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Lawrence began performing during the depression in the 1930s, and had made his way to performing on the radio by 1943. He became popular doing comic impressions, and by the early 1950's he performed in lesser-known clubs and did bit parts on live television shows. He also performed in Broadway productions and shows during this time. In September 1956, a single entitled "The Old Philosopher" rose to the Billboard Top 40 chart, a rare distinction for a comedy record by a little-known performer. It turned out to be a one-hit wonder for Eddie Lawrence, but nonetheless paved the way.
Eddie Lawrence (born Lawrence Eisler; March 2, 1919 – March 25, 2014) was an American monologist, actor, singer, lyricist, playwright, artist, director and television personality, whose unique comic creation, the eternally optimistic Old Philosopher, gained him a devoted cult following for over five decades. Jennifer Lawrence Shocked By Eddie Redmayne's Early Model Photos - The Graham Norton Show. K-Ci & JoJo - Life.
Текст песни Eddie Lawrence – "The Old Philosopher". Ya say ya lost your job today?, Ya say its 4 . and your kids aintt home from school yet?, Ya say your wife went out for a corned. The Merry Old Philosopher. Is that whats on your mind, cousin? REFRAIN And now, this is the old philosopher saying, so long, folks.
1. The Old Philosopher. 2. The Good Old Days (Rock and Roll). 3. The Jazzy Old Philosopher. Listen to The Old Philosopher in full in the this site app. Play on this site.
Listen to the biggest hits from Eddie "The Old Philosopher" Lawrence, including The Old Philosopher, Merry Old Philosopher No. 3, Merry Old Philosopher No. 1, and more on Slacker Radio. A veteran of the Borscht Belt circuit, Lawrence quickly found his niche with his character the Old Philosopher, scoring several comedy hits and making "Is that what's bothering you, bunkie?" a catchphrase of the '50s. Adept at multiple voices, his non-philosopher sketches find him doing dialogs with himself, no small achievement. Born Lawrence Eisler in Brooklyn, New York, he began performing at the end of the Depression 1930s
LyricsThe Jazzy Old Philosopher.
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|A||–Eddie Lawrence||The Merry Old Philosopher
Music By [Musical Accompaniment Supplied By] – The Five Reindeer
|B||–Eddie Lawrence As Charlie Scrooge*||That Holiday Spirit
Performer [With] – The Four Thrushes And A Lush
- Written-By – Eddie Lawrence
|9-61915||Eddie Lawrence||The Merry Old Philosopher (7", Single)||Coral||9-61915||Canada||1957|