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memories of the ’80s – Party All the Time by Eddie Murphy

Rising high as an actor in comedies in the 1980s, Eddie Murphy tried for a singing career with the song Party All the Time. Murphy had been in 48 Hrs, Trading Places and Beverly Hills Cop when he worked with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Gallagher

Is it really funny to smash fruit? For this comedian, it became a signature part of his routine: Gallagher. Starting his career as a traditional stand-up comedian, Leo Gallagher first worked for fellow comedian/singer Jim Stafford as a road manager. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – George Carlin

This funny man made his mark with seven words – and affected the way we thought about comedy – George Carlin. Establishing himself as a stand-up comedian in the 1960s, Carlin had been successful on radio as a performer and … Continue reading

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