Lily Tomlin ♫ This Is A Recording ♫ Rare 1971 Polydor Records Original Vinyl LP

Sold Date: May 17, 2021
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This Is a Recording by  ReleasedMarch 1971Recorded
Length46:51 chronologyThis Is a Recording
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This Is a Recording is a  released in 1971 by American actress-comedian . The album consists of comic sketches of Tomlin in her most famous character, Ernestine, the nosy, aggressive, and sharp-tongued telephone operator. The album's tracks include monologues in which Ernestine tangles over the phone with ,  ("Mr. Veedle"), , and . It was recorded live at the intimate  in .

The album, Tomlin's first, won her a  for . Tomlin became the first woman to win this award for a solo recording (in 1962  won for an album with ; in the years since only  and  among female comedians have won the award.) The album peaked at #15 on the  albums list, the highest charting solo comedy album by a woman ever on the chart.

Track listing "" "Mr. Veedle" "The Marriage Counselor" "Joan Crawford" "Obscene Phone Call" "The Repairman" "The Bordello" "Strike" "Peeved" "Ernestine" "The Pageant" "The F.B.I." "The Mafia and the Pope" "Mrs. Mitchell" "Awards Dinner" "Boswick 9" ""