It’s Tom Lehrer’s Birthday
by Perry Michael Simon on April 9, 2012
Tom Lehrer turns 84 today. You’ve heard Chris talk on the podcast about how much of a fan he is of the legendary musical satirist, and how influential he was on Chris’ comedy (especially for Hard ‘n’ Phirm). Many of you are surely fans of the professor as well. It’s hard not to be a fan. As for myself, I still have the vinyl ’60s Lehrer albums on Reprise, and they’re among my prized possessions. So, let’s celebrate with some music….
You know “The Elements,” surely:
But there’s so much more.
This should be an international holiday.