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Collectors Series: Jerry Lewis

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Capitol Collectors Series: Jerry Lewis

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jerry Lewis
Producers:
Capitol
genre:
Reissues

We gave it a B

Those under 40 may not know that Dean Martin’s sparring partner had a singing career in the ’50s, but in Collectors Series: Jerry Lewis there’s ample, amusing proof. Armed with various comedy writers’ most melodic material and backed by a serious orchestra, the wacky comic winningly brays his way through 20 clever novelty numbers including “Lay Somethin’ on the Bar (Besides Your Elbows),” “The Book Was So Much Better Than the Picture,” and “I Can’t Carry a Tune.” B

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