Results for - Comedy on Vinyl, Aluminum, and Tape

2,521 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you own any comedy of non-musical nature on vinyl records, CD's (which have an aluminum base), tapes (cassette, eight-track, four-track, reel-to-reel, etc.) and/or ny oher audio recording format(s)?

Yes
18%
452 votes
No
70%
1,758 votes
Unsure
12%
290 votes

2. Below is what's an incomplete list in no real order of solo comedians, duos and troupes by whom I have at least one album or single in any of the formats listed in the first question. Do you have any recordings of them, like their work or would like to own work of theirs?

The Smothers Brothers (granted, most or all or their albums have at least some music on them, but I was initially taken wth their stand-up comedy)
8%
206 votes
Bob Newhart
9%
225 votes
Steve Martin
11%
272 votes
Bill Cosby
11%
276 votes
Bob (Elliot) & Ray (Goulding)
1%
36 votes
(Bob) Hudson & (Ron) Landry
1%
21 votes
The Firesign Theatre
1%
25 votes
Bob Hope
7%
169 votes
Phyllis Diller
5%
118 votes
Mnoty Python
7%
172 votes
The Holy Ghost Players
1%
23 votes
Richard Pryor
8%
207 votes
Henry Gibson
1%
28 votes
Myron Cohen
1%
15 votes
George Carlin
10%
249 votes
Grady Nutt
1%
13 votes
Mike Nichols & Elaine May
1%
26 votes
Jeff Foxworthy
8%
188 votes
Franklyn Ajaye
0%
12 votes
Jerry Clower
1%
26 votes
Adam Sandler
6%
146 votes
Lewis Black
2%
58 votes
Ernie Kovacs
2%
43 votes
Lenny Bruce
2%
40 votes
Judy Tenuta
1%
21 votes
Freddie & Flo (andoe here know their last name/s?)
0%
10 votes
Murray Roman
0%
12 votes
Vauighn Meader
1%
23 votes
Freddie Prinze
2%
51 votes
Nipsey Russell
2%
58 votes
Isaac Air Freight
1%
16 votes
Joan Rivers
5%
115 votes
Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara
4%
88 votes
Rich Little
4%
99 votes
The National Lampoon (some music from them, too, granted) .
3%
65 votes
The Not Ready For Prime Time Players (Satrurday Night Live's first cast)
3%
65 votes
Redd Foxx
5%
130 votes
Emo Phillips
1%
27 votes
Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello)
2%
40 votes
Justin Wilson
1%
13 votes
Archie Campbell
1%
16 votes
Minnie Pearl (Sarah Cannon)
3%
68 votes
Mike Warnke
0%
10 votes
Brother Dave Gardner
0%
9 votes
Jose Jimenez (Bill Dana)
1%
24 votes
Wes Harrison
0%
8 votes
Sam Kininson (a rare kind of regret for me in this list)
2%
49 votes
Jimmy Lynch
0%
8 votes
Norm Crosby
1%
24 votes
Paul Lynde
2%
52 votes
Jack E. Leonard
0%
11 votes
Robert Morse & Charles Nelson Reilly
1%
20 votes
Jack Burns & Avery Schreiber
1%
33 votes
Woody Allen
3%
73 votes
Erma Bombeck (better known as a writer than comediam, but I'm still including her)
3%
78 votes
Rodney Dangerfield
5%
124 votes
Herb Jubirt
0%
9 votes
Morey Amsterdam
1%
22 votes
Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
1%
37 votes
Beyond Ther Fringe (Cook, Moore, and two ther British guys)
1%
22 votes
Lily Tomlin
4%
106 votes
Peter Ustinov
1%
18 votes
Pat Harrington
1%
22 votes
(Marv) Dennis & (Ed) Cree
0%
5 votes
Bill Carty
0%
7 votes
W.C,. Fields (radio and movie excerpts, but it fairly works as stand0-up)
2%
46 votes
Ed Basse
0%
5 votes
Woody Woodbury
0%
8 votes
Jonathan Winters
3%
77 votes
Robin Williams
9%
232 votes
Gilda Radner (solo, apart from Saturday Night Live)
3%
80 votes
Victor Buono
0%
12 votes
Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks
3%
72 votes
Moms Mabley
1%
34 votes
Dennis Miller
2%
46 votes
Flip Wilson
4%
105 votes
Dick Gregory
1%
30 votes
Don Rickles
4%
99 votes
Cheech (Marin) & (Tommy) Chong (some music from them but more spoken)
6%
149 votes
Steven Wright
1%
35 votes
Margaret Cho (another regret?)
1%
29 votes
Shelley Berman
1%
15 votes
David Steinberg
1%
22 votes
Roy D. Mercer
0%
10 votes
Foster Brooks
2%
44 votes
Albert Brooks
1%
28 votes
Stan Freberg (more often accompanied by music than singing himself)
1%
28 votes
Jackie Mason
1%
24 votes
Not Applicable
61%
1,532 votes
Andy Kaufman
2%
52 votes
Sister Cantaluope (Trina Jeffrie)
0%
7 votes
Dickie Goodman
0%
5 votes
Chondra Pierce
1%
18 votes
Bob Stromberg
0%
7 votes
Broderick E. Rice
0%
7 votes
All of the above
2%
42 votes

3. A much shorter list is one of comedy acts by whom I've no recordings but would like in my collection. Do you have or want recordings by any of these people, or at least like their work?

Maria Bamford
1%
32 votes
Tim Conway & Ernie Anderson
6%
159 votes
Demetri Martin
1%
35 votes
Mitch Hedberg
2%
62 votes
Craig Ferguson
4%
88 votes
Ester Steinberg
1%
33 votes
Pat Paulsen
3%
71 votes
Mort Sahl (the first comedian to ever release an album of stand-up material, I believe)
2%
40 votes
Wendy Bagwell
1%
30 votes
Dave Chapelle
7%
165 votes
The Credibility Gap
1%
20 votes
Not Applicable
77%
1,937 votes
Nate Bargatze
1%
22 votes
La Wanda Page
2%
40 votes
Brother Theodiore (Gottlieb)
1%
30 votes
Junior Samples
2%
40 votes
Anyone you'd suggest?;please comment!
2%
54 votes

4. Of the comedy acts by whom you have recordings, have you seen any of them perform in person?

Yes
9%
228 votes
No, and am satisfied with not doing so.
14%
349 votes
No, because everyone by whom I have comedy recordings is dead or no longer performing.
8%
188 votes
No, but there's at least one who's currently active I'd like to see.
9%
223 votes
Not Applicable
60%
1,512 votes
09/21/2019 Music 2521 84 By: jlrake

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