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Re: ME: Senor Wences (non-groo post mostly)



Sawright? Sokay? Close de door.


Ken Simon
p003115b@pb.seflin.org



On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, Mark Evanier wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Jul 1999 10:27:13 -0400 (EDT), Kevin S Hall
> <khall@sunspot.ummed.edu> wrote:
> 
> >Does anyone on the list, or especially you Mark as you seem to know these 
> >things, know if there's ANY way to find some old Senor Wences routines on 
> >tape?? I'm having the best time of my life right now introducing my 
> >daughter to the joys of the Bill Cosby records I grew up with, and I 
> >think she would ADORE some of the Senor Wences stuff (yes, I know the n 
> >has a tilde over it, but I don't know how to make this goofy unix box do 
> >that!). :)
> 
> ME: Senor Wences, believe it or not, only had one routine.  He had an
> act of about thirty minutes in length and he did it over and over, in
> different languages with only minor variations, for over sixty years.
> When you saw him on TV, you saw him performing excerpts from that one
> act.
> 
> He did every bit of it at least twice on the Ed Sullivan Show and
> those tapes still exist, but I don't know if they've been released.
> Let me ask around.
> 
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