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Sam Kinison

Sam Kinison
Born: Dec 8, 1953 in Yakima, WA
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Died: Apr 10, 1992 in Needles, CA
Biography: Certainly the leader of the metal/decibel comedy scene, beret-wearing Kinison had an up-and-down career plagued by many personal problems. The former preacher was often funny, but he was just as often off the mark, as his albums demonstrate. He's definitely an acquired taste, to say the least. With his ...Read full biography
Louder Than Hell
Released: 1986
Label: Warner Bros.
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The late Sam Kinison was a stand-up comedy supernova, and the former Pentecostal preacher quickly established bitter screaming and high-pitched cackles as trademarks. Kinison was flat-out funny, but bubbling ...Read full review
Have You Seen Me Lately?
Released: 1988
Label: Warner Bros.
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Sam Kinison's 1986 debut album Louder Than Hell was genius standup comedy. He was a loud, rude, unapologetically vulgar party animal -- and remarkably insightful. Kinison also earned small acting roles, ...Read full review
More Sam Kinison albums: Main Albums (4), DVD/Video (2)