safe listen for long car trips or plane trips that will keep the kids occupied not with some video game that excludes you but in a world you are familiar with and that you can share with them. You could even tell them about the time you first heard these stories and how they made you feel.

It is on Bill Cosby Is A Funny Fellow, Right! that Cosby also starts to expand his world to include the world of grownups and their foibles. The Difference Between Men and Women? and A Nut In Every Car come to mind.

One of the earliest of Bill Cosby's brilliant oeuvre, this is definitely a comedy cd on anyone?s must own list. I doubt there is a stand up comic anywhere who has not heard the Noah skid and wishes he or she could pull something like that off.

BILL COSBY IS A VERY FUNNY FELLOW: RIGHT!
Track list

  1. A Nut IN Every Car
  2. Toss Of The Coin
  3. Little Tiny Hairs
  4. Noah: Right!
  5. Noah: And The Neighbor
  6. Noah: Me And You, Lord
  7. Superman
  8. Hoof And Mouth
  9. Greasy Kid Stuff
  10. The Difference Between Men And Women
  11. Pep Talk
  12. Karate

 

Richard Lanoie

Other Bill Cosby Reviews

Oh, Baby: another very good if different Cosby cd. 1991 on the Geffen label.

When I Was A Kid: When I Was A Kid, originally released on the Uni label in 1971 and now available on Geffen, is a collection of childhood stories from Bill Cosby' s stand-up days after he left the Warner Brothers label.

The Very Best of Bill Cosby: definitely not the very best of Bill Cosby.

To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With: Title track worth the price of the CD

Wonderfulness: Contains Chicken Heart, Go Karts, Tonsils and other good stuff

It's True! It's True!: A high school student could have done a better job with an old cassette copy, a tin can, and a piece of string

200 MPH: another classic though lesser-known Bill Cosby comedy CD

I Started Out As A Child: Contains Street Football and Lone Ranger, the rest of minor interest

Revenge: Features three back-to-back absolute classics: Cool Covers, 9th Street Bridge, Buck Buck

The Bill Cosby Collection: contains some of his most offbeat and hard to find stand-up comedy bits.

Why Is There Air?: Bill Cosby comedy CD contains $75 Car, Shop, and other good stuff

Himself: Bill Cosby DVD with The Dentist, Brain Damage, Naturan Child Birth, Chocolate Cake For Breakfast and other good stuff.

Ghost Dad: almost decent family fare

Leonard Part 6: 1987 Golden Raspberry Award winner for worst picture

Bill Cosby - Just For Laughs 2006: A giant show by the giant of comedy

Cosby And The Kids: The best Bill Cosby stand-up comedy CD compilation.

The Cosby Show - Season 3: A classic situation comedy that was excellent in its early years.

Bill Cosby - Montreal, July 25th 2009: This comedy giant is still a giant.

Icon: Nothing new if you already have other Cosby CDs

Far From Finished CD Version: The Master is in fine form and old school.

Far From Finished - Blu-ray: Brilliant. The video version includes a forty-eight minute interview but not the two bonus tracks from the CD



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