Mort Sahl

Mort Sahl

Profile:
Morton Lyon "Mort" Sahl (born May 11, 1927) is a Canadian-born American comedian and actor, widely considered the first modern stand-up comedian. He was the first comedian to dress casually and speak about current events in a matter-of-fact style. He helped to get Lenny Bruce some gigs at the hungry i, and occasionally wrote jokes for speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy. Sahl got deeply involved in the post-Warren Commission investigation of Kennedy's death, and some say it cost him his popularity.
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Artist

Mort Sahl Discography

Albums

7005 Mort Sahl At Sunset(LP) Fantasy 7005 US 1958 Sell This Version
Mort Sahl Mort Sahl 1960 Or Look Foward In Anger (Album) Verve Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Mort Sahl The Future Lies Ahead (Album) Verve Records UK 1958 Sell This Version
Mort Sahl At The Hungry I (Album) Verve Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Mort Sahl The Next President Verve Records US 1960 Sell This Version
MG V-15006 Mort Sahl A Way Of Life(LP, Album, Mono) Verve Records MG V-15006 US 1960 Sell This Version
R - 5003 Mort Sahl On Relationships...(LP) Reprise Records R - 5003 USA & Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Mort Sahl The New Frontier (Album) Reprise Records US 1961 Sell This Version
V-15049 Mort Sahl Great Moments Of Comedy With Mort Sahl(LP) Verve Records V-15049 US 1965 Sell This Version
MG 21112 Mort Sahl Anyway...Onward(LP, Mono) Mercury MG 21112 US 1967 Sell This Version
GNPS-2070, GNPS 2070 Mort Sahl Sing A Song Of Watergate(LP, Album) GNP Crescendo, GNP Crescendo GNPS-2070, GNPS 2070 US 1973 Sell This Version
none Mort Sahl Mort Sahl's America(CD, Album) Dove Audio none US 1997 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

DJ-84 Mort Sahl Excerpts From Mercury's Album, "Anyways... Onward"(7", Promo, Smplr) Mercury DJ-84 US 1967 Sell This Version