Picklehead Music Presents: John Forster
Great comedy music and satire
JOHN FORSTER began writing and performing his unique brand of musical theatre and satire as an undergraduate at Harvard, where he founded the long-running revue "The Proposition" and wrote for the Hasty Pudding. His critically acclaimed first solo album, "Entering Marion", was released in 1994 on Philo/Rounder Records and won a NAIRD Award (the "Independents' Grammies".) He's written and produced for the Olsen Twins (on BMG and Warner Vision) and Rosenshontz (Lightyear/BMG).
John also won FOUR Grammy Awards for his work with Tom Chapin!
Now all that sounds pretty classy to all of us here at Picklehead. But all we know is that when we first heard John's songs, we knew he was a perfect fit for us. We listen to his witty songs here at the Picklehead Mansion, and we know you're gonna love this guy.
NEW! Broadsides (with Tom Chapin) (CD $12.95)--comedy music - political satire
This is a great new album John did in collaboration with Tom Chapin. A lot of these songs were featured on NPR's Morning Edition,
and are in the tradition of all the great satirical songs that have been around since Yankee Doodle. There are songs here about bank bailouts,
standardized testing in the schools, lab testing on mice, and many more. Great stuff!!
titles: Broadside * Total Security Solutions, Inc. * Econo-Me-Oh-My * When Bad Things Happen To Good Mice * Zombie Bank *
The Cars * Not On the Test * One Billion Little Emperors * The Chief Executive Chain Gang * Digital Delinquents *
Calling All Dummies * Cold Christmas * Eco Man * The Good Book & the Big Bang
Song Samples (MP3): Broadside * Zombie Bank * Cold Christmas * The Chief Executive Chain Gang
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Entering Marion (CD $12.95)--comedy music
titles: Entering Marion * Fusion * Bye Bye Future * Whole * Tone Deaf *
Way Down Deep (You're Shallow) * The Big Mac Tree * Article Nine *
Codependent With You * Classical Music Is Cool
Song Samples (MP3): Entering Marion* Silicon Slim* Codependent With You
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The Official Bootleg Album (CD $12.95)--comedy music
titles: Virtual Vivian * The Pac Man * The All-Purpose Carol * Sparky and the Noank Philharmonic * Fartutzi...* Cancun * The Ballad Of Salman Rushdie * Columbine *
Modulate Back Home To Me * Type A * Virtual Vivian (Rock Version) *
The Zipper Song
Song Samples (MP3): Virtual Vivian* The All-Purpose Carol* Type A
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