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06:45

Tom Lehrer: '60s Satirist Still Strikes A Chord.

Lehrer, whose topical songs include "Pollution" and "The Vatican Rag," is the subject of a new multimedia release called The Tom Lehrer Collection. David Bianculli reviews the two-disc set, which includes Lehrer's greatest hits and never-before-seen concert footage.

12:29

Fresh Air Comedy Week: Comedienne Carol Leifer.

Comedian Carol Leifer. She's been a regular as a stand up on Late Night With David Letterman, and a writer for Saturday Night Live. She also has written for comedy pal (and former boyfriend) Jerry Seinfeld -- some say the character of Elaine is based on Leifer. (Originally broadcast 12/15/93.)

23:34

Dave Frishberg in Concert.

We rebroadcast a 1991 live concert with jazz pianist, singer, and lyricist Dave Frishberg. Frishberg's long been known for his satirical songs, such as "My Attorney Bernie," and "I'm Hip" (written with Bob Dorough), and the "I'm a Bill" segment for ABC's Schoolhouse Rock series. A record of his songs is "Quality Time" (Sterling Records), and a new record of standards (as pianist) with singer Rebecca Kilgore is "Looking At You." (PHD Music, Portland, Oregon). (Rebroadcast from (9/12/91).

16:30

Comedienne Carol Leifer.

Comedienne Carol Leifer. She's been a longstanding regular as a stand up on Late Night With David Letterman, and a writer for Saturday Night Live. This year, she writes for comedy pal (and former boyfriend) Jerry Seinfeld -- some say the character of Elaine is based on Leifer. Last year she produced "Gaudy, Bawdy & Blue", a fictional recreation of the great "Blue" comediennes of the sixties: Belle Barth, Pearl Williams, and Rusty Warren (who's XXX-rated "Knockers Up" album sold six million copies in 1960).

23:27

Dave Frishberg in Concert.

A live concert with jazz pianist, singer, and lyricist Dave Frishberg. Frishberg's long been known for his satirical songs, such as "My Attorney Bernie," and "I'm Hip." His latest album, "Classics," is a collection of some of his best-known songs from previous albums. (It's on Concord Jazz records). (Rebroadcast. Original date 9/12/91).

23:15

Dave Frishberg in Concert.

A live concert with jazz pianist, singer, and lyricist Dave Frishberg. Frishberg's long been known for his satirical songs, such as "My Attorney Bernie," and "I'm Hip." His new album, "Classics," is a collection of some of his best-known songs from previous albums. (It's on Concord Jazz records).

10:00

Interview and Performance with David Frishberg, Part 1.

Jazz singer, songwriter David Frishberg. This is the first part of two-part interview. Throughout the 60s, Frishberg wrote songs like "I'm Hip" and "Peel Me a Grape." Then in the early 70s, he started singing his own songs. Frishberg will also perform a few of his songs throughout the interview. (Rebroadcast. Original broadcast on March, 4, 1988.)

06:54

Britian's Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.

Rock historian Ed Ward profiles one of the most eccentric rock groups from the other side of the Atlantic - the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band (circa late 1960s). They infused their music with a typically British brand of humor, such as that associated with Monty Python's Flying Circus.

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