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Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby
Born: Jul 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA
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Biography: Although African-American comedians had long been a staple of the standup circuit prior to the emergence of Bill Cosby, none had come even remotely close to reaching the same heights of commercial success or universal acceptance. Before Cosby, black comics were largely relegated to the so-called "chitlin ...Read full biography
Bill Cosby Presents Badfoot Brown and the Bunions Bradford Funeral & Marching Band
Badfoot Brown & the Bunions Bradford Funeral & Marching Band was released in 1971 by Bill Cosby and a mysterious, uncredited group of musicians (all but one, the great percussionist Big Black on bass drum, ...Read full review
I Started Out As A Child
Released: 1964
Label: Warner Archives
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By sidestepping racial humor and the "sick" comedy of Lenny Bruce, Bill Cosby was able to reach a wide audience through keen and endearing portraits of his Philadelphia childhood. And even though he mostly ...Read full review