• Classic Gold

  • By: George Carlin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Performance
  • Release date: 06-28-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Laugh.com
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (164 ratings)

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Editorial Reviews

This audio collection combines three live comedy sets from the late legendary George Carlin, one of the most influential and well-known comedians of the past few decades. Carlin is a live-wire performer, his demeanor oscillating wildly from calm and matter-of-fact to incensed and bombastic over the course of these electrifying stand-up sets as he levels his razor-sharp wit and on-the-nose insights at a wide variety of social norms and mores. In his lifetime, Carlin was an unabashedly confrontational comedian, unafraid to go where angels fear to tread, wading into contentious debates about abortion, racism, politics, and the like with no hesitations or regrets, and his monologues are fierce, inflammatory, and well worth a listen.
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Publisher's Summary

This set contains three of George Carlin's classic albums from the 1970s in their entirety: FM & AM, Class Clown, and Occupation Foole. Tracks:
1. Shoot
2. The Hair Piece
3. Sex in Commercials
4. Drugs
5. Birth Control
6. Son of Wino
7. Divorce Game
8. Ed Sullivan Self Taught
9. Let's Make a Deal
10. The 11 O'Clock News
11. Class Clown
12. Wasting Time: Sharing a Swallow
13. Values (How Much Is That Dog Crap in the Window?) / Shoot Is Shit With T
14. I Used to Be Irish Catholic
15. The Confessional
16. Special Dispensation: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, and Limbo
17. Heavy Mysteries
18. Muhammad Ali - America the Beautiful
19. Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television
20. Welcome to My Job
21. Occupation: Foole
22. White Harlem
23. The Hallway Groups
24. Black Consciousness
25. New York Voices
26. Grass Swept the Neighborhood
27. Childhood Cliches
28. Cute Little Farts
29. Raisin Rhetoric
30. Filthy Words
Explicit Language Warning: You must be 18 years or older to purchase this program.
©1992 Atlantic Recording Corporation; (P)1992 Eardrum Records
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4 out of 5 stars
By Charles Cyr on 06-21-12

Classic George

What made the experience of listening to Classic Gold the most enjoyable?

George Carlin's brilliant mind, his unique comic associative perspective and ability to eloquently relate to the audience, make him a pleasure to listen to. It was enjoyable to re-hear some of his classic works and, of course, I relished the ones I hadn't heard before.

Would you be willing to try another book from George Carlin? Why or why not?

Yes. It's light entertainment with George's comic brilliance.

Which character – as performed by the narrator – was your favorite?


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5 out of 5 stars
By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-05-12

Don't listen and drive

Parts of this are so funny, that if you listen and drive you may be in an accident. It is hard to see where you are going when you are tearing up from laughter. The name says it all this is Classic and it is Gold.

Carlin has always been my favorite comedian. The wit, the voices, the edge, it is all combined to make you laugh and think at the same time. There is a lot here on words and how we use them, and of course the seven words you can't say on tv. There is a slight bit on politics and he takes us back to our childhood with Class Clown.

Last year I listened to his biography "Last Words" which came out after his death. It is also a great listen or read.

Carlin is a legend.

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